Artwork presented to the KLM Flight Academy

The Diamond Bird has arrived

A new toyism artwork arrived in style at the KLM Flight Academy yesterday. Artist ‘Santa’ Dejo presented the artwork to director John Hayward.
The artwork was made in honor of the new Diamond DA-42 airplanes which was recently taken into use at the academy. And to celebrate a good neighbourship between toyism and the academy.
Title: The Diamond Bird
Reveal: December 19th, 2018, Eelde (The Netherlands)
Watch the news item at RTV Drenthe here: Toyists make an artwork for the KLM Flight Academy

Toyism in Peru!

The toyism project in Lima is revealed!

The toyism project in Lima was unveiled on December 11th in a festive way.
The VIP boat looks beautiful thanks to the talented children who helped the toyists to make the project a success.
We also thank the director and the Maria Parado de Bellido school for a wonderful collaboration!
Title: The Very Important Painters Boat
Reveal: December 11th, 2018 in Lima Peru
See more here: VIP Boat

Toyism Hong Kong Project Noah’s Ark completed!

Toyism in Hong Kong!

They where invited as big rock and roll stars. And now the toyists completed the project Noah’s Ark!

Title: The Philosophy of Faith – Noah’s Ark in #HongKong in the Kei Faat Primary School (Yau Tong)
Filmed by the Hong Kong Cable TV.
Article in Hong Kong Newspaper Sing Tao
Reveal: Tuesday October 30th, 2018.
A big thank you to all the people who stood by us during this unforgettable month!

Toyism Art in China ! Toyism wins 1st price in Contesthink competition in Beijing!

Toyism Art in China

Toyism Art won 1st price in the Contesthink competition in Beijing!

The mural “What’s for dinner” can now be seen in the 798 Art District in the capital of China! Our mural was also the backdrop for the opening of the Design festival. Present were officials from embassies including the cultural officer of the embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands. Many thanks to Contesthink!

Organizer of the Contesthink competition: Wopke Schaafstal. Architect from Friesland. Living in Beijing since 2010 and founder of Contesthink. With support of the embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Toyism Art goes China

Toyism Art will be in China for the months of June and July! Toyist Dejo and trainee Kixoz will visit Beijing and Hong Kong to promote Toyism Art and make new connections. In Beijing they will meet with people of the Red Gate Gallery, visit the 798 art district and many more museums and galleries. And visit the new Chinese toyist trainee Clamaoing! During their stay Dejo will continue training the new toyists Clamaoing and Kixoz in the style of toyism.

In Hong Kong they will meet with Tong Lau Space for something special at the end of this year! Stay tuned for more!

TT Hike & Toyism!

Check out the promo for the TT Hike with Toyism Art Movement!

With TT hero Egbert Streuer! (made by Andere Vertoningen):

Fine Art Print - The Magical History Tour - Toyism. Art for sale. Buy bestselling art prints online.

Toyism Behind the Curtain – The Magical History Tour

In Toyism Behind the Curtain, you get a closer look at what toyism is about. This time we discover the musical heroes featured in the painting: The Magical History Tour. Now on display at Hotel ten Cate in the city of Emmen, the Netherlands. Can you guess who all the musical heroes are? Follow this link to find out!

GSMG Bragi at the Grand Carnaval

The A-capella choir of G.S.M.G. Bragi, the largest and oldest student Music Association of Groningen, at the anniversary party Grand Carnival of the international art movement toyism. A short impression.

Toyism Takes Over – simultaneous on 25 locations in the North of the Netherlands

Toyism celebrates its 25th anniversary with a simultaneous exhibition, on display at 25 locations in the city of Groningen and the province. On Sunday, October 8, the exhibition called Toyism Takes Over was opened in Galerie Kunsthof in Appingedam. After a speech by Mr. Remkes, a MindGame was played by toyists Lodieteb and Aniyina and with that the exhibition was officially opened. At each location you can find colorful works of the toyists consisting of paintings, graphic art and sculptures. The exhibition runs from October 8th till December 17th of this year. You can find all the participating locations on this website. Do you already have a route dotted out?

Galerie Kunsthof in the city Appingedam, in a 17th century warehouse at the Damsterdiep.

Address: Blankenstein 2 – 9901 AX Appingedam

Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday / 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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The Foundation De Noordelijke Kunsthof is possibly the oldest exhibition space of the North. Founded in 1951 in Appingedam by directors of the Maatschappij tot Nut van’t Algemeen, with the intention of “to let the common people in Appingedam and surroundings take knowledge of the Visual Arts”.

Since 1952, there were more than 250 exhibitions of all forms of the Visual Arts, and also concerts and lectures. Special exhibitions in the distant past included an exhibition of the 17th century masters Jan Steen, Van Ostade, and Van Ruysdael, in 1952. In 1954 and 1967 works by Jozef Israëls and Jacob Maris from the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam were on exhibition. In 1955 on the occasion of the first anniversary there was an exhibition with work by Jan Sluyters, Piet Mondrian, Kees van Dongen and Charley Toorop.

Henk Helmantel has exhibited here three times, including his first official exhibition in 1972. Furthermore Jan van der Zee, Dick Bruna, Johan Dijkstra, Jan van Loon, Claus Hansen, Pol, Jan van der Kooij have shown their work here.



Toyisten niet meer weg te denken uit internationale kunstwereld

Een verslag van Serge Vinkelvleugel van RTV Drenthe.

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