CORNÉ GABRIËLS

Designer and artist Corné Gabriëls resides and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. After graduating from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1996, his work has been showcased in various art exhibitions. His work developed from textile installations and objects to wearable pieces. In 2000 Gabriëls attended Fashion Institute Arnhem to concentrate on clothing variations of his artistic ideas. With a debut show in Paris and many presentations in art and design, his work gained attention from national and international press.

His work was nominated for art prize 'Nouvelles Images' and the prestigious 'Prix de Rome' along with several other prizes and contests, like 'Robijn Fashion Award' and 'Festival des Arts de la Mode Hyères'.

For seven years Gabriëls teached conceptual design at the textile and fashion department from Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. He also conducted workshops at Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome and Florence, Italy.