Nelson Carrilho was born at Curaçao (Dutch Antilles). From 1975 till 1980. He studied at the Academy of Design ‘Artibus’ in Utrecht, the Netherlands. After the Art Academy he became active as a professional artist.

Sculptures in collection

  • Ricoh, Brussels Belgium
  • Hogeschool, West-Brabant, Breda, the Netherlands
  • Coopers & Lybrand, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Volunteers Management Foundation, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Radboud hostpital, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
  • Museum Norden, Norden, Germany

Monuments in assignment

  • 2004, Unity, Philadelphia, Nunspeet, the Netherlands
  • 2003, Road to Freedom, Sociale Security Administration, Amsterdam-SE, the Netherlands. - view
  • 1997, No title, Mountain Arrarat, Curaçao, h.400cm, Dutch Antilles. - view
  • 1997, The child reads, Central Library, Curaçao, h.160 cm, Dutch Antilles. view
  • 1991, Steven van Dorpel, Amsterdam-SE, the Netherlands
  • 1989, Carriers from far, Westerpark Amsterdam, h.330 cm, the Netherlands. - view
  • 1985, Mother Rock, Vondelpark Amsterdam, h.225 cm, the Netherlands. - view

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Exhibitions (a selection)

  • 2008
    • Aicart & Aijtink,Hilversum, The Netherlands
    • Art Laren, The Netherlands
    • Art fair Jaarbeurs Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2007
    • Gallery Artitude, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    • Gallery de leeuw, Ministerie van Binnenlandse zaken en Koninkrijkrelaties, The Haque, The Netherlands
    • Tropenmuseum, De spin Anansi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • At Stima, Landgoed wolslaar, Breda, The Netherlands
  • 2006
    • Identity, Art in Red Light, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Sparkasse Nord-Ostsee, Germany
    • De Compagnie, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2005
    • Den Haag Sculptuur 2005, The Netherlands
    • Art in Red Light, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • SBK, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2004
    • Olympische Spelen NOC, Athene, Greece
    • Gallery Helga Hofman, Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands
    • Gallery Stills, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2003
    • Galerie De Vijf Eiken, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    • Bogaard Art, Helmond, The Netherlands
    • Clemens Briels Art Centre, Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
  • 2002
    • Gallery Jos Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2001
    • Art Miami 2001, Miami U.S.A
  • 2000
    • Gallery Andere wereld, The Netherlands
    • World Art Foundation, The Netherlands
    • De 7 Internationale Biennale Havana, Cuba
    • Helga Gallery Hofman 2000, The Netherlands
    • Kunstenaars Centrum Bergen, The Netherlands
  • 1999
    • De Compagnie, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
    • Gallery lnkt, Delft, The Netherlands
    • Gallery Bell’Arte, Maastrlcht, The Netherlands
    • Kunst Rai Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Arte’99, Identidat .., ayera awe mañan, Dutch Antilles, 500 years Curaçao
  • 1998
    • Hammonds House, Atlanta, USA
    • Carivista, Barbados
  • 1997
    • Ambient Art Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Atrium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Orlando Museum of Art, USA
  • 1996
    • Gallery ‘86, Curaçaoo, Dutch Antilles
    • National Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica
    • 23. Bienal International São Paulo, Brazil
    • Art Multiple, Dusseldorf, Germany
    • De Compagnie, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
  • 1995
    • La maison des arts, Brussels, Belgium
    • Bibliotheek, Curaçao, Dutch Antilles
    • Avéro Gallery, Zaandam, The Netherlands
    • Atrium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Hofman & Partners, Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands
  • 1994
    • World Trade Centre Art Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    • Beeldentuin, Aarle-Rixtel, The Netherlands
  • 1993
    • Huize De Boogaard, Aarle-Rixtel, The Netherlands
  • 1992
    • Gallery Hofman & van der Zee, Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands
    • Gallery ’86, Dutch Antilles
  • 1991
    • Gala di Arte, Curaçao, Dutch Antilles
    • Gallery ‘86, Dutch Antilles
    • Gallery Kunst en Beterschap, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1990
    • Via in Artes, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands
    • La Maison d’lmages, Ferrieres, Belgium
    • Telematik Zentrum, Norden, Germany
  • 1988
    • Stadthalle Mettmann, Mettmann, Germany
  • 1987
    • Gallery Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1983
    • Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, The Netherlands

Solo Exhibitions

    2007
    • Gallery Alma Blou, Curaçao, Dutch Antilles
    2000
    • Kunst Centrum Bergen, The Netherlands
    1998
    • Gallery '86, Dutch Antilles
    1996
    • Fort Zeelandia, Paramaribo, Surinam

The next awards are artworks of Nelson Carrilho

  • G.A.O. City Council price award Amsterdam
  • Curaçao Trophy
  • Bronze Bull Award
  • Cosmic Theater Award
  • S.M.C. Award
  • Postbank Award
  • Phenix Foundation Award
  • Uitmarkt Roots & Routes award
  • Diversiteitsplatform, City council Amsterdam
  • VSB fonds Poetry Award
  • Phenix Foundation Essay award

Publications(a selection)

  • 1999, Roots of Our Future: A Commercial History of Curaçao
  • 1999, Intercultural educational tools for primary education,advice for publishers and authors.
  • 1998, People Migrate, Lessenserie wereld oriëntatie Basisonderwijs.
  • 1997, Wereldwijs, handboek basisvorming voor scholen MAVO-HAVO-VWO.
  • 1997, Intercultural tools i the second fase, advice for authors and publishers.
  • 1994, Altijd op reis, architects and artist from former Dutch colonies at work

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