teja van hoften
Hogezoom 11
4328 EE Burgh-Haamstede
T 0031619662411
E tejavanhoften at zeelandnet dot nl


born in Amsterdam
academy, Tilburg

Rietveld academy, Amsterdam
1977 one year Ceramic Work Center, Heusden
1978 a half year working at the experimental department of the Porceleyne Fles, the Delft blue factory in Delft
1978-1980 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Copenhagen (sculpture department)
1982 a stipend of CRM to travel in Egypt
1987 workshop José Vermeersch, Ceramic Workcentre, Heusden
1990 subsidy of the province of Zeeland
editor of the magazine KERAMIEK
author of articles for the magazine KERAMIEK
1991-1992 editor-in-chief of the magazine KERAMIEK
1993 'vlamovenproject' brick stone factory Desimpel, Udenhout
traveling in Lanzarote to study volcanism
subsidy of the province of Zeeland
1994 traveling in Tenerife to study volcanism
basis stipend of the Dutch government (Funds of visual art)
1995 traveling in Iceland to study volcanism
1997 basis stipend of the Dutch government (Funds of visual art)
teacher ceramics, workshop ‘sculpture in landscape’, VMC Zeeland
workshop ‘cire perdue retrouvée’ , Beeldenstorm Eindhoven
1998 teacher ceramics, workshop ‘landscape and architecture’, VMC Zeeland
1999 traveling in Fuerteventura to study volcanism
2000 teacher ceramics, workshop ‘industrial architecture’, VMC Zeeland
cultural exchange program, 4 months working in Takeo, Japan
2001 teacher kakitreeproject the Kofschip Zierikzee – Stichting Zonnemaire Buitengewoon
basis stipend of the Dutch government (Funds of visual arts)
2002-2003 3 months working at the EKWC, Den Bosch
2003 2 months working at a guest studio Meulensteen Art Center Beeldenstorm / Daglicht, Eindhoven
2004-2005 guest curator project ‘intimacy’ Bewaerschole, Burgh-Haamstede
2006-2007 guest curator project 'an exchange of intimacy' NBKS, Breda / Bewaerschole, Burgh-Haamstede2007
2007 metall symposium Wurzbach Germany
2009 guest curator yearprogramm ‘a human being’ Bewaerschole, Burgh-Haamstede
6 weeks artist in residence CAM in Celleno Italy
participant in the 'weatherblog', an internet project concerning the influence of the weather on your mood
2010 3 months artist in residence Bedigliora Switzerland
2014 guest teacher academy LUCA Gent Belgium


author of articles for the magazine KLEI
2018-today author of articles for www.witterook.nu
2022 + 2023 artist in residence Telpost Millingen

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1992-1993 objects for anniversary gift ceramics Hoechst Flushing-East
1993   multiple ceramics       Art rental Goes
1993  installation Magdalena church the municipal of Goes  Goes
1994  installation Water tower  the municipal of Flushing   East-Souburg
1995 sculpture concrete ‘Parel aan de Oosterschelde’ the municipal of Zierikzee  Zierikzee
1997 installation ‘surprising vegetation’ Zonnemaire Buitengewoon Zonnemaire
1998  sculpture bronze ‘Panorama - Earth’ Stichting Trechter 5 Goes
  sculptures bronze and ceramics for poetry project ‘how much does blue weights?’ Scoop Middelburg
  installation ‘secret places’ Zonnemaire-Buitengewoon Zonnemaire
2000 sport cups bronze Sport association of Zeeland Middelburg
2002 sculpture bronze Jan Laurens Haisma Eindhoven
2004 emergoprize ceramics Syntens  Flushing 
2005 installation 'hidden lanes' CBK Zeeland Manteling Domburg
2006 book slibreeks 'along the way ' CBK Zeeland Middelburg
2010 sculpture ceramics 'mytose' hospital Velp
2011 a series of 12 photographs 'family' hospital Rijnstate Arnhem
2015 sculpture steel 'in the depth of my thoughts' art park Flushing Flushing
2018 sculpture porcelain 'lungs' private Nijmegen

work in public collections: 
museum het Depot, Wageningen
Rijnstate hospitals, Velp and Arnhem
the Zeeuws museum, Middelburg
the province of Zeeland
the municipal of  Middelburg and Flushing
art rental Zeeland, Dordrecht, Deventer, Amstelveen and Tilburg