By: Claudy 02-11-2020

“For a long time I have been called a ‘wool artist’ - a nice name, sweet, non-threatening. But it is also bullshit. I am an activist. I want to encourage people to take action.” - Claudy Jongstra

At Museum De Lakenhal, Claudy Jongstra restores the connection between humankind and nature, between knowledge and material, with a solo exhibition that appeals to all the senses. 

  • Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, NL (30 October 2020 - 28 February 2021)
  • Photography ©Ronald Tilleman


By: Claudy 26-10-2020

Situated just footsteps from the shore of the Maas, the Limburgs Museum pays homage to this mighty body of water, of life. At the request of curator Servé Hermans (artistic director of Toneelgroep Maastricht), visual artist Claudy Jongstra partakes in this homage with a piece entitled FOUR.

  • "Machtige Maas" curated by Servé Hermans (Toneelgroep Maastricht) for the Limburgs Museum, Venlo, The Netherlands (Oct. 2020 - Apr. 2021)
  • Size: 2,40 x 5,00 each
  • Material: Kempisch Heath, Drenthe Heath and Merino sheep wool, mohair, silk, cotton
  • Pigments: chamomile, nettle, st. john’s wort, yarrow, indigo, woad, walnut, madder, elderberry, calendula
  • Photography ©Jeroen Musch


By: Claudy 01-04-2020

Artwork, titled Halve Maen, commissioned by Convene NYC references the trade winds that carried ships from Amsterdam into New York Harbor.

  • Convene New York City, commissioned by Convene, USA, 2019
  • Material: natural color of Drenth Heath wool
  • Pigments: walnut, indigo, woad, onion skin
  • Size (m): 3,20 x 5,50m
  • Photo credit: Frankie Alduino