CV Suus Scheller - Dikkers

* 29 april 1934 in Zwolle (the Netherlands)

Studio address
2e Nassaustraat 8 | 1052 BM Amsterdam (NL)

T +31(0)20 6734815 | M +31(0)6 13337826
E scheller[at]planet.nl

Professional training

BA in Art History University of Amsterdam
1964 – ’65
Preparatory Academy class at Teachers’ college
Summer ’64, april ’65 tot aug. ’66
Ateliers ’63 in Haarlem. Teachers: Ger Lataster a.o.
Fall ’66
Grant for the Art Students’ League in New York (NY). Teacher Larry Poons
Winter ’67
Grant for University of California, Berkeley.
Sculpture class of Richard O’Hanlon.
Since ’69   
Working independently in own studio in Amsterdam
1974 – ’81  
Masters’ degree in Psychology, university of Amsterdam
1981  - ’98 
Art Psychotherapist  working with children and families. Part time at RIAGG Zuidhage, the Hague.


Painting: acrylic paint and watercolour
Japanese Sumi–e method using ink and brush
Silkscreen printing
Sculpture in clay and stone.

Professional activities

Individual exhibitions

Galery 845, Amsterdam: painting
Special overview exhibition Tiltenberg, Vogelenzang
‘Encounters in another world’, exhibition at the centre ‘de Roos’ Amsterdam

Group exhibitions

‘Dutch Graphics’, survey of contemporary Dutch Graphics in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass)
2e Biennale Internationale de l’estampe, Paris (France) Musée de l’Art Moderne, official Dutch exhibitor
'From Medicine Man to Medical doctor', Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
Nouvelles Images, Gallery in the Hague
Gallery Seriaal, Amsterdam
Graphics exhibition, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, at Piet Clements’
1988 – today
Many open studio exhibitions, often w. Kunsttraject Westerpark
'Temporary Asylum', Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
1994 – today
Yearly participation of the Salon at Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam
1995  April - June
Bavo Haarlem
Exposition in the Hilton hotel
2007, 2008, 2009
Participant in 'Quantum Vis', summer exhibition of RC de Ruimte,  IJmuiden
Guest curator and participant at artists’ collective RC de Ruimte , titled: 'Light footed Alienation'


Work is present in public and private collections in the Netherlands, and in private collections in Tel Aviv, Cleveland, New York, Paris, Berne, London, Vienna, Cologne.


2003 – 2006
Written and published a book in dutch, together with a colleague:
W. Klijn en Suus Scheller – Dikkers,
Where words fail, Practice and theory of  Systems Arttherapy,
Published by Acco, Leuven, Voorburg. 2006

Latest exhibition

Suus Scheller in de Roos, Amsterdam
Suus Scheller in de Roos, Amsterdam