George Korsmit

George Korsmit studied monumental design and painting at the School for Art & Design St.Joost (1972-1977) in Breda, The Netherlands and has been working as an artist since 1980. His work consists of paintings, sculptures, wall and floor paintings, films and installations, often based on a system of ritualized coincidence and since 2010 often in collaboration with others. His works have been shown at a.o. the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Museum De Pont Tilburg; Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar; Kunstverein Bentheim; De Garage, Rotterdam; Club Solo, Breda. His work is represented in the collections of a.o. the Central Museum Utrecht, Schunck Heerlen, Museum Kulturspeicher in Würzburg, Deutsche Bank London and Museum Voorlinden/Caldic collection. Commissioned by STROOM and the Ministry of Housing and Construction his work was realized in public space several times. George Korsmit has been a lecturer MFA & BA at the school for Art & Design, St. Joost in Breda/’s-Hertogenbosch since 1989. 

Together with Saskia Janssen, in 2005 he established The Rainbow Soulclub, an art studio in an Amsterdam shelter for the homeless and long-term drug users. Since then, they have run a weekly program in the studio, often together with their art students.