Maud Verbruggen studied at 'Rijksacademie voor beeldende kunsten' in Amsterdam and Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht.
Specialization: engraving, scenography; décor - and costume designs, painting, visual communication and photography. Some of her teachers were Nico Wijnberg, Pieter Defesche and Jan van Keulen.
Exhibitions at Gallerij Asselijn, Galerie Liesbeth Lips and the Academic VU hospital in Amsterdam. At ABN/AMRO bank in Zürich and Galerie Eglisau in Switzerland. Since 1995 at Casa Luna Amsterdam.
In 1995 she started Casa Luna, a design studio for Visual art assignments of individuals and businesses, in Amsterdam.
Organisation of events with multiple artists. artists’ books as ‘10 big dreams’, about the backgrounds of the artists, where they come from and what animates them. The Artbook ‘silence’, a book about her own backgrounds with Saskia Roos.
She made 40 monumental designs, both in painting as in sculpture, of which 20 are performed by herself and in collaboration with specialised companies.
In 1999 was started with the restoration of house Casa Luna, dated 1616. She followed restoration training at the National Restoration Centre and got advice from Italian friends, working at the Uffici museum, for embossed-stucco.
In the same time an ‘artist in residence’ program was started.
The House represents the red thread in her work connecting historical with contemporary art.
see also my website:http://maudverbruggen.nl/