2020 Klompen Garden

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/OrganizationConcept Name
Elise BovenMooie Bloemen
Tammy ColeTunnel Park Menagerie
Amber DarschIn a Sea of Color
Perla De LeonToys from Home
Jackie FossTulip Fields Forever & Two Hundred Tulip
Susan HillDutch Sneakers & Dutch Country
Elaine KinesMoses Supposes His Toeses are Roses
Jerry & Karyn KlukosTo Grandpa with Love
Rozlin OpolkaHomage to the Windmill
Lina Pierson & Simone WeithersSecondary Succession
Carolyn StichScampering Thru the Tulips
Kelly Vander KleyFabric of the Night & Udderly Fabulous Springtime Moood
Priscilla WalshDeZwaan View
Heidi WellerTulips En Pointe & Snapshots of Holland
Paige WildsColorful Culture
The Tulip Time TeamDynamic 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!

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