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Starting to work on the summer exposition in Atelier de Kaasfabriek
Today we started to work on the summer exposition in Atelier de Kaasfabriek. It promises to be quite spectacular this year. On the 6th of June we we open the Azores Fringe Festival and launch the Azoren Art Center. The aim is to promote and s...
Painting for the Brain Workshop on São Jorge

by : Pieter - 2023-04-03 - 1408 views

Painting for the Brain Workshop on São Jorge
Fully catered exclusive workshop 'Painting for the Brain'
From 1 to 5 May 2023 on the idyllic island of Sao Jorge in the Azores. The teacher is Pieter Adriaans, internationally renowned philosopher, visual artist and experienced teacher. Targe...
Urban Sketchers on São Jorge

by : Pieter - 2022-07-03 - 1633 views

Urban Sketchers on São Jorge
Last week Urban Sketcher Alexandra Baptista came to our little island to help us create a local group. We had a very nice evening in Museu Francisco de Lacerda with help of Catarina Dias. Here ia a sketch of two girls Iris Rodrigues and Cátia ...
Jorge Santos, artist in residence at the Fringe Festival at São Jorge
In the month of June local artist Jorge Santos will work on a statue for the Art Garden of Grand Café Manezinho. Jorge is one of those special talents that island communities seem to grow by nature. Without any formal training but with a deep urge t...
The story of “The allegory of painting”

by : Pieter - 2022-05-18 - 921 views

The story of “The allegory of painting”
The first version is from 2018. Initially I did not know what the painting would be about. I just threw some blobs of paint at the canvas and tried to see what they meant. When I saw the beak of the bird, I made it stand out by darkening the ...
The great digitisation project continues: New Site in the air!!!
The great digitization project continues 

Today we are launching the new website www.pieter-adriaans.com. The site has existed for almost 20 years but the technology behind the site was outdated. In the past month Jos Velema has created a ne...