Name: Johanna Braeunlich
Date of birth: 23.11.1973
Place of birth: Fulda, Germany
Address: Markt 6, 1354 AT Almere, Nederland
September 2002 – August 2006 Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, Ceramic Department
Studies and education in the field of ceramic and sculpture. Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in July 2006.
October 1999 – June 2000 Burg Giebichenstein, art academy in Halle, Germany
Studies and education in the field of ceramics and sculpture.
June 1995 – January 1998 Töpferei Knapp, Bayreuth, Germany
Manufacturing stoneware (tableware and tile stoves), gas-fired at 1250°C with reduction technique. The training included all aspects such as throwing, glazing, decoration, manufacturing tiles for tile stoves, preparing clay and glazes, loading and firing the kilns as well as an intensive training in ceramic theory at Keramikfachschule Landshut. Diploma attained in June 1998.
June 1994 – June 1995 Töpferei Gerber-Eckert, Trier, Germany
Practical education and work experience.
July 1984 – June 1993 Gymnasium Kopernikusschule Freigericht, Germany
Abitur (German High School diploma) attained in June 1993.
August 2008 until today
Working in my profession as applied artist in the fields of ceramics, sculpture, drawing and painting in my own studio in Almere Haven.
March – june 1999 Golden Bridge Pottery (GBP), Pondicherry, India
Manufacturing stoneware, wood-fired at 1250°C with reduction technique. Teaching of the students in throwing and ceramic theory. Assistance in different working fields of GBP.
April – august 1998 Association of Craft Producers (ACP), Kathmandu, Nepal
Assistance and teaching in the Ceramic Department of ACP. Manufacturing earthenware, fired at 1040°C with Cerosine. Developing of new forms, glazes and decorations. Thriving to improve the quality of the tableware by increasing the firing temperature from 1040°C to 1080°C. Developing a new type of clay that is suitable for higher firing temperatures. This project was supported by a scholarship from Carl Duisberg Society (Germany).
Participation in the course “Administratie voor beeldend Kunstenaars”, offered by the “Beroepsvereniging voor Beeldend Kunstenaars”(BBK) in Amsterdam.
Chinese brushwork on ceramics. Docent Yuk Kan Yeung, Haarlem, Netherlands.
Participation in the course “Het speel & de knickers” 10 lectures about the financial part of being an artist. Offered by “Kunstenaars & Co” in Amsterdam.
Nude drawing and painting, European Art Academy, Trier (Germany).
Nude drawing, European Art Academy, Trier.
Slip painting and decoration on ceramics.
Construction of a 500 l wood-burning kiln.
Fundaments of welding (preparatory step for a kiln construction seminar).
Wood-firing seminar: Raku-technique, sawdust-firing, firing of different wood-burning kilns (1150°C and 1250°C).
Free painting, European Art Academy, Trier.
Ash-based celadon-craquele glazes.
“Überschlagtechnik”: special technique for the construction of tile stoves.
Portrait drawing, European Art Academy, Trier.
July 1995 and September 1994
Thai hand building technique for building large scale pots.
November – December 1993 and September 1989
Töpferei G. Ruppert, Steinau, Germany (pottery)
Domani Möbelwerkstatt, Freiburg, Germany (carpentry workshop)
Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam (AAF)
Juli – dec 2016
Participation in Natuurkunstpark Lelystad, angroep exposition in public space from members of KVF (Kunstenaars Vereniging Flevoland).
Juli – aug 2016
Groep exposition with zelf portraits from members of KVF (Kunstenaars Vereniging Flevoland) at Municipal House Emmeloord.
Participation in Poster Floriade Project of foundation De Zijnenrups Almere.
Mei – juni 2016
Participation in “Voorjaarssalon”, groep exposition from members of KVF (Kunstenaars Vereniging Flevoland) in statehouse Flevoland in Lelystad.
Participation in groep exposition with reference to the Open Day of Schouwburg Almere at 24 september 2015.
