Galerie Fons Welters - Amsterdam

Folkert de Jong

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Biography

Born 1972, the Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam (NL)

Awards
2005 Den Haag Sculpture ‘Orange Award’
2004 Thieme Art Award
2004 RAI Art Fair Prize
2003 Nomination Prix de Rome, Sculpture
2002 Charlotte Köhler Prize

Education
2004 ISCP International Studio and Curatorial Program New York, USA
1998 – 2000 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994 – 1996 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Solo exhibitions

2023
Ministry of Fear/Foam, Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort, NL

2022
Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, CH 

2021
‘The Game’, Gallery Sofie van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
Front space, Galerie Fons Welters. Amsterdam, NL

2020
‘The Shooting…at Watou; 1st of July’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2019
‘Beginnings’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘Tumbler’, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, USA

2018
‘Last Nation’, MOCA, Tucson, USA
Luis Adelantado Gallery, MX
DENK Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, FR

2017
GEM, The Hague, NL
Totémisme, monCHÉRI, Brussels, BE
Plasma Pool, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, SP

2016
‘And Nothing But The Truth’, Brand New Gallery, Milano, IT

2015
‘Court of Justice’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘The Holy Land’, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
‘Actus Tragicus’, Luis Adelantado, Mexico City, MX

2014
‘Hominid Lands’, Musee d’Evreux, Evreux, FR
‘The Holy Land’, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, UK
‘The Primacy of Matter over Thought’,  Galerie Dukan, Paris, FR
‘Desengaño’, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, SP

2013
Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, BE
‘Actus Tragicus’, Mudam, Luxembourg, LU
Portland Art Museum, USA

2012
‘The Bull’s Eye’, ARARIO Gallery Seoul, KR
‘The Immortals’, Galerie Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, FR
‘Act of Despair’, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke, BE
‘The Immortals’, Mackintosh Museum Glasgow, Scotland, UK

2011
‘The Man from Delft’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘The Balance’, Musas Museo de arte de Sonora, MX
Folkert de Jong, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
Brand New Gallery, with Fendry Ekel, Milano, IT

2010
The Balance, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico City, MX

2009
‘Circle Of Trust – Selected works 2001 – 2009’, Groninger Museum, NL
‘Mirror And The Cross’, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, SP
‘The Shooting’, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

2008
‘1000 Years Business As Usual’, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, CN

2007
‘Mount Maslow’, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, USA
‘Les Saltimbanques’, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
‘Der Falsche Prophet’, Peres Projects Gallery, Berlin, DE

2006
‘In God We Trust’, Lever House Lobby Gallery, New York, USA
‘Gott Mit Uns’, Kunsthalle Winterthur, CH

2005
‘Golden Dawn’, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, USA
‘Shoot The Freak’, Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, NL
‘Medusa’s First Move: The Council’, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

2004
‘Prix de Rome/Life’s Illusions’, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2003
‘Meet me and Mister Beefy’, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, NL

2002
‘Meet me and Mister Beefy’, Bergen, NO

2001
‘Marlin Says’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘The Iceman Cometh’, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

2000
‘De Ilemauzer’, Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL

Group exhibitions

2023
Woods Art Institute, Wentdorf, DE
‘Dutch Mechanisms’, Grote Kerk, Alkmaar, NL
‘Pleurants’, Biennale van de Heilige Driehoek, Oosterhout, NL

2022
‘I can live forever. Curated by Folkert de Jong’, Galerie Sofie van de Velde, Antwerp, BE

2019
‘Destroy All Monsters’,Comrades of Time Comrades of Time Comrades of Time Comrades of Time, Stichting  Whatspace, Basel, CH
‘Vrijheid – vijftig Nederlandse kernkunstwerken sinds 1968’, Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, NL
‘Hate Speech. Aggression and Intimacy’, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, AT
‘Trouble in Paradise’, Collection Rattan Chadha, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL

2018
‘Out of Office’, Singer Museum Laren, Laren, NL

2017
‘Archive Fever’, Kunstruimte De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, NL

2016
‘Zoals jij en ik’, Art Chapel, Amsterdam, NL
Busan Biennial, South Korea, KR
‘Waanzin en werkelijkheid: Werken uit Rabo Kunstcollectie en Verzamerling Würth’, Kunstlocatie Würth, Den Bosch, NL
‘Once in a Lifetime’, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, NL
‘Sonsbeek ’16’, Arnhem, NL
‘GlassFever’, Dordtyart, Dordrecht, NL
Beeldengalerij, The Hague, NL
‘The Holyland, The Fields Sculpture Park’, Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, New York, USA
‘Show Your Wound’, curated section TEFAF, Maastricht, NL

2015
‘Sculpture in the City’, London, UK
‘Beastly Beaty’, New York Academy of Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
‘Lustwarande 15: Rapture and Pain’, International Sculpture Exhibition, Park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, NL
‘Ctrl + Alt + Del, de toekomst nu’, dertien hectare, Heeswijk-Dinther, NL
‘The Amsterdam Trail’, Galerie Lemaire, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Full House’, Molsdorf Castle-Kunsthalle Erfurt, DE
‘Manifesten’, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen NH, NL
‘Picasso in Contemporary Art’, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, DE
‘In search of meaning’, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, NL
‘Beautiful beast’, Wilkinson Gallery, New York Academy of Art, New York, USA

