About Me
                                        Tel: (+1) 832 596 6032
                                         studio: 10006 Hillside Bayou Dr., Houston, TX.
                                         e-mail:liduine@liduinebekman.com

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
  • 2016        (upcoming nov)  Exhibition at Gallery 14, Vero Beach, Florida
  • 2016         Exhibition at Gallery 14, Vero Beach, Florida
  • 2014         Exhibition at Jack Morris Gallery, Galveston, Texas
  • 2014        Exhibition at Island Gallery, Galveston Texas
  • 2009        Exhibition at Popop Studios, Nassau, Bahamas
  • 2007         Exhibition at Pulchri Studio, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 2005        Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 1999        Exhibition at One Brickell Square Gallery, Miami. Fl.
  • 1997        Featured artist at the Bayou City Art Fest, Houston, TX.
  • 1997        Exhibit at C.S.A.W. Gallery, Houston, TX.
  • 1995        Exhibit at the River Café, Houston, TX.
  • 1992        Exhibit at Two Houston Center, Houston, TX.
  • 1990        Exhibit at World Trade Center, New Orleans, La. in celebration of the 175th anniversary of relations
                      between  New  Orleans and the  Netherlands, sponsored by the Netherlands Government
  • 1989        Exhibit at Art Beat Gallery, Houston, TX.
  • 1988        Exhibit at Two Houston Center, Houston, TX. sponsored by the Netherlands Government and
                      the Foundation for  Cultural Exchange between the Netherlands and the U.S.A.

AWARDS
  • 2015        Our beautiful Waters Exhibition, Vero Beach, Fl., 3rd Place
  • 2015        Palm Beach Watercolor Society, Boca Raton, Fl. 1st Place
  • 2014        Watercolor Art Society Membership Exhibition, Houston, Tx., Third Place
  • 2013        Watercolor Art Society Membership Exhibition, Houston, Tx. Merchandise Award
  • 2012        Watercolor Art Society Membership Exhibition, Houston, Tx., Merchandise Award
  • 2011         Watercolor Art Society Membership Exhibition, Houston, Tx. Second Place
  • 2010        Watercolor Art Society Membership Exhibition, Houston, TX., Merchandise Award
  • 2009        Watercolor Art Society Membership Exhibition, Houston, TX., Holbein Award
  • 1999        Miami Watercolor Society, Miami, Fl. Presidents Award, Juror: Don Andrews
  • 1998        Rockport Art Fest, Rockport, TX., Best of Show
  • 1997        National Watercolor Society, Fullerton, Ca. Memorial Award
  • 1995        Rockport Art Fest, Rockport, TX., Best of Show
  • 1990        National Watercolor Society 70th Annual Exhibition, Fullerton, Ca., NWS award, juror: William Brice
  • 1989        National Watercolor Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK. Winsor Newton Award, juror: Edward Reep
                     Pasadena Art League 1989 Juried Show, Pasadena, TX., 3rd place, juror: Wm. Balusek
  • 1988        City of Baytown XXII Annual Art Exhibit, Baytown, TX., 1st place, juror: John Guerin
                     Watercolor Art Society Alley Gallery, Houston, TX., 1st place and Honorable Mention, juror: Polly Hammett
                     Rocky Mountain National Water media Exhibition, Adolph Coors Company Award, Golden, Co.
                     Pasadena Art League Exhibit, Houston, TX., Honorable Mention
  • 1987        Rocky Mountain National Water media Exhibition, Colorado Watercolor Society Award, Golden, Co.
  • 1986        Watercolor Art Society of Houston Fall Membership Exhibition, Herschel Winslett Memorial Award
  • 1985        Sixth Annual Pasadena Art League Exhibit, 1st place, Pasadena, TX.
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston Spring Open Exhibit, Grumbacher Award, Houston, TX.
                    Eighth Annual Five State Art Exhibition, Purchase Award, Beaumont, TX.
  • 1984        Bay town 18th Annual Exhibit, Grumbacher Award, Bay town, TX.
                    Texas Watercolor Society, Austin, TX., Purchase Award
  • 1983        Watercolor Art Society of Houston Fall Membership Exhibit,  Houston, TX Honorable Mention
                     Pasadena Art League Exhibit, Pasadena, TX., 2nd Place
  • 1982        Bay town 16th Annual Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Bay town, TX.
