Folkert de Jong

Folkert De Jong
Born in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands

Lives and works in Amsterdam

 

Education

 

2004      ISCP International Studio and Cultural Program New York, USA

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017      A State of Light, Louise Alexander Sardinia, Italy

              Weird Science, GEM, The Hague, The Netherlands

              Totémisme, monCHÉRI, Brussels, Belgium

              Plasma Pool, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain

2016      And Nothing But The Truth, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

2015      Court of Justice, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Hominid Lands, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

              Actus Tragicus, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

2014      Hominid Lands, Musee d’Evreux, Evreux, France

              The Holy Land, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

              The Primacy of Matter over Thought, Galerie Dukan, Paris, France