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Education

• College of Arts Constantijn Huygens, Kampen (Netherlands), 1985-1990. Graduated in May 31th 1990.
• Masterclass Milan Kunc, Amsterdam Institute for Painting, 1995.
• Research of the traditional Suzhou embroidery at China, 2019. Hanshan Art Museum and the cultural heritages in Suzhou City.

Subventions
• Mondriaanfonds, Grant International Presentations / Pauline Nijenhuis at group exhibition contemporary fiberart FI2016.
• Grant Starting Artists, Stichting Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, 1992. 

Nominations/Prizes 
The Cultural Highlights of 2019 - Visual arts. Dagblad van het Noorden. On the third place exhibition 'Hand Schrift' - Pauline Nijenhuis, CBK Emmen
• De Merit Award 2015 (shared second prize) International Arts & Crafts Design Award, 2015.
• Finalist at AVROTROS Vincent Van Goghprijs 2015.
• Nominated as prize winner for the Royal Grant for Fine Art in 1993.
• Art Work 'Fast Landscape Magic Kiss' chosen as 'Art of the Day' on Galeries.nl by Benno Tutein Nolthernius on 22 February 2013

Artist's Talks

• Gorcums Museum on project Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape, 2018
• Kucha on project 'Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape', Cityscapes Foundation, Amsterdam 2017.
• Presentation on project 'Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape', during Symposium on 'Thema' at ArtWorlds and Cityscapes Foundation, Amsterdam 2017.
• Presentation Project 'Fast Work, Time consuming Landscape', 18th ETN Conference at Textile Fashion Centre. Borås, Sweden 2017.
• Textiletalk Contemporary Textile Art Biënnale Contextile Portugal, 31 July and 1 August 2016.

Exhibitions

2020
• '75 years of Freedom in the Arts', City Museum Doetinchem, September 22, 2020 to March 28, 2021.
• 'Domestic Disturbans', Mobilia Gallery in conjunction with the symposium of the Textile Society of America's, Boston Massachusetts, USA, October 2020.
•'Snelheid verstilt', Solo exhibition, Dat Bolwerck, Zutphen, REOPENING June 3th - till July 12th.
•'Hand Schrift', De Fabriek van CBK Emmen, 2019. Exhibition extended till january 26th, 2020.
• International exhibition digital images, Korea Craft Designer Association, Vancouver, Canada.

2019 
•'Hand Schrift', De Fabriek van CBK Emmen, 2019. Exhibition extended till january 26th, 2020.
• Hanshan Art Museum, Suzhou, China and the China Academy of Art in Fiber Art Department, April till June.
•ZomerExpo 2019, Museum De Fundatie Zwolle, May 25th till September 1st.
• 'Ingenieurskunst - Waves & Particles' , Cityscapes Foundation, March 28th till December 24th, De Commandantswoning, Marineterrein Amsterdam opening March 22th. An dynamic exhibition where change of artworks regularly made.  

2018
• 'Horizon', ACEC, November 7th till December 9 Apeldoorn, opening November 10th
• 'Textiel leeft' , Museum De Kantfabriek, October 28th till December 30th, Horst- Venlo
• 'Textiel', Galerie De Kapberg, Egmond aan de Hoeve
• Gorcums Museum 'Voor de draad ermee', 7 April-9 September 2018, Gorcum.
• International exhibition digital images, Korea Craft Designer Association, Taiwan
• Cityscapes Foundation, Kapiteinswoning, Amsterdam

2017
• HOE=HET NU 2017, ACEC, Apeldoorn
• 'Space Time & Architecture', Cityscapes Foundation, Amsterdam
• ZomerExpo 2017 'Water', Kasteel het Nijenhuis (Heino) and Museum de Fundatie (Zwolle)
• International Textile Biennial 2017, Kunststichting Perspektief vzw Haacht, Belgium

2016
• HOE=HET NU 2016, ACEC, Apeldoorn
• World of Threads Festival, Gallery Space, Living Arts Centre, Toronto, Canada
• Duo exhibition Jessica Muller en Pauline Nijenhuis in 'De Oude Apotheek', Zutphen
• Cityscapes Foundation, Marineterrein Amsterdam
• Fiberart International 2016, Pittsburgh, USA. Supported by Mondriaan Fonds (Grant International Presentations)
• 11e International Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art Scythia, Kherson, Ukraine • Kunstenaars & Textiel, C-Lab Kunst West, Amsterdam

2015
• Rijswijk Textiel Biënnale 2015, international exhibition, Museum Rijswijk
• ZomerExpo 2015, anonymously selected, 'Fierce'. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
• Cityscapes Gallery, 'Summer in the city 02 - Oh, Brave New World', Piet Heinkade Amsterdam
• Galerie Help U Zelven, 15th anniversary jubilee exhibition, Winterswijk

