´Who are Thou Lord’ mixed media

 (©) ´Who are Thou Lord' mixed media on paper 65X 50 cm from Renaissance project project everydayadrawing 2014 - 2015 The title refers to all those who got caught up in the chaotic and troubled world right now...................... > Riedstra’s themes in her painting- and  drawing projects are about estrangements and its influence on behaviour … Continue reading ´Who are Thou Lord’ mixed media

‘Sad days’

'Sad days'  On days that it is hard to understand where the balance is between all and everything. Project Smart Days 2020 In between all the confusion and madness that’s going on everywhere, political conflicts, global warming, populism and every day new crises as the world faces right now In the never ending stream of … Continue reading ‘Sad days’

Diptych Martha part II

2020 Diptych Martha part II Project Smart Days 2020 In between all the confusion and madness that’s going on everywhere, political conflicts, global warming, populism and every day new crises as the world faces right now In the never ending stream of (fake) news. The continuing influence of social media and it's consequences. How as … Continue reading Diptych Martha part II

Triptych Martha

(©) 2020 Triptych Martha Title: Triptych Martha refers to three different personages that represents Martha. The servant, the lover, the believer. The work is made on khadi paper, 100% cotton made of rags in India. The technique is mixed media, any kind of material that suits on this special paper. From Project Smart Days 2020 … Continue reading Triptych Martha

Tink Tank #V (facing a future)  2016 – onwards

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank #V (facing a future)  mixed media on paper 75 x 50 cm 2016 onwards My small contribution as an artist. An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty where it is heading. Against an extreme … Continue reading Tink Tank #V (facing a future)  2016 – onwards

Project Tink Tank onwards (facing a future) #IV

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank onwards #IV (facing a future)  mixed media on paper 75 x 50 cm 2016 My small contribution as an artist. An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty where it is heading. Against an … Continue reading Project Tink Tank onwards (facing a future) #IV

Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

(©)Riedstra Tink Tank III mixed media on paper 75 x 50 cm 2016 So many peoples, so unsure and unsafe today, this is my small contribution as an artist. An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty … Continue reading Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

(©)Riedstra My small contribution as an artist An attempt to record inner expressions behind the faces of ordinary peoples in a taut, tantalizing relationship with inner and outer worlds, worlds in chaos and turmoil in uncertainty where it is heading. Against an extreme change due to drastic politicital changes, globalisation, migration, the evolution of the internet and economic … Continue reading Project Tink Tanks 2016 onwards (facing a future)

Project Silver Maple Ballroom ‘Lay of the Land’

As an artist I react to the contemporary society and the estrangement and often cruelty it involves. Peoples wandering around the world seeking refuse and safety for themselves, their children, their families, their future so to speak. I imagen everybody's right to have his or her own 'Lay of the Land'

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes V 2016 – 2017

(©)Riedstra Zapp Notes refer to this place and time we live in.  In these works I try to indicate the contrast between intensity of the moment and ‘everywhere’ Zapp behaviour.    The world we live in a nutshell and one should be part of it and everything is online and everyone is plugged-in. The time … Continue reading (©)Riedstra Zapp Notes V 2016 – 2017