Biography

Teis Albers is a contemporary mixed-media artist from Berlicum, the Netherlands. Albers brings elements from nature, pop and street art together on a digital canvas, then layers paint and varnish onto the printed work. The diverse elements, ranging from billboards to birds, show the contrast between city and countryside. While the artists sources are often older, the viewer keeps discovering new things in his intricate arrangements, with hidden details in every composition.

From the subconscious he plays with these various elements and allows the compositions to happen layer by layer. Everything comes together in a digital canvas where he has full control over size, composition and color. After this process the physical layering follows with multiple prints and various materials like paint, gels, paper and varnish.

The works are a mix of illustration, typography, photography and various compilation techniques. Teis finds inspiration in vintage stuff, street-art, comics, old brochures, travelling, film, art, nature and music, lots of music.

Teis attended the school for graphic design in Eindhoven and started doing freelance work right after graduation. After several years of working and living in the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch he recently moved to a more remote village. This contrast between city and village forms the basis for his contemporary art. Cracked walls with layers of torn posters next to nature and wide views. Crowded malls with screaming adverts and a flock of birds, forming abstract shapes.


Exhibitions

2017

Affordable Art Fair, Amsterdam
Shell Technology Centre, Amsterdam
Kunst.nl, Raamsdonkveer
Castle Tongelaar, Mill
Gallery Sille, Oudewater

2016

The Arts, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Arte Sofitta, Veghel
Pleyade, Arnhem
Excellent fair, Eindhoven

2015

Shell, Amsterdam
Kunst.nl, Raamsdonkveer
Hotel van Balveren, Echteld
Galerie Rembrandt, Eindhoven

2014

Affordable Art Fair, Maastricht
Mode Expo – Heusden
Secret Artwork, Breda
Maison Objet, Paris
SAP, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Het Bonte Schaep, Zaltbommel
De Gruyterfabriek, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Urban Art House Gallery, Amsterdam

2013

Crossover art, Amsterdam
Maison Objet, Paris
Conservatorium Hotel, Amsterdam
Theater De Leest, Waalwijk

2012

Café Cordes, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
W2, ‘s-Hertogenbosch