links (this page is as always in progress ;):

other web presences
if on social media, please follow me on instagram
and/or on

Facebook work: ‘a day at the studio’ from March 2010
series of works in ceramics made at sundaymorning-at-ekwc with support of Fonds BKVB and O&O CBK Rotterdam, see:
fb album ekwc 2011
artist’s page at
profile on

current exhibitions
work in ‘Art Longa Vita Brevis’ Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede > information on my room on Rijksmuseum Twenthe website

and from 2 February 2024-1 April 2024 in Museum Beelden aan Zee Scheveningen
and from 4 February - 27 February in CC Beringen B with group show The Anatomy Lesson Revisited
but keep checkin' ;-}

sites from selected former exhibitions
also see cv for more exhibitions and here for links to reviews


  • [Dit is mijn lichaam - op atelierbezoek bij Karin Arink in Mister Motley Magazine][] 23 januari 2024 interview / studio visit by Alex de Vries

2023-2024 Hollow Grounds solo Museum Beelden aan Zee:
Marjan Overdijk interview in Beelden aan Zee Magazine p22-23

2023 solo Aningahof

2021interview with me in the WdKA series ‘Meet the Tutor’

2020 article on Jegens & Tevens on Mirrors of Time 15-10-2020


2015 my work in ‘In Search of Meaning’ in Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle

2014 solo RAM gallery Rotterdam

2013 solo ‘Kooi/Käfig’ in K' Zentrum Aktuelle Kunst Bremen D

2011 big duo exhibition ‘Kleider machen Kunst’ with Reinhold Engberding in the Gerhard Marcks Haus Bremen, with many reviews in German a.o. Kreiszeitung and in TAZ

2008 my first retrospective ‘Karin Arink - States of Self’ at Stedelijk Museum Schiedam > my facebook album of the show
and, yes! a.o. a NL review on
and another good one: by Frits de Coninck 2008

2006 ‘Manifold Mumbag & fragments of the white visions’, De Pont Tilburg
2006 ‘De Anatomische Les’ at Lloyd’s Hotel Amsterdam, curated by Kees Maas
2006 participation in the show FAMILIE, in TENT. Rotterdam NL, concept Robin Kolleman
2006 solo ‘IN/DIFFERENCE’ at Galerie Tanya Rumpff Haarlem: press release in NL

2005 ‘site’ of Territoria, Prato, in Tuscany Italy
2005 ‘Touching’ in Nederlands Textiel Museum Tilburg

2004 ‘tintelingen at Erasmus MC Rotterdam NL

representations of me and my work
2022 mentioned in article on Groot Rotterdams Atelier Weekend in De Kunstbode, with photos by Aad Hogendoorn

2001 video of me at home, by Nino P.

friends and collaborations:
from 1993 up to and including now: projects as member of Foundation B.a.d Rotterdam NL
2001 ‘Bump!’ project in public space, interactive animations, realized in collaboration with Arthur Clemens
1998 project initiated by Bram van Waardenberg, collaboration with the scientists Otto van Diggelen, Gerard Geilen, Joke Keulemans, and the artist Wim van Egmond, The Multiscopic Cell
1995 [[, show curated by me for Villa Alkmaer, CBK Rotterdam; internet exhibition realized by Arthur Clemens in 1996
1994-1996 i participated in projects with Jeanne van Heeswijk]
good friend: Bibo
another good friend: Liorah Hoek

online texts on my work:
2005: interview with Roos van Put in relation to ‘De Paleistuin’ Den Haag
2002: text about my work and the project ‘I (expose), II (you+me), III (mumbag!)’ for Stedelijk Museum Schiedam NL (in dutch)
2000: (part of) a text about my own work for Kastalia nr 3
1996: reaction on my work by Karin Spaink > article
1995: about the exhibition i compiled, WITHINSIGHTS > reference

works presented on web pages:
> website of Rotterdam based artists
> website of Rijksakademie Amsterdam where i developed my work from 1990-1992
> ‘hangende’ 1995 in KunstRAI

texts on exhibitions (see CV):
2008: by Frits de Coninck on Karin Arink - States of Self in Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
2004: radio interview about the Bodytalk exhibition, on VPRO’s De Avonden cultural late show
2000: text on Exorcism, Esthetic Terrorism, Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam, curated by W. Sütö

organisations that i’ve worked with:
2011 new ceramic work realized in sundaymorning@ekwc with support of O&O grant, CBK Rotterdam and Fonds BKVB and a loan by Materiaalfonds
and exhibited in a.o. Gerhard Marcks Haus Bremen with help of Fonds BKVB, Prins Bernard Fonds, Stichting Stokroos, and the Mondriaan foundation.
2005 Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato I, work in collection: ‘Bed Satin Tangle’ 2005, on show in Shanghai
2003 ‘Inlet Woman/Transformer Woman’ Project Room ram foundation Rotterdam
2003 in the Beeldspoor series: work realised for the Schouwburg Rotterdam
2002 ‘cutdresscutphoto (green)’ in collection Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and on show ever since ;)
2001 ‘Bump!’ project coordinated by SKOR Amsterdam
2000 text and artists’ pages for Kastalia Dutch art latform
1998 participation in the show ‘NL’ Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven NL (work in collection: ‘my neck my back curve silently’, 1993)
1997 ‘Inlet, such stuff as thoughts are made of’ published by Artimo Amsterdam NL
1996 ‘tweeen’ bought by Artimo collection Amsterdam NL >

galeries i work with:
Galerie Tanya Rumpff Haarlem
Krinzinger Vienna Austria