CV

2021
* New website www.annemiekoenen.com with webshop

2020
* Start online education
* Creation of the Felt Carousel

2017 – 2018
* Training as a hat millist

2016
* Purchase of my work: Connection bares fruit
by the Municipality of Sittard-Geleen

* Exhibition Far away near
Museum De Domijnen – Over 4500 visitors

* Catalog Far away near – Felting connects
A story in words and images about how I work and what moves me.
Available in the Dutch, German and English language

2008 to present
* International teacher – USA, UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Spain, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan

2014 to 2019
* Guestteacher DFA – Dutch Felt Academy – www.dutchfeltacademy.com

2012
* Going with the flow – an inspiration booklet

2011
* Birthday calendar:
More embroidery on felt – still a celebration on felting.

2010
* Moeder Aarde – Felt walking route – Tissiens, Italy, 10th price
* Film: Pure and heartwarming Kyrgyzstan

2009-2013
* Editor-in-chief “Viltkontakt” – Dutch felt magazine, in collaboration with www.viltkontaktgroep.nl and www.drukkerijpasklaar.nl

2009
* » Youtube – How to make a happy carpet
* Birthday calendar: Embroidery on felt – a celebration on felting

2006-2007
* Coordinator and teacher – International Felt Academy, The Netherlands
initiated by Istvan Vidak

2004 to present
* Felt/textile travel to: Hongary, Romania, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Armenia

* Publications in Feltmatters, FUN, Viltkontakt, Handwerken zonder grenzen

2004
* Participation Community Art Project Inge Evers: Heartfelt-carpet

2003 to present
* Participation in international workshops, felt encounters, exhibitions, fashion shows

2003
* Translation: Felting with children, M. Nagy and I. Vidák

1999
* Founding of my workshop: Wool workshop Moeder Aarde

1993-1998
* Craft teacher needlework – Waldorf school

1985-1989
* HBO Mikojel – teaching qualification

1976-1990
* Education and work in health care (B and Z nursing)

1959
* Born: Heerlen, Netherlands – Raised in Vaals, the southernmost point of the Netherlands, directly bordering Germany and Belgium