Tulip Time Announces the Klompen Garden Artists

Klompen Garden, a public art project celebrating community artists and Dutch heritage, will showcase 20 pairs of artfully designed large ‘wooden’ shoes installed in city parks and tulip beds throughout the downtown Holland area during the Tulip Time Festival.

The artists, or groups of collaborating artists selected to create this unique garden are as follows:

Name/Organization |  Concept Name
Elise Boven  |   Mooie Bloemen
Tammy Cole |  Tunnel Park Menagerie
Amber Darsch  |  In a Sea of Color
Perla De Leon |  Toys from Home
Jackie Foss |  Tulip Fields Forever & Two Hundred Tulip
Susan Hill |  Dutch Sneakers & Dutch Country
Elaine Kines |  Moses Supposes His Toeses are Roses
Jerry & Karyn Klukos | To Grandpa with Love
Rozlin Opolka |  Homage to the Windmill
Lina Pierson & Simone Weithers | Secondary Succession
Carolyn Stich | Scampering Thru the Tulips
Kelly Vander Kley | Fabric of the Night & Udderly Fabulous Springtime Moood
Priscilla Walsh | DeZwann View
Heidi Weller | Garden Medallions & Snapshots of Holland
Paige Wilds | Colorful Culture
The Tulip Time Team | Dynamic Heritage

A juror vote and public vote will determine the favorite klompen. The juror’s pick will be announced at the event “First Bloem” in February where all top 20 artists and their works will be featured. The public will have a chance to vote for their favorites of the remaining 19 klompen between May 2 – 9, 2020.

Watch for more details after the winner is announced in February!