(1988) lives and works in Utrecht, the Netherlands 

Felipe studied architecture and turned to the visual arts shortly after his graduation. With architecture as his background, he creates large spatial installations and sculptures. A focus on the fragile side of architecture is at the heart of his practice.

His inspiration comes from buildings in which the tipping point between materiality and meaning is made tactile: buildings under construction or in decay, a half-finished structure or the back of a facade. Felipe is fascinated by the precise moments at which sacredness appears in architectural form. His works present themselves often as indefinite and unfinished, as snapshots of this search towards something higher, captured in time.
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Art Assignments
2022    Two installations at hiking route Vresselse Bos, Brabant
2021    Viewing spot at river ‘Dommel’, Sint-Oedenrode

2021    Research for Market square, Sint-Oedenrode
2018    LAB Kalkhorst, ‘In Progress’, Germany

Solo exhibitions
2020   ‘Apsis’, EXbunker, Utrecht
2019    ‘Wall’, Moira, Utrecht
2019    ‘Exploded View’, VHDG, Leeuwarden

Group exhibitions

2022    Temporary installation at Oerol, Terschelling
2022    Prospects and Concepts, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2021    Garden Art Route, Amersfoort

2021    ‘Your Playground’, Arti et Amicitiae, Museumnacht, Amsterdam
2021    OCTA II (Or Call This Art), Kunstliefde, Utrecht
2021    KunstKoers, De Nijverheid, Utrecht
2020   OCTA I (Or Call This Art), Maakhaven, Den Haag 
2020   UtrechtDownUnder, Utrecht 
2020   ‘Narthex’, Nieuwe Aarde (Bijbels Museum) Westerkerk, Amsterdam 
2020   ‘2D’, ACEC, Apeldoorn
2019    Galerie Pouloeuff, Naarden
2019    Big Art, Hembrugterrein Zaanstad, with Galerie Logman
2019    Centraal Laat, Whatchamacallit, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
2019    ‘Stowaway’, Cinetol / Tolbar, Amsterdam 
2019    ‘Stairway’, Kunstschouw, Zeeland
2018    Galerie Waarkunst, ‘t Waar, Groningen
2018    Hongerige Wolf Festival, Hongerige Wolf
2018    FestiValderaa, Schipborg, Drenthe 
2017    Grasnapolsky Festival, Radio Kootwijk

Residencies
2022   PADA Studio’s spring/summer residency, Barreiro, Portugal 

2019    Masterclass Gallery Pouloeuff, Naarden
2019    VoorheenDeGemeente, Leeuwarden
2018    LAB Kalkhorst, Germany

Scholarships
2020    Stipendium Emerging Artists, Mondriaan Fund
2020    Amarte Fund, Amsterdam

Bibliography
2020    Jegens&Tevens, OCTA I at maakhaven
2020    Catalog Utrecht Down Under
2020    BK-informatie nr. 8
2020    Grote Nederlandse Kunst Kalender, Trichis
2019    BK-informatie nr. 4
2019    Leeuwarder Courant 

Education
2006-2011 Bachelor in Architecture, HU Utrecht