Galerie Fons Welters - Amsterdam

Femmy Otten

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Biography

Born in Amsterdam, NL, 1981
Lives and works in The Hague, NL

Education
2013 Aterlier Holsboer, Cité des Arts, Paris, FR
2010 – 2012 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
2009 – 2010 Higher Institute for Fine Art HISK, Ghent, BE
1999 – 2004 BA fine art, Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague, NL
1998 – 1999 Vooropleiding Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL

Awards
2019 Nominee NN Group Art Award Art Rotterdam, NL
2014 Royal Portrait of King Willem-Alexander, NL
2013 Volkskrant Beeldende Kunstprijs, NL
2012 Nominee Koninklijke Prijs Vrije Schilderkunst, NL
2011 Nominee Koninklijke Prijs Vrije Schilderkunst, NL

Solo exhibitions

2023
‘We Once Were One’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL

2021
‘Rainbow Woman’, De Warande, Turnhout, BE

2020
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2018
Schunck, Heerlen, NL

2017
‘Wistful Eye’, Drents Museum, Assen, NL
‘One Year in Ten’, Ketelfactory, Schiedam, NL

2016
‘Days Undressed’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2014
‘And life is over there’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2012
‘If you were coming in the fall’, Galerie Fons Welters, Playstation, Amsterdam, NL
‘Yellow Minutes, where time has lost its relevance’, P///AKT, Amsterdam, NL

2010
‘The seven joys of Mary’, Maes & Matthys, Antwerp, BE


Group exhibitions

2022
‘Where Shall We Plant the Placenta?’, A Tale of A Tub, Rotterdam, NL
‘De Nieuwe Vrouw’, Singer Laren, Laren, NL
‘The body keeps the score’, Kunstenlab, Deventer, NL
‘Limburg Biennale’, Marres, Maastricht, NL

2021
‘Eurazië – Een land van veranderlijkheid’, Muhka, Antwerp, BE
‘Toen we vergaten waar we vandaan kwamen’, duo with Gijs Frieling, DMW Gallery, Antwerp, BE

2020
‘I Am Because The Other Has Thought of Me’, Nest, The Hague, NL
‘Animalia’, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
‘Other.Worldly’, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, NL

2019
‘Wij Vikingen’, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, NL

2018
‘Hollandse Nieuwe’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, NL
‘Nothing is Permanent’, Manifesta In House Exhibition, Amsterdam, NL
‘Project Muren’, Geraardsbergen, BE
‘Who Are We Again?’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
‘New Arrivals II’, Schunck*, Heerlen (icw Stedelijk Museum Schiedam), NL
‘Some Things Hidden’, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, NL

2017
‘Die Welle, 8. Salon’, Hamburg, DE
‘Transcruptie’, Black Swan Gallery, Brugge, BE
‘Between Earth and Heaven II’, Acerta, Brugge, BE

2016
’10 jaar de Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL
‘Preview’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘Atlantis na Plato’, Croxhapox, Ghent, BE
‘Ritual and The Sacred’, Route du Nord, ZoHo, Rotterdam, NL

2015
‘Minor Heroisms’, Galeri Zilberman, Istanbul, TR
‘Meditations on a hobby horse’, CIAP, Hasselt, BE
‘The restless gods’, Predikherenkerk and Museum M, Leuven, BE

2014
‘The restless gods’, Predikherenkerk and Museum M, Leuven, BE
‘Westenwind’, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne, DE
‘Presentation state portraits by Rineke Dijkstra, Femmy Otten and
Iris van Dongen’, Paleis het Loo, NL
‘Een nieuwe koning, een nieuw portret’, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, NL
‘Stille Kracht’, De Warande, Turnhout, BE

2013
‘This is the school and the school is many thinks’, KABK, The Hague, NL
‘ERROR #21: Shame! (Hide and Show)’, A project by ERROR ONE in collaboration with Pianofabriek Sint-Gillis, Brussels, BE
‘Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL

2012
‘Rijksakademie open studio’s’, Amsterdam, NL
‘Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst’, Royal Palace, Amsterdam, NL
‘Figuurlijk. Museum Hilversum’, Hilversum, NL
‘Return on Invest. Stroom’, The Hague, NL

2011
Rijksakademie open studio’s, Amsterdam, NL
‘Afterlife’, Museum Tot Zover, Amsterdam, NL
‘Koninklijke prijs voor vrije schilderkunst’, Royal palace, Amsterdam, NL
‘Wat zijn mij wolken nog en wegen’, Curated by Hanne Hagenaars en Gijs Asman, Kunstvereninging Diepenheim, NL
‘Zomeropstelling, Groupshow’, Maurits van der Laar, the Hague, NL

2010
‘Thank you for tomorrow. curated by Jan Debbaut’, De zwarte zaal, Ghent, BE
‘Hydrarchy: Power and Resistance at Sea’,curated by Mia Jankowicz and Anna Collin, Gasworks, Londen, UK
‘De lucht is tastbaarder dan mijn gedachten’, curated by Annemie van Laethem, Rekem, BE
‘Groupshow’, Maes & Matthys, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Guestroom HISK. duo with Sara Claes’, curated by Roel Arkenstein, Het Domein, Sittard, NL
‘One litle indian, and than there where none’. Curated by Marco Stamenkovic, La Générale en Manufacture, Paris, FR

2009
‘EMERGENCY4’, Aspex. Portsmouth UK
V’erzamelde verhalen. Poetry summer’, Watou, BE
Open Studio’s HISK, Ghent, BE

2007
Billytown, Rijswijk, NL
Filmhuis, The Hague, NL
‘Gambatte!’,  Gallery King Kong, The Hague, NL

2005
‘Regentenkamer’, The Hague, NL
‘Gallery de Fietsenstalling’, The Hague, NL
Jong talent. Gallery WIT, Wageningen, NL

2004
‘Krachtstroom expositie 1’. Scheveningen, NL
‘Depart’, Theater aan het Spui, The Hague, NL
‘Graduation show’, KABK, The Hague, NL

2003
‘Start! in cooperation with Lataste Schouten’, GEM, The Hague, NL


Commissions

2022
Sculpture ‘We Once Were One’, Kunsthal Gent, BE

2015
Permanent Sculpture, City center, The Hague, NL

2014
Portrait of King Willem-Alexander, NL

2012
Monument for the cleared graves, permanent installation, Oosterbegraafplaats, Amsterdam, NL
Permanent installation, Main building LSG- Rentray, Zutphen, NL

2009
Wallpainting Scheveningen, NL

Collections
ABN AMRO, NL
AKZO Nobel Art Foundation, NL
AMC Art Collection, NL
Drents Museum, Assen, NL
Fries Museum, NL
Schunck, Heerlen, NL
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL

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