Jop van Driel is a member of the Crafts Council of the Netherlands. This is a foundation that protects and promotes craftsmanship. Their goal is to help Dutch craftsmen protect the heritage of this professional knowledge.
Jop van Driel is also a member of the International Michelangelo Foundation. A foundation set up by a number of wealthy Italians and Swiss who finance everything themselves. You cannot sign up for this, you must be asked.
The Michelangelo Foundation will publish a book about top craftsmen where Jop’s work will be showcased. In addition, the Michelango Foundation are organizing a fair in Venice 2020 where Jop hopes to feature his work.