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Sonja Cabalt is an artist/designer living and working in Amsterdam. In her work she mainly focuses on the delicate balance between man and nature. She finds inspiration in the microscopic world and in the cycle of growth, flowering and decay and is known for her tactile approach. Playing with texture, experimental techniques and organic shapes. 


-Graphic design, Gerrit Rietveld academy of fine arts and design, Amsterdam

-Textile arts and crafts, NLO Delft

-History of Art, Leiden University


Art/design work

2024  'The eye of the needle' Kunsthal 45, Den Helder, group show

2024  Window exhibition Van Der Helstplein Exposities Amsterdam, solo show

2024  'Threads of Tomorrow', Museu Textil, Sao Paulo, virtual exhibition, group show

2024  Aqua ardens, NDSM FUSE Amsterdam, group show

2023  IJKC #8, NDSM FUSE Amsterdam, group show

2023  'Multiples', Losdok Amsterdam, group show

2023  '11', Artchapel, Amsterdam, group show

2023  'Pods', Ceuvel gallery Amsterdam, solo show

2022  'Pods', Ceuvel gallery Amsterdam, solo show

2022  'Save spaces' gallery Kunstpraktijk, Velthoven, group show

2022  Ladekastproject, gallery Phoebus Rotterdam, group show

2022  'Food for thought', Textile Biennial, museum Rijswijk, group show

2021  'Food for thought', Textile Biennial, museum Rijswijk, group show

2020  Open studio weekend Loods 6, Amsterdam

2020  'Achter de ramen' Amsterdam

2020  Art Company, Eindhoven

2020  'Under the skin' Museum Leids Wevershuis, solo show

2019  'Under the skin' Museum Leids Wevershuis, solo show

2019  Art Company, Eindhoven

2019  'Contrasten', Bagagehal Loods 6 Amsterdam, group show

2019  Object, fair for contemporary art and design Rotterdam

2019  Textile museum Tilburg, museum shop

2019  Coda Museum Apeldoorn, museum shop

2018  Textile museum Tilburg, museum shop

2018  Coda Museum Apeldoorn, museum shop

2017  Open studio weekend Loods 6

2017  Kunstschouw, Zeeland, NL; art route, group show

2017  Textile museum Tilburg, museum shop

2017  Summer Expo, Museum de Fundatie Zwolle, group show 

2017  Coda Museum Apeldoorn, museum shop

2016  Textile museum Tilburg, museum shop 

2016  'Hair', Centraal Museum Utrecht, museum shop 

2015  Gallery KNSM 301, Amsterdam, owner

2014  Guild of 14, Gallery 33, Amsterdam, group show

2014  Summer Expo, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, group show

2014  Gallery 'Ruimte Remmelink', Delft, group show

2013  'Onverwacht Ambacht'competition, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam, group show 

2012  Unlimited Design contest; Eindhoven Design Week, Museum night Amsterdam,

      Museum night Berlin, group show

2012  'International Joomchi and Beyond', Atrium Gallery, Rhode Island,US, group show


Graphic design work


2000  MOMA New York, graphic design UNStudio exhibition 'The Long View'

2000  Venice Biennale of Architecture, graphic design of the UNStudio exhibition,

      and design and implementation two video loops 

2000  Gallery Innsbruck, design UNStudio exhibition/cd rom

1999  Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam,'The Best Dutch Book Design' Book 'Move' for UNStudio

1996  Installation 'Eye-move', Labour Party youth congress Amsterdam 

1996  club Escape, Amsterdam, graduation Video 'Eye-move', Chemistry club nights 



2024  'Threads of Tomorrow' Museu Textíl, Sao Paulo, publication/on line  

2024  Article in TXP magazine, magazine about textile art

2021  Catalogue Textile Biennial museum Rijswijk

2019  Work published in GG magazine
2019  Article in 'Elle'
2017  Catalogue Zomer expo

2017  Catalogue Kunstschouw 

2014  Catalogue Zomer expo 

2011  Collection of art work in 1000 Artisan Textiles contemporary fiber art

2000  Catalogue 'The Best Dutch Book Designs' award, book'MOVE' for UN Studio 

2000  Interview on architecture books, in 'Items', magazine for design

1996  Graduation work graphic design Gerrit Rietveld Academy of art and design in 'Items' 

      magazine for design

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