Meet the Artist: Claudy Jongstra


Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

June 29th, 2024

06:30 PM

Meet the Artist: Claudy Jongstra at Villa del Arte Gallery, Mandarin Oriental, Bdorum
We are excited to announce our next “Meet the Artist” presentation at Villa del Arte Gallery, located in the prestigious Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum. This event will feature the internationally renowned artist and activist, Claudy Jongstra.

Claudy Jongstra is a visionary artist and textile designer whose work bridges the gap between traditional craftsmanship and contemporary art. Known for her large-scale, hand-felted wool installations, Jongstra’s creations are celebrated for their tactile beauty and sustainable approach.

Jongstra sources raw materials locally, often using wool from rare-breed sheep she maintains and natural dyes derived from her own botanical garden. Her dedication to environmental sustainability is not just a practice but a philosophy that permeates every aspect of her work. This commitment has earned her international recognition and numerous awards.

Highlights of Jongstra’s Career

– Sustainable Art: Jongstra’s work exemplifies the fusion of art and environmental activism. By using organic materials and traditional techniques, she promotes sustainable practices in the art world.

– Public Commissions: Her large-scale installations have been commissioned by prestigious institutions, including the United Nations, the European Parliament, and various museums worldwide.

– Exhibitions and Collections: Jongstra’s work has been exhibited globally and is part of prominent collections, such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Event Details

Join us for an intimate evening with Claudy Jongstra as she shares insights into her creative process, the inspiration behind her work, and her commitment to sustainability. This is a unique opportunity to engage with an artist whose work challenges and inspires.

Date: Saturday, June 29th

Time: 06:30 PM
Venue: Villa del Arte at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

What to Expect

– Artist Talk: Claudy Jongstra will discuss her career, the philosophy behind her sustainable practices, and her innovative techniques.

– Q&A Session: Attendees will have the chance to ask Jongstra questions and engage in a dialogue about her work.

– Exclusive Viewing: Get an up-close look at some of Jongstra’s stunning textile pieces, showcasing her unique artistry and craftsmanship.


Reserve your spot now to ensure you don’t miss this inspiring evening with Claudy Jongstra, we have limited places available.

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Villa del Arte Gallery and Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum