Maroeska

Biography

Maroeska Metz
Born in 1959, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Education : Gymnasium 1972-1977
Music Academy Sweelinck 1977-1979
Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art, Amsterdam 1980-1985 Exhibitions

  1. 1986 Solo exhibition of her Sculpture in Museum Reekum, Apeldoorn
  2. 1987 Exhibition of her Sculptures “d’Hollande” in Aigues-Mortes, France
  3. 1988 Exhibition Circle of Dutch sculptors in Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  4. 1989 Solo exhibition Loerakker Gallery, Amsterdam
    Arturodam, miniature Art, Madurodam, Den Haag, The Netherlands The Holland Biennale of the Nord, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem Installation “Hotel Rooms” Pulitzerhotel, Amsterdam
  5. 1990 Exhibition Gallery DEBUT, Cologne, Germany Dutch Design, Avignon, France
  6. 1991 Publication World of Interiors Publication Vogue GermanyPetit Palais in Paris major contribution to Jubilee of Sahco Hesslein Gallery Alcazar, Milano, Italy during Design salon Solo exhibition The Room gallery, Amsterdam Design exhibition in Düsseldorf, GermanySolo exhibition Joseph gallery, London, UK
    Design Museum Schloss Hollwinkel, Bad Essen, Germany
  7. 1992 Solo exhibition at Jan des Bouvries, Bussum, The Netherlands Publication in “Maison Française”
  8. Publication World of Interiors January Publication Ambiente Germany July
    Publication Elegance The Netherlands Exhibition at the furniture fair, Cologne, Germany Design for Woon kitchens, AmsterdamFurniture Collection for Designers Guilt
  9. 1993 Publication dans The World of Interiors November Publication Dutch ELLE Deco February
    Collection of handbags
    Tile design for the company De Tegel, Amsterdam
  10. 1994 Publication Architectur & Wohnen Germany Conception project for De Porceleyne Fles, Delft, The Netherlands with an exhibition Exhibition After Diner at the DEBUT gallery, Cologne, Germany Exhibition Museum Waterland plates, The Netherlands Presentation of the ARX furniture collection, major contribution Since then principal designer for the ARX collection First price for the annual contest of the badge at the “woonbeurs”, The Netherlands Designs for Forbo linoleum factory, Krommenie, presentation in Amsterdam Presentation of a child’s chair at “View on colour”, Paris Design for children’s plates for the charity event of “Parents Duchennne” Collection of carpets for ARX, The Netherlands Starts a collaboration with “Van Es” bath and bedroom textiles
  1. 1995 Publication in ELLE Deco japan Decembre Publication ELLE Deco The Netherlands June
  2. 1996 Publication in Cosmopolitan February
    Exhibition at the Royal Leerdam Glass factory “unica” Design for “Le Tresor de Arzberg Porzellan”, Germany Light project for the Jigsaw shop, Copenhagen, Denmark Design for a glass cupboard for Jigsaw, London, UK
  3. 1997 Honorary guest at Casa Europea, Antwerpen, Belgium
    Exhibition “Artist children’s bed” at the Residence fair, Den Haag, The Netherlands Design crystal glasses for Royal Leerdam, The Netherlands
  4. 1998 Light project for the Jigsaw shop in Japan and Edinburgh
    Gift for Bosch, The Netherlands (design for cup and saucer)
    Design for an office for Jaap Goudsmid / Amsterdam Medical Center Publication in Rooms to Remember, Frances Lincoln publication, London
  5. 1999 Publication in Dutch magazine Residence Jully
    Design napkins for Duchenne Parent Project Charity Design large chandeliers Jigsaw Moustique, West Indies Design four poster beds for Van Es, The Netherlands Several sofas for the Buj el Arab, Hôtel, Dubaï
    Publication in Country Houses of France Taschen, Cologne
  6. 2000 Publication Maison Française December Design for three shops Vanilia, The Netherlands
  7. 2001 Designs for the Lobby of Theatre Bellevue, Amsterdam.Design for two shops Vanilia, The Netherlands Light project for the Ducth Ambassy in Montreal, Canada, Brasilia, Brazil and Willemstad, Curaçao
First complete concept shop for fashion brand Vanilia (Total design for 8 shops)

  1. 2002 Light project Kurhaus Scheveningen, The Netherlands Light project for the Dutch Ambassy in Houston, Chicago and Miami, United States, Istanbul, Turkey, Vatican, Italy and Beijing, China
  2. 2003 Light project for the Dutch Ambassy in Canberra, Australia, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Brussels, Belgium Exhibition in collaboration with Mezonine magazine in the Royal Stables Moscow, Russia Publication in « Chez Elles » by Flammarion, Paris, France
  3. 2004 Light project for the Dutch Ambassy in Brussels, Belgium, Frankfurt, Germany, New Delhi, India
  4. 2005 Publication in Dutch magazine Elegance
  5. 2006 Collaboration with the crystal factory Ajeto Novi Bor witch results in a large collection of crystal objects and light objectsLight project for a dolls house, children’s department, Jewish Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  6. 2007 Exhibition in Zona Tortona during the Design fair in Milan, Italy Design for carpets staircases
    Launch of jewellery collection for Rizo
  7. 2008 Publication Mezonine Russia Children’s four poster beds for “Klein Design”
  8. 2009 Exhibition Madame W Vilnius, Lithuania Light project Hotel van Oranje, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Carpet design, Munster, Germany
  9. 2010 Design table for book by Patricia Steur “Dutch Beauty” Launch of collaboration with Pitaro Hecht Group Telaviv, Israel
  10. 2011 Publication Excellent magazine, The Netherlands Exhibition Gallery De Glazen Kast, Belgium Light project in Weingut, Germany Light project Vriezenhuis, Winterswijk, The Netherlands
  11. 2012 Solo Exhibition Gallery De Glazen Kast, Belgium Light project Hotel Tossa de Mar, Spain Light project Lydia Teichmann Lichtgetsaltung, Germany
  12. 2013 Publication ELLE Deco Russia Design conference table and light project for office, Rentray, The Netherlands
  13. 2014 Solo Exhibition with jewellery and furnitures at the De Glazen Kast, Belgium Light project San Llorenc, Mallorca

The work of Maroeska is included in several private collections and museums troughtout the world. She has worked with a large number of architects and contributed to a large range of magazines in Europe. She has participated in a large number of design fairs in France, Germany, Belgium, United-Kingdom and Italy. Next her design work she is also a passionate professional chef with her own private restaurant.

 

Maroeska