Ton Pret and his art is now also conquering Eastern Europa. The well-known newspaper Pravda, wrote a 4 pages interview about Ton Pret and his art in Pravda Magazine and they even put Ton Pret on the cover.
Ton Pret was asked by the great designer Alessandro Guerriero, for an exhibition at the Moscow Design Week 2018. Ton is not only an artist painter, but he also did some very nice design. He was very honored they asked him, because now he was amongst some real big designers like the aforementiond designer Alessandro Guerriero, Alessandro Mendini (RIP), Michelle de Lucchi, Umberto Palermo, Antonio Perotti etc.
In commission for the well known company Van den Assem Shoes and Bags, Ton Pret was asked to transform an Michael Kors bag into an unique Art Bag. This exclusive Art Bag is now piece of the permanent collection of The Amsterdam Museum of Bags.
Ton Pret was asked to create some very special art shoes for the famous master chef Jonnie Boer, who is the big boss of 3 Michelin star restaurant De Librije. This was not an easy job. Although Jonnie Boer is a very kind man, he is a demanding man who only goes for the best. But Ton managed to make Jonnie happy and not only his spices are shown in the shoes, but also his passion for Porsche and Harley Davidson.
The well known shoe brand Greve shoes, asked Ton Pret to create some different art editions of their shoes. Ton created different pairs of art shoes in blue, black and yellow. The shoes were used for exhibitions and marketing purposes to underline Greve’s challenges.
Ton Pret was asked by CRAVT design furniture/luxury interior, to transform one of their design chairs into an unique piece of art. This piece of design/art was in the spotlights at the Amsterdam Luxury Fair 2017.
The now controversial “Killing heels James Bond art edition” by Ton Pret was part of the exhibition S.H.O.E.S in 2014, at the well-known Rotterdam museum De Kunsthal. This exhibition has everything to do with the design of the shoes by famous designers and the art editions of pioneering artists.
Ton Pret was asked in 2011 to be part of the Dutch delegation that represents the Netherlands for the first time at the exhibition in the famous Louvre museum in Paris. The exhibition was a great success for Ton Pret in several respects, not only was his work sold but he also received new commissions […]
On July 21, Ton Pret received in Salerno, Italy the prestigious Premio Charlot 2019/Charlot Award 2019. In front of an impressive audience of 2000 people, he received the award from Claudio and GianlucaTortora, the directors of Teatro delle Arti and the Premio Charlot. Ton Pret is the first painter artist in 30 years, who received […]