2014
• HOE=HET NU 2014, ACEC, Apeldoorn• ArtArnhem 2014, Eusebiuskerk, Arnhem
• Group exhibition XS ARCAM Market and XS Architecture, 'Textile Architecture', Amsterdam
• Cityscapes Gallery, group exhibition 'Summer in the city', Amsterdam
• ZomerExpo 2014 'Light', presenting two works 'Fast World' and 'The Magic Kiss', Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

2013
• Galerie Zône te Leiden
• ZomerExpo 2013 'Earth', Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
• Group exhibition Spotlight presenting Edith Meijering, Karin Hoogesteger, Jessica Muller and Pauline Nijenhuis, De Oude Apotheek Zutphen
• Culturele Vereniging De Kijkdoos, Bennekom

2012
• Group exhibition by Gelders Landschap, Galerie Stills, Nijmegen
• Exhibition 'Textiel Verbindt 3', Galerie Help U Zelven, Winterswijk
• Solo exhibition, Galerie Izarte, Zutphen

2011
• Duo exhibition Carina Riezebos and Pauline Nijenhuis, Galerie Help U Zelven, Winterswijk
• ZomerExpo 2011, anonymously selected, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
• 39x SOLO GBK new member exhibition, Arnhem (received audience prize)

2010
• Duo exhibition Gallery De Andere Kant, Zutphen
• Group exhibition 'Global Village', Grote Kerk Alkmaar, Review Atelier 9 en 40 and Cool art & culture, Heerhugowaard, St. White Cube

2009-2003
• Solo POP-UP exhibition, CBK, Arnhem, 2009
• Solo exhibition, De Tuyter, Krimpen aan den IJssel, 2009
• Solo exhibition, Head Quarter CWI, Amsterdam, 2006
• Solo exhibition, Gallery LAK, Leiden, December 2005 - January 2006
• 'Huntenkunst', International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Doetinchem, 2004
• Group exhibition, Streekmuseum Crimpenerhof, Krimpenerwaard, 2003

2002-1993
• Salon of Gouda Confrontatie, Gemeente Gouda, 1997
• Group exhibition XXL, Kunstgebouw, Stichting Kunst en Cultuur Zuid-Holland, Den Haag, 1997
• IJsselsalon, Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, 1995
• Amsterdam Institute for Painting and Milan Kunc Masterclass, 1995
• Solo exhibition, Gallery LAK, Leiden, 1995
• Group exhibition, Gallery Ga, Amsterdam, 1994
• Group exhibition. Stichting Koninklijk Paleis, Amsterdam 1993

Online Press

Art websites
• Interview 'Pauline Nijenhuis: From conception to creation' about the project HAND@WORK byTextileArtist.org, 2020
• Ebook  'A response to landscape'  TextileArtist.org 2016, page 98 t/m 108.
ETN Textile Forum 
• Textileartist.org interview "Pauline Nijenhuis; Man and machine', Juli 2014, UK.
Trendbeheer Archief 39x Solo at GBK Arnhem, 2011

Blogs

• Artyembroidery by Mique Menheere, October 20th 2019 -  Exposition
Hand Schrift Pauline Nijenhuis.
• Artyembroidery.com by Mique Menheere, September 22th -Diary project Hand@Work.
• Artyembroidery.com by Mique Menheere, Battle against embroidery machine, June 26th 2019.
www.woestenledig.com 'Vier redenen om nu het CBK Emmen te bezoeken, Joep van Ruiten, October 16th 2019
Artyembroidery.com January 6, 2019. A book review of the project  Fast Work timeconsuming Landscape by Mique Menheere 
• Martharessler May 2016
• Unhidden 28 April 2015
• Boing Boing ‘Unbelievable embroidered paintings of cars, planes, and an accelerated culture’ by David Pescovitz, at 11 March 2015, USA
• Textielplus.nl ZomerExpo 2014, Fascination for light, May 2014
• Vezel.org May 2014
• Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine, 14 October 2013
• 'Art of the Day' on 22 February 2013 by Benno Tutein Nolthenius,  Kunst Actueel, on 'The Magic Kiss'
• Lustik 
• 'De aqui y de alli'.  Blogpost by Peter Vidani Creative Director at Tumblr. Brooklyn, New York.
Art Today 10 October 2013,  France
• The Latest 10 October, Portugal
• Tastelink
• Artnau 11 October 2013, Spain
• Dashburst.com Blogpost on 'Fast landscape' by Daniel Zeevi, 'Amazing acrylic artwork and texture', 10 October 2013, USA.