Mei – juni 2015
Groep exposition “Het kan in Almere: Almeerse Kunst” at BG-105 in Almere Haven, gallery of young artist lab BG-22-24.
Participation in groep exposition in gallery Beeldend Gesproken in Amsterdam with reference to Beeldend Gesproken Art-price 2014.
Participation in exposition from Uniepalet at Stadhuis Almere.
Maart – april 2014
Participation in groep exposition from Stichting Inspiratie Inc. and Kwintes in the building “De Hulk” in Almere Haven.
Participation in groep exposition “Jakob am Jabbok” at “Marienkirche” in Gelnhausen, Germany.
Participation in web-exposition from the Nederland’s “Beroepsvereniging voor Beeldend Kunstenaars” (BBK)
Participation in exhibition “Aanwas 5”, organized by the “Beroepsvereniging voor beeldend Kunstenaars” (BBK) at gallery Loods 6, Amsterdam.
Participation in group exhibition in “Kunstenaarsbroedplaats de Hulk” in Almere Haven, connected with the “A-HAA dagen Almere”.
Exhibition of ceramic sculptures in Gallery “Tuin a’ la cart”, Almere.
Participation in the sales exhibition “kerst & carry” in “Corrosia”, Centrum Voor Beeldende Kunst in Almere Haven.
Exhibit of paintings in Gallery “Tuin a’ la cart”, Almere.
Participation in different exhibitions within the scope of Evenaarsvestival Almere.
Participation in exhibition “Beeldend gesproken kunstprijs 2008” museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen.
Participation in “Kunstmarkt Almere” with jewellery and ceramics.
Participation in the 21st Kunstlijn, sculpture- en art manifestation in Haarlem, the Nederlands.
Participation in the End examination Exhibition of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.
Participation in the exhibition “Afstuderend” in the “Vredenskerk” in Amsterdam.
June 2003 and June 2005
Participation in the sales exhibition “Rietveld naar de Beurs” at “Beurs van Berlage” in Amsterdam.
November – December 2004
Participation in the exhibition “Goudomrand – The future handmade at the Nederlandse Bank in Amsterdam.
August 2009 – March 2010
Building of a large scale ceramic sculpture “Krokodile in Stadswerfpark” for the public space in Almere (stadswerfpark Almere) after winning a competition of residential building company “Alliantie Flevoland”.
January 2006, october 2004 and february 2000
After winning a competition, designing of four different church windows for the protestant church “Johanneskirche” in Freigericht (Germany), made in glass and lead by the glass factory Hetterich in Gelnhausen.
February 2015 until today
Giving weekly throwing courses in pot-throwing with the wheel in own studio Annusch Ceramic Arts.
August 2008 – December 2009
Giving throwing courses for adults and children in own studio at Kunstenaarsbroedplaats de Hulk in Almere.
January 2004 – December 2005
Attending weekly pottery (throwing) courses in the Cultural Center “Griffioen” in Amstelveen.
September 1989 – June 1992
Giving two ceramic courses weekly for children in the Municipal House of the protestant church “Johanniskirche” in Freigericht (Germany).
October 2013 – December 2014
Giving ceramic workshops for refugee-children in creative activity centre Buurthuis Jan Steen in Almere in cooperation with Stichting Inspiratie Inc.
Oktober 2011 – January 2012
Community art project in AZC (residence for asylum seekers) Almere: Manufacturing and placing large scale art pieces of mosaic and ceramics together with mosaic-artist Bertina Slettenhaar in cooperation with Stichting ter Bevordering van Vrolijkheid.
Oktober 2011 – May 2013
Attending ceramic workshops for refugees in AZC Almere in cooperation with Stichting ter Bevordering van Vrolijkheid.
Oktober 2006 – August 2008
Giving throwing classes for a mentally handicapped boy for Stichting de Witte Olifant Almere.