Powerlifting and two broken backs

Powerlifting and two broken backs

Finally, it stands. One of the two large vases that I painted in Jingdezhen, China in December 2018. After quite a long journey (in terms of distance as well as in life experience), a lot of powerlifting, two broken backs (sorrysorry Lenny and Mark), and a slightly bruised left wrist (myself, left-handed), it finally arrived […]

Het sprekende beeld

Het sprekende beeld

Het sprekende beeld/The talking image 5 to 30 January 2019 Opening: Saturday 5 January at 4 PM Illustrators: Anna van Dooren, Esther Sepers, ML Wasiela, Atelier Tenk, Pepijn van den Nieuwendijk (Cirque de Pepin) and Geoffrey van Dijk. In 2007 Grafisch Atelier Den Bosch made the exhibition ‘Buiten het boekje’ (Outside the booklet), in which […]

Jingdezhen 2018

Jingdezhen 2018

From December 8 until December 29, 2018 I was in China. Most of the time in the porcelain capital Jingdezhen, and only a few days in Shanghai. In Jingdezhen I painted two large scale blue and white vases in a small and cold but rather awesome factory pretty far from Downtown Jingdezhen. Fantastic time and […]

There was a dragon in the shop

There was a dragon in the shop

Dragons of Ming for sale I just reopened my Etsy store, yeah! My store is at http://etsy.com/shop/CirqueDePepin Just added 11 ceramic “Dragons”. These dragons are from my ‘Dragons of Ming’ series. For this project, inspired by my travels to Jingdezhen, China and my sparked interest in historic Chinese porcelain, I make vases, sculptures and these […]

Time for Fiesta

Time for Fiesta

Exhibition Fiesta 6 October to 18 November 2018 opening on 6 October from 3 – 5 pm During the exhibition ‘Fiesta’ we present the work of four quirky and totally different artists. Their work fits well together in a strange way. This exhibition is exciting because of the remarkable combination. Art can be fun right! […]

Op Visite bij Pieter – Beelden in de tuin

Op Visite bij Pieter – Beelden in de tuin

Nieuwe tentoonstelling: Beelden in de tuin’, Woonzorgcentrum Stefanna in Delft 7 september t/m 7 oktober 2018. Op de foto mijn beeld ‘Totem van kracht, wijsheid en geluk’ keramiek, 46 (h) x 30 (l) x 20 (b), en het beeld ‘Reizen van de Dodo’, keramiek, 46 (h) x 36 (l) x 28 (b) cm. De foto’s […]

The kiln Gods have decided

The kiln Gods have decided

She opened the kiln and it was good. Two new ceramic sculptures. I was expecting the Majolica in a somewhat blue-gray color. I previously did a test on a different glaze and temperature. (And did not have time for new tests). But on this specific glaze (and higher temperature) it was still just brilliant blue, […]

Pepijn at work

The talented filmmaker Jaco Kruidenier of MaasMedia Rotterdam recently made a short film about Pepijn’s work. The film has a wonderful atmosphere, and is filmed entirely on location at Struktuur86 in The Hague where Pepijn regularly works on his ceramic sculptures. Thanks you Jaco! Now the film is still in Dutch, hopefully there will soon […]

De reis van de Drakenkeizer

De reis van de Drakenkeizer

De reis van de Drakenkeizer/The journey of the Dragon Emperor Galerie Van Slagmaat presents from 15 June to 18 August 2018 ‘De reis van de Drakenkeizer’/’The journey of the Dragon Emperor’. In this overview exhibition you can see ceramics, paintings and drawings by ‘Cirque de Pepin’, the alias of Pepijn van den Nieuwendijk (1970 Waddinxveen, […]