Louise Schouwenberg

Louise Schouwenberg studied psychology (Radboud University Nijmegen), sculpture (Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam), and philosophy (University of Amsterdam). After establishing a career as visual artist, since 2000 her focus has been on theory and, incidently, curating exhibitions, including exhibitions for gallery Fons Welters Amsterdam (2012), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam (2010), Utrecht Manifest (2009), and the Textile Museum Tilburg (2006). She writes for Dutch and international art and design magazines and has contributed to a range of books, some of the latest being a publication on designer Konstantin Grcic (Vitra Design Museum, 2014), a monograph on designers Scholten&Baijings (Phaidon Press / Maharam, 2014), a catalogue on Studio Wieki Somers (JRP|Ringier Kunstverlag, 2014), a monograph on Formafantasma (Lecturis, 2014), a monograph on artist Robert Zandvliet (Nai Publishers, 2012) and a monograph on designer Hella Jongerius (Phaidon Press, 2010). Schouwenberg has been teaching at various art schools, since 2000 at Design Academy Eindhoven. In 2010 she was appointed Head of the Master programme Contextual Design, in 2013 co-head of the Master programme Design Curating and Writing.