about

Born in Tettnang (Germany); French nationality;
I have been living and working in Amsterdam since 1997.
After a career in marketing and communication, I have been concentrating mainly on art for the last 12 years.

Education
1997-2002
Gerrit Rietveld Academy (bachelor’s in art; graduated from the drawing and painting department)

Other higher education:
BA in psychology (honours), Paris VIII, France;
ESCP Europe, Master’s in Business Administration (Parijs-Oxford-Berlijn, graduated in marketing and communication)

Experience as a visual artist (painting, drawing, objects)
Selection of exhibitions

2017
on-going project (since 2015) TAotS-The Academy of the Sublime, an initiative of Erik Odijk
2016
This Art Fair, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (NL)
Drawing #2, PAK, Lisse (Belgium)
The Drawing Cabinet, De Huiskamer, Amsterdam (NL)
2015
Group exhibition, Brummelkamp Galerie, AMC, Amsterdam (NL)
2014
Barbara Nanning meets Isabelle Duval, WG Kunst, Amsterdam (NL)
Kerst Sale, WG Kunst, Amsterdam (NL)
2013
Group exhibition, Jan vd Togt Museum, Amstelveen (NL)
Love, group exhibition, WG Kunst, Amsterdam (NL)
To feel the Void (solo), Ruimte, Amsterdam (NL)
The Drawing Cabinet, travelling group exhibition, Waterland Museum, Purmerend and Het Kunstsalon, Assen (NL)
2011
Alice likes this (with C.H. Gibs en H. vd Putt), De Chiellerie, Amsterdam (NL)
2010
More Precious than Gold, Catharijneconvent Museum, Utrecht (NL)
Amstelveen Triennial 2010, Pen and Brush, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen (NL)
2009
Frozen, Duivelseiland Gallery, Amsterdam (solo) (NL)
2007
Amstelveen Triennial 2007, Dialogue with CoBrA, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen (NL)
2006
Storm in a tea cup, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (with O. Glebbeek) (NL)
2005
Life is a gift, Willem Lutz Gallery, Delft (solo) (NL)
So what !, Quarantine, Amsterdam, (solo) (NL)
Zeeburg Prize 2005, Amsterdam (NL)
2004
Belicht Heimwee (Enlighted nostalgia), group exhibition through the city of Haarlem (NL)
Amstelveen Triennial 2004, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen (NL)
2003
Staying alive, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (with M. Bosch and O. Glebbeek) (NL)
2002
Royal Prize for free painting, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague (NL)
Art Paris, Paris (F)
2001
Wow !, SBK, Amsterdam (NL)
2000
Anneke Walvoort presents films by Rietveld Academy students, The Movies, Amsterdam (NL)

Prizes

2010
short list Vermeulen Brauckman Art Prize, Catharijneconvent Museum, Utrecht (NL)
2003
long list Royal Prize for free painting (NL)
2002
short list Royal Prize for free painting (NL)
Selection of publications

2005
Life is a gift”, zegt Isabelle Duval, Hendrik van Leeuwen, Haagsche Courant, 2 april 2005
2002
15x Rietvelders, Peter Henkes, Tableau Magazine, november 2002
Collections

Van Den Broek Foundation collection (NL); various private collections in The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Slovakia and the U.S.A.
Picture books (text and illustrations)

2014
Mais où sont passés les couleurs de Mamie ? (Where did Granny’s colours go ?)
(a children’s book about Alzheimer’s disease)
1 + 12 (13 sonnets in French with 13 drawings)
2012
Un petit trait dans la ville (A little stripe in the city),
(a children’s book about the pleasure of reading and the magic of books)
2011
Pas de couleurs, gros malheurs ? (Colourless, cheerless ?),
(a children’s book about the difficulty of finding and standing for one’s own identity)