2014
‘Affinities #1’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘Music Palace’, Villa Empain, Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, BE
‘Ingewikkelde beelden’, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, NL
‘Post Picasso – Contemporary Reactions’, Picasso Museum, Barcelona, SP
‘Dramedy’, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX, USA
‘The Body Metonymic: International Contemporary Sculpture’, Oakland University Art Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA

2013
‘Wonder. De magie van kunstenaarsdorp Bergen’, Kranenburgh, Culturele Buitenplaats, Bergen (NH), NL
Frieze New York with James Cohan Gallery, Manhattan, USA
‘The Anatomy Lesson’, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, NL
‘Oranje, Schlifka’ | Molina arte contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, AR
‘CODA Black’, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, NL
‘Beyond Tradition’, Garage Rotterdam, NL
‘ArtZuid 2013’, International Sculpture Route Amsterdam, NL
‘The Glorious Rise and Fall…..(and so on) part 1 and 2’, Curated by Marjan Teeuwen, KW14, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL / NCCA Moscow and NCCA St. Petersburg, RU
‘Circus Stories’, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
‘Partie 2: Le Corps’, Galerie Dukan, Paris, FR

2012
‘Through an open window, art contemporain de la Rabo Art Collection’, L’Institut Neérlandais, Paris, FR
‘Figuurlijk’, Museum Hilversum, NL
Kyiv international biennale, ARSENALE, Kiev, UA 
‘Fantastic 2012’, Lille 3000, Le Tripostal, Lille, France
‘Beaufort 04’, Blankenberge, BE
‘Changing States of Matter’, Brand New Gallery, Milano, IT
‘Souvenir: Herinneren als Object’, 38CC Art Space, Delft, NL

2011
‘The shape of things to come: new sculpture’, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
‘Cryptic’, Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, USA
‘Colorless green ideas sleep furiously’, Galerie Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, FR
‘Never let me go’, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico City, MX

2010
Art Basel Miami Beach with James Cohan Gallery
‘Blue Devil with Remy Jungerman’, Metis Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
‘Monumental: Contemporary Figurative Sculpture’, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, New York, USA
‘A Love Story – works from the Coleccion MEFIC’, Palacio de Don Manuel Évora, PT
‘The Beauty Of Distance’, 17th Sydney Biennale, AU
‘Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art’, SMAK Gent, BE

2009
‘Higher Ground’, Metis Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
‘Le sort probable de l’homme’, Museum La Conciergerie, Paris, FR
‘The Rhetoric of Doubt’, Galerie Andre Simoens, Knokke, BE
‘Sculpture of our Time’, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
‘Exposicíon Inaugural’, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico City, MX
‘Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time’, Bruce Museum, Greenwhich, CT, USA

2008
‘Double Diplomacy with Fendry Ekel’, Neon Parc Gallery Melbourne Australia, AU
Gabriel Rolt Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
‘Against Nature’, curated by Astrid Honold Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia, SP
‘Styrofoam’, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
‘The Assault’, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

2007
‘MASK’, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
‘Chronic’, Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, BE
‘All For Art’, Musée de beaux-arts de Montreal, Quebec, CA
‘Fractured Figure’, Deste Foundation, Athens, GR
‘Seht der Mensch; The Shooting Lesson’, 1st Athens Biennial, GR
‘Summer Show’, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
‘Chronic, Handmade Nightmares in Red, Yellow and Blue’, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, USA

2006
‘The Shooting … At Watou; 1st of July 2006’, Poetry summer Watou, BE
‘A Brighter Day’, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
‘Long Live Sculpture!’, Sculpture Museum Middelheim, Antwerpen, BE
‘Reverence’, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Peekskill, New York, USA
‘Dark’, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL
‘I love my scene’, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
‘Sculptures 2006’, Landgoed Anningahof, Zwolle, NL

2005
‘HVCCA Benefit Auction’, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA
‘The Zine UnBound’, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
‘Figure It Out’, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Peekskill, New York, USA
‘Den Haag Sculptuur 2005’, De Paleistuin, Den Haag, NL
‘Gods and Monsters’, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, USA
‘Capoeira’, Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2004
‘The Dark Album’, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK
‘The Eternal Body’, Galleria Villa de Massimo/KNIR, Rome, IT
‘Open Studios’, ISCP, New York, NY, USA

2003
‘Sea and Music Sculpture Manifest’, Centre for European Art China, Xiamen, China
Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
‘Prix de Rome 2003’, Museum for Contemporary Art GEM, The Hague, NL

2002
‘Stroomversnelling’, Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL
‘Alien Workshop/The Centenarian’, TENT, Rotterdam, NL
‘Drawings’, Playstation Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘Proeftuin’, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, NL
‘Purchases 2002’, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, NL
‘Wishful Thinking’, Public Space, Dresden, DE

2001
Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
‘Alien Workshop’, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL
2000
Chemould Gallery, Bombay, India

Collections
Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, NL
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, USA
Centre Pompidou, Paris, NL
Dakis Joannou Collection Athens, GR
Ernst & Young, NL
Kunstmuseum Den Haag, NL
Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
HudsonValley Center for Contemporary Art New York, USA
KRC Collectie, NL
Lever House Art Collection New York, USA
Lisser Art Museum, Lisse, NL
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, USA
Museum Het Domein Sittard, NL
Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, BE
Museum Voorlinden/Caldic Collection, NL
Margulies Art Collection at the Warehouse Miami, USA
Musée des beaux-arts de Montreal, Quebec, CA
Plancius Art Collection, NL
Rabo Kunstcollectie, NL
The Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Theodor Gilissen Bank, NL

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