Egberdien van Rossum Visits Curacao after 30 years!
Egberdien van Rossum is in Curaçao from January 30th to February 4th 2007. Egberdien van Rossum is the owner of the former Gallery rg, which was established in the Keukenstraat in Punda in the 1960's and 1970's. Various local artists have exhibited there, such as Babs de Brabander, José Maria Capricorne, Ria Houwen, Stanley Inderson, Elis Juliana, Yubi Kirindongo, Eb Marcano, Nigel Matthew, Ocalia, Philip Rademaker, Felix de Rooy and many more. On Thursday, February 1st, she will be handing over the entire archives of Gallery rg to Landhuis Bloemhof. These archives contain valuable documenation about the cultural life on Curaçao in those years, as well as information about the art and artists which were exhibited in her gallery. Egberdien van Rossum hopes that many of her acquaintances from her Gallery rg days will be able to come to Landhuis Bloemhof to see her. Friends, acquaitances and artists who exhibited at rg are welcome to visit with her at Landhuis Bloemhof on Thursday morning.