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston Fall Membership Exhibit, Houston, TX., Purchase Award
                     Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Phoenix, AZ., Honorable Mention
  • 1981        Bay town 15th Annual Exhibit, Bay town, TX.,  Purchase Award
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston Fall Membership Exhibit, Houston, TX., Honorable Mention
  • 1979        Texas Watercolor Society, Austin, TX., Purchase Award
  • 1978        Pasadena Gulf Coast Art Association Exhibit, Pasadena, TX., Honorable Mention
                     Texas Fine Art Association Exhibit, Austin, TX., Citation
                     Art League of Houston Spring Exhibit, Houston, TX., 3rd Place
  • 1977        Fourth Annual Salon des Arts, Orange, TX., Honorable Mention

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2016        Ongoing exhibition at the Guild Gallery, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Delray Bch, Fl.
  • 2015         Our beautiful waters Exhibition, Vero Beach, Fl.
  • 2015        Palm Beach Watercolor Society, Boca Raton, Fl.
  • 2014         Selected Artists at Alfred Glassell School of Art, Houston, Tx.
  • 2013        Watercolor Art Society, Houston, Tx. Open International Exhibition
  • 2012        Watercolor Art Society, Houston, Tx. Open International Exhibition
  • 2012        National Watercolor Society, Fullerton, Ca.
  • 2011        Watercolor Art Society, Houston, TX. Open International Exhibition
  • 2010        Watercolor Art Society, Houston, TX., Open International Exhibition
  • 2008         Group Exhibition at Popop Center for the Visual Arts, Nassau, Bahamas
  • 2007        Pulchri Membership Exhibition, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 2006        "Naar de bollen ....", Nieuwspoort, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 2006        Pulchri Membership  Exhibition, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 2001        DZD Gallery Exhibition, Roermond, The Netherlands
  • 2000        Exhibitions in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Fl.
  • 1997        Exhibit at Omni Colonnade Hotel, Coral Gables, Fl.
  • 1997        Exhibit at CSAW Gallery, Houston, Tx.
  • 1995        Exhibit at Boulevard Gallery, Houston, TX.
  • 1992        National Watercolor Society 72nd Annual Exhibition at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, Ca.
  • 1991        National Watercolor Society 71st Annual Exhibition at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, Ca.
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston 15th National Exhibition, Houston, TX., jurors: Gerald F. Brommer & Leo Smith
  • 1990        National Watercolor Society 70th Annual Exhibition at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, Ca., juror: William Brice
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston 14th Annual Exhibition at NCNB Center, Houston, TX., juror: Frank Webb
  • 1989        Masters Exhibit with Dorothy Hood at Houston Art League, Houston, TX.
                     Oklahoma Watercolor Society, Oklahoma City, OK., juror: Ed Reep
                     Rocky Mountain Watercolor Society, Golden, Co., jurors: Rolland Golden and Ed Reep
                     Watercolor USA 1989, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri, Juror: Bob Erdle
                     Texas Watercolor Society 40th Annual Exhibition, San Antonio, TX., juror: Gerald F. Brommer
                     Pasadena Art League 1989 Juried Show, Pasadena, TX., juror: Wm. Balusek
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston 13th National Exhibition, Houston, TX., juror: Fred Samuelson
  • 1988        Art League of Houston Membership Competition “Works on Paper”, Houston, TX., juror: Ibsen Espada
                     Watercolor Art Society Fall Membership Exhibit, Houston, TX., juror: Elizabeth A. Yarosz
                     Rocky Mountain National Water media Exhibition, Golden, Co.
                     “Women Achieving Awards” Retrospective Exhibition, WASH Gallery, Houston, TX.
                     Ninth Pasadena Art League Exhibit, Pasadena, TX.
  • 1987        Rocky Mountain National Water media Exhibition, Golden, Co., with traveling exhibition following
  • 1986        11th Annual Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibit, Houston, TX.
                     National Watercolor Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK.
                     Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio, TX.
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston Spring and Fall Exhibits, Houston, TX., juror: Virginia Cobb
                     Bay town 19th Annual Exhibition, Bay town, TX.
  • 1985        Contemporary Watercolor Group, Toni Jones Gallery, Houston, TX.
                     5x5 Exhibit WASH Gallery, Houston, TX., juror: Peter Marzio, Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
                     Exhibit at Houston Grand Opera’s La Traviata, Jones Hall, Houston, TX.
                     Sixth Annual Pasadena Art League Exhibit, Pasadena, TX.
                     Watercolor Art Society Spring Open Exhibit, Houston, TX.
                     8th Annual 5 State Art Exhibition, Port Arthur, TX.
  • 1984         Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Golden, Co.
