ben kruisdijk (1981 - zaandam, the netherlands) received his bachelor of arts from aki / artez, enschede in 2005.
the work of kruisdijk focuses on the representation of moments of creativity and the resulting creative proccess.
in 2007, together with artist conny kuilboer, kruisdijk formed the art collective kruisdijk / kuilboer.
kruisdijk / kuilboer creates work in which the role of the modern day artist is the main subject, this often means that individual works made by either artists are used as building materials for new installations.
in 2009 and 2010 kruisdijk was asked to teach at aki / artez, enschede.
his work is included in several (private) collections in the netherlands and abroad and is represented by the following galeries:
vincent verbist // actionfields gallery - brussels
galerie karin sachs - munich
fruehsorge contemporary drawings - berlin
galerie frank taal - rotterdam