Curriculum Vitae Pat Gentenaar-Torley

Born in San Francisco, California, 1949

Since 1971, living in the Netherlands
1983, move to a farmhouse (listed monument, 1590) in Rijswijk, for living and studio space.

Study:
Foothill College, Los Altos, California, (1967-1969)
Associate of Arts
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, USA (1969-1971)

Grants:
Japan Paper Academie, Province of South Holland, Rijswijk and Voorzienings Fonds voor Kunstenaren, for expositions en demonstrations at symposiums in Kyoto en Imadate, Japan, 1995

Prize:
Arti/Shock – City of Rijswijk Prize, 1993

Membership:
Pulchri Studio, The Hague

Secretary, International Association of Hand papermakers and Paper Artists, IAPMA, 1990-1994 and organized congress in the Netherlands in 1994.  The shows that we organized together with the congress were the inspiration for the Holland Paper Biennial.

Rijswijk Artists Association

Organization:
IAPMA Congres 1994 in Nederland
Papier Manifestatie 1994, Nederland
Holland Paper Biennial, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008, worked on all the publications

Publications:
Publisher of the Holland Paper Biennial book in 1998 en 2000
Paper Making, Jules Heller, Arizona, USA, 1978
Bijvoorbeeld, magazine for creative weaving, feb.1978
Fiberarts Design Book Four, Lark Books, USA,1991
The Art & Craft of Papermaking, Sophie Dawson, UK, 1992
KM Magazine, NL, Sept. 1992
Fiberarts Design Book Five, Lark Books, USA, 1995
PARENCO calendar, 1996
Paper Road, Denmark, 1996
Tactile Paper, NL, 1996
Paper, Gabrielle Falkiner, UK, USA, 1999
PAT, Pat Gentenaar-Torley, NL, 1999
Paper and Water, NL, 2000
Petit Art In Box, 2005
Pulchri,  jaargang 35, nr.3, juli 2007
International Association of Handpapermakers and Paper Artists Magazine, fall 2008
Puur Papier, chapter with my pulp painting technique in pictures, 2008

Expositions (a selection):
City Hall Den Haag / Atrium Building in the Hague, 2012
Pulchri Studio, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, solo expositions, and many group exhibitions:  China, 2011
Galerie Petit, Amsterdam, 1998, 2003, and 2008 solo exhibitions and in stock
Gebouw de Nieuwe Energie, Leiden, 2011
Galerie Année, Haarlem, 2011
ARTI 10, Den Haag, 2010
Holland Paper Biennial, Museum Rijswijk, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004
Galerie Arti/Shock, Rijswijk,  1975, 1977, 1981, 1988, 1991, 1994, 2010
In het licht van PUUR PAPIER, Huisgalerie De Drie Spieringen, Gouda, 2010
La Papeterie de Vaux, Paysac, Frankrijk, 2009
Museum Rijswijk, Retrospectives 1999 and 2009
Open Art Fair 2009, Jaarbeurs Utrecht
Realisme 08, Amsterdam Cruise Terminal, 2008 and 2009
Galerie Zelhem, 2008
Kunst Rai, Amsterdam, bij Galerie Petit, 2000 and 2005
PAPER WORKS 2006 INO, Japan, 2006
!PET, Hoogeveen, NL, 2004-2005 and 2006
Jongji, Korea, 2004
Galerie Wolfs, Maastricht, 1998 and 2001
Paper Road, Kopenhagen, Denemarken, 1996
Touch Please Exposition, Kyoto, Japan, 1995
Contemporary Paper Art Works, Imadate Museum, Fukoi Province, Japan, 1995
Azabu Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 1995
Salone Del Libro, Torino, Italia, 1995
Papier Manifestatie, Museum Rijswijk, 1994
Castle D’Erp, Baarlo, met Shinkichi Tajiri,  1993
Papier, Arti et Industriae, den Haag, 1993
Floriade, Zoetermeer, main exhibitions hall, 1992
Nieuwe Haagse Salon, 1984, 1988, 1990
Stanford University, USA, 1990
Livres-Object, Bibliotheca Wittockiana, Brussel, Belgie, 1989
Centrum Textiele Kunstvormen, Amsterdam, 1982
HCAK, den Haag, 1980
Pander, den Haag, 1979
NMB, Amsterdam, 1978
Stg. Goed Handwerk Voorjaarstentoonstelling, den Haag 1978 en Nijmegen, 1983
Kunsthandel Ina Broerse, Amsterdam, 1977
Congressgebouw- 200 Years USA, den Haag, 1976
Kunsthandel Ina Broerse, Laren, 1975
Galerie Centre de l’Art, den Haag, 1973
Museum Rijswijk, met Peter Gentenaar, 1971

Selected for:
Artwork for the Ronald McDonald House, den Haag, 2010
Selected Paper Artists, 2004, featuring 62 images of contemporary artwork by 19 paper artists juried from the Hand Papermaking Artist Registry
Invited to demonstrate my techniques during the International Paper Symposium, in Kyoto, Japan, 1995
Invited to demonstrate and teach my techniques in Imadata, Japan, 1995