                     Contemporary Watercolor Group, Toni Jones Gallery, Houston, TX.
                      Watercolor Art Society of Houston Spring and Fall Exhibits, Houston, TX.
                      Baytown 18th Annual Exhibition, Baytown, TX.
                      Texas Watercolor Society Exhibit, San Antonio, TX.
                      Two Artist Show with Lynn Simmons, O’Kane Gallery/University of Houston, Houston, TX.
  • 1983         New Watercolors Exhibit, Toni Jones Gallery, Houston, TX.
                     3 Women Show, Upstairs Gallery, Houston, TX.
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston Spring and Fall Exhibits, Houston, TX.
                     Pasadena Gulf Coast Art Association Exhibit, Pasadena, TX.
                     Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, San Diego, Ca.
                     Baytown Art Exhibit, Baytown, TX.
  • 1982        Watercolor Art Society of Houston Spring and Fall Exhibits, Houston, TX.
                     Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Phoenix, AZ.
                     Baytown Art Exhibit, Baytown, TX.
                     Houston Art League Exhibit, Houston, TX.
                     Dimensions-Houston Exhibit, Texas Commerce Tower, Houston, TX.
                     Pasadena Gulf Coast Art Association, Pasadena, TX.
  • 1981        Baytown Art Exhibit, Baytown, TX.
                     Watercolor Art Society of Houston, Fall Membership Exhibit, Houston, TX.
                     Houston Women on the Move, Houston, TX.
                    Henley Arts and Crafts Guild, Henley, Bucks. England
  • 1980        Exhibit at Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, Mall Galleries, London, England
  • 1979        Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio, TX., and circuit exhibit following
                    Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX., and circuit exhibit following
  • 1978        Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio and circuit exhibit following
                     Watercolor Society of Houston Spring and Fall Exhibits, Houston, TX.
                     Pasadena Gulf Coast Art Association Exhibit, Pasadena, TX.
                    Baytown Art Exhibit, Baytown, TX.
                    Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX., and circuit exhibit following
                    Assistance League of Houston, Houston, TX.
  • 1977        Houston Art League Spring and Fall Exhibits, Houston, TX.
                    Two Women Show, La Galerie du Mall, Houston, TX.
                    Fourth Annual Salon des Arts, Orange, TX.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 2012        Article in “The Houston Chronicle”, Houston, TX.
  • 2006        Feature article in Pulchri Magazine, The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1998         Article in "The Houston Chronicle", Houston, Tx.
  • 1998        Article in “Palm Beach Daily News”, Palm Beach, Fl.
  • 1995        Article in “The Seafood Leader”
  • 1991        Article in “The Artist’s Magazine” September 1991 issue, written by Bebe Raupe
  • 1990        Featured in “Oklahoma City Newspaper”, article October 1990, written by John Brandenburg
  • 1989        Featured in “The Houston Chronicle” article “Masters and their Choice” on September 10, 1989
  • 1988        “Houston Woman” article “Women Artists of Houston” written by Kathy Balshaw-Biddle
  • 1985        Featured in Art Critic’s Column “Houston Post”, June 1, 1985
Featured on “Channel 8 KUHT Green Room” program, Houston, TX.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Pulchri Studios, The Hague, Netherlands
Lee Brown, Former Mayor City of Houston, Tx.
York Hospital, York, Maine
Jean Jacques Cousteau, Los Angeles, Ca.
Sunbelt National Bank, Houston, TX.
Mundy Service Company, Houston, TX.
LeBaron Hotel, Dallas, TX.
Sweetwater Country Club, Houston, TX.
JKR Drilling Company, Houston, TX.
Allied Spring Bank, Houston, TX.
IBM, Austin, TX.
The Wyndham Travis Center Hotel, Houston, TX.
Holland Mortgage Company, Houston, TX.
The Memorial Plaza Hotel, Houston, TX.
Bear Creek Bank, Houston, TX.
The San Antonio Marriott Hotel, San Antonio, TX.
Mary Ann Bryan Design Associates, Houston, TX.
St. Luke’s Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.
Exxon Company USA, Houston, TX.

NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY SIGNATURE MEMBER, USA
MEMBER PULCHRI STUDIO ARTIST GUILD, THE NETHERLANDS
WATERCOLOR ART SOCIETY HOUSTON, ELITE SIGNATURE MEMBER
BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART GUILD ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Served as President Watercolor Society, Houston, Texas (non-profit) and
Board Member Commerce Street Art Warehouse, Houston, Texas (non-profit)