Kayleigh Smetsers



As a visual artist, my work consists of researching and creating visuals that range from illustrations to installations.
My research relates to existentialism, validation and a boredom regarding visual stimuli.


2017  graduation show, how to graduate feeling that i matter, WDKA rotterdam, nl
2016  take a stand, on boredom, confectiefabriek
 rotterdam, nl
2016  where sirens fly, wijnhaven rotterdam, nl
2016  nhtk, semblance, amsterdam, nl
2016  expositie eerste druk, blue, rotterdam, nl
2015  elastic collective, blue process, wdka rotterdam, nl

2015  behind the screens, wat/dat, dutch design week eindhoven, nl
2015  venlo exposed, selection of work, goltzius galerie venlo, nl
2015  venlo exposed, selection of work, outdoor art exhibition venlo, nl
2014  lab -1, selection of work, dutch design week eindhoven, nl
2014  studio vol, selection of work, schiedam, nl
2011  ode aan het schaap, parchment glasses, d
e schaapskooi, schijndel, nl
2008  het pandje, installation art, venlo, nl


2016  studio haze, amsterdam, product photography
2016  nhtk, amsterdam, fashion photography
2014  ruis festival, venlo, promotional photography
2013  p
erron55, venlo, graphic design
2013  zomerparkfeesten, venlo, volunteer, stagehand & stage manager
2010  meat meat party, area51, eindhoven, organizer



2014 - current  willem de kooning academie, rotterdam, photography
2016  internship at adrian & gidi, amsterdam

2009 - 2014  design academy eindhoven, eindhoven, identity, atelier, market, food pilot
2007 - 2009  gilde opleidingen, venlo, vavo havo nature & health
2001 - 2007  den hulster, venlo, havo nature & health


2009  kunsten centrum, venlo, course photography
2008  kunsten centrum, venlo, pre schooling art academy maastricht