Our visit to Athens is over. Ger wants to make a drawing of the Acropolis for many years. So we got on an airplane en off we went to Athens. He made a lot of pictures and sketches. Everything went well, so he can start this new project: "Athens".

He wants to make drawings of 1. The Acropolis, 2. The Temple of Zeus and 3. the first Olympic Stadium.

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Ger completed a series of 10 drawings of the 5 'Wadden' islands:

  • On Texel he drew the Lighthouse and an old farmhous from 1578
  • On Vlieland he also drew the Lighthouse and the Museum the "Tromphuis", from the rear.
  • On Terschelling he drew the Lighthouse "De Brandaris" from "het Hoge Duin" and "Commandeurhuizen" in the Commandeurstraat on West-Terschelling.
  • On Ameland Ger made a drawing also from the Lighthouse with tiny houses from the lighthouse keepers and the oldest house in the Johannes Bakkerstraat nr. 7 in Hollum.
  • On Schiermonnikoog: The Northern Lighthouse and the oldest house "Marten"in de Middenstreek.

Why did Ger make these drawings? From December 1st to March 31st 2019 he participates in a group exhibition, organised by 'FRIA' (Professional Organisation of artists in the Northern Netherlands). This exhibition takes place at Schiermonnikoog.

Where:
Visitor center Schiermonnikoog, Torenstreek 20, Schiermonnikoog.

The exhibition can be visited on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday (10-12, 13.30-17) and Sunday (10-14). During the Christmasholidays from Thursday 27th till Sunday 30th December and on Wednesday 2nd till Sunday 6th January 2019. Entrance fee € 1,- per person.

 You can see his drawings on "the latest works" you can choose on the left.

 

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