Jeanine van der Linde

Published: 14.12.2023


Jeanine van der Linde is based in The Netherlands, with contemporary jewellery training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. In 2021 she received a nomination from the Academy for her graduation project ‘Turning Tides’. Part of her work is represented by Gallery Pont & Plas in Ghent, Belgium. Jeanine’s current body of work is about awakening awareness of plastic pollution.


As a designer, I found out that I like to play with various materials and shapes and apply an extensive colour palette. My designs could be wearable jewellery, but they might also be objects that you could wear.

Turning Tides Series
Born and bred on the shores of the North Sea, I always gravitated towards the sea. More and more frequently, I began stumbling on plastic waste, while beachcombing.
To visualize this pollution I started making a coastline diary. With a camera and a bag at the ready, I stroll along the coast. I take pictures, pick up rubbish and collect all sorts of objects I find along the way. The photos and the beach finds are my inspiration and some of the items become part of my designs.
The collection Turning Tides is about becoming aware of plastic pollution. Wearing jewellery can play an innovative role in this process as a means of communication. My wish is that this can help lead to a realization of what we are doing to our world through plastic pollution, as well as cherishing the beauty of unspoiled nature. By merging and contrasting the natural and the unnatural, my designs embody our influence.


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Exhibition  15 Mar 2024 - 25 Mar 2024  Ferrous Festival. The Space Between by Precious Collective.
Hereford, UK.
Exhibition  02 Nov 2023 - 02 Dec 2023  The Space Between by Precious Collective.
Exhibition  25 Oct 2023 - 25 Nov 2023  The Space Between.
Magan Gallery, London, UK.
Exhibition  22 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023  Re:Action.
Budapest Jewerly Week, Budapest, Hungary.
Exhibition  02 Sep 2023 - 30 Sep 2023  What Now.
Plattform Schmuckkunst  Graz, Austria.
Group exhibition  06 Aug 2023 - 02 Sep 2023  Hairy Style.
 Location: Gallery Pont & Plas, Ghent, Belgium
Solo exhibition  24 Jul 2023 - 16 Oct 2023  Turning Tides.
Location: City Hall of Veere, Domburg, The Netherlands
Exhibition  09 Mar 2023 - 11 Mar 2023  Battle of the Pins in Munich.
Exhibition  26 Nov 2022 - 07 Jan 2023  Battle of the Pins.
Exhibition  30 Sep 2022 - 30 Jan 2023  METALLOphone 6: Memory od a Place.
Museum of Applied Arts and Design (part of the Lithuanian National Museum of Art), Vilnius, Lithuania.
Exhibition  26 Sep 2021 - 06 Oct 2021  Shape of Nature 2021. Selected artist list announced.

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Book:  Shape of Nature. Sun, HermanChina Humanities Publishing House:  Hong Kong,  2022