TV/Documentaries

• Film documentary project HORIZONTAL CROSSINGS - Hanshan Art Museum, Suzhou, China, 2019
•Catalonian TV-program "Yes T'ho Faras! Item 'Món del Mundial", 2017
• Documentaire 'The making of ....water' by Remko Dekker commissioned by ZomerExpo 2017, following the artists John Mostert, Teddy Lauren and Pauline Nijenhuis in their way from selection procedure till exhibition, 2017
'Artist in focus V7- Pauline MM Nijenhuis' video by Wouter Hoes, 2016
• ZomerExpo 2014, Vincent Bijlo experiences 'The Magic Kiss', video 2014

Press

Fine Art Magazines 
TxP (Textile Plus), Netherlands, December 2019, ' Irriplaceable' by Moniek Spaans. Pages 20,21 and 22.  ISSN 2589-0638
• Embroidery Magazine - UK, January 2019, profile 'Life in the fast lane' by Jane Audas, cover and pp. 16-21. ISSN 1477-3724
• Surface Design Journal - USA, Autumn 2016. The World of Threads Festival 2016 'Me and You' at The Living Arts Centre Gallery, Canada. Photograph of 'Fastlandscape Orange'.
• Surface Design Journal - USA, Charles Rosenblum on the exhibition Fiberart International 2016, Center for the Arts Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, USA.
• Textiel Plus, Spring 2014, interview 'Auto portretten en Snellandschappen. Geschilderd borduurwerk van Pauline Nijenhuis' by Dorothé Swinkels. Textiel Plus, edition 227, pp. 26, 27 en 28, ISSN 0927 7560

Newspapers
Contact, May 20 2020, 'Pauline Nijenhuis laat snelheid tot stilstand komen', Alize Hillebrink, page 2/3.
Stentor, 'Borduren tegen de klok en computer', Sander Grootendorst, February 24 2020, page 19.
• Dagblad van het Noorden, Bijzonder in 2019, 27 december 2019, pagina 3. En de digitale versie  'De culturele hoogtepunten van 2019: Beeldende kunst ' Joep van Ruiten.
• Dagblad van het Noorden, October 17th 2019, 'Mens versus Machine', Joep van Ruiten, page 43, paper newspaper. 
• Dagblad van het Noorden, October 17th 2019, Textielkunst van Pauline Nijenhuis: steeds sneller of toch liever trager, Joep van Ruiten, digital newspaper.
• Emmer Courant, October 11 2019, Textiele Schilderijen, foto's en installaties van Pauline Nijenhuis
• De Stad Gorinchem, July 19th 2018, Nijenhuis:Borduren als tegengif, Agnes Broeksema, p.5.
• Trouw - De Verdieping, 10 April 2018, 'Hogere Borduurkunst' by Joke de Wolf, pp. 14-15 Digital version 'Borduren is hip:ook moderne kunstenaars grijpen graag naar naald en draad' by Joke de Wolf, 10 April 2018 - 18:43 PM
• De Stentor, 16 February 2016, 'Schilderen met naald en draad' by Sander Grootendorst
• Het Parool Gevels Breien by Jochem van Staalduine, 10 October 2014, p. 8. Exhibition 'Textile Architecture ' by XS ARCAM MARKET
• De Stentor, May 12th 2015, 'Zutphense maakt kans in Van Gogh Wedstrijd', Judah Bolink
• Gelderlander, March 8th 2013, 'Gevecht tussen diverse disciplines' by Antonie den Ridder
• Gelderlander, September 14th2012, 'Vele gezichten van Gelders groen' by Francine Wildenborg
• Zutphense Koerier, July 6th 2011, 'Uit duizenden gekozen'
• Zutphense Koerier, May 31th 2011, 'Eervolle selectie Edith en Paulien' 

Books /E-books
• 'Wall Art, Artistry in Fiber', by Anne Lee and Ashley Rooney (VS), pp. 138-139, 2017, ISBN 978-0-7643-5304-8
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2017, anonymously selected, 'Water', p. 152,  ISSN 978 0982231427
• E-book A response to landscape TextileArtist.org (UK), pp. 98 - 108, 2016
• Textielleeft! by Ellen Bakker, p. 106, 2015, SBN 9789081-847636
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2015, anonymously selected, 'Fierce', p. 150, ISBN 978-90-822314-1-0
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2014, anonymously selected, 'Light', pp. 170-171, ISBN 978-082231403
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2013, anonymously selected, 'Earth', p. 94, ISBN 9789061 094692
• Catalogue Zomerexpo 2011, anonymously selected, 'New Masters of the Low Countries', p. 166  IBN 978-9089102-63-8
• Catalogue Rijswijk Textiel Biënnale 2015, 'Pauline Nijenhuis - Tratteggio' by Frank van der Ploeg, pp. 58-61, 2015, ISBN 978-90-821807-3-2
• Cataloque Koninklijke Subsidie voor Vrije Schilderkunst Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam, 1993, naamsvermelding ISBN 90-72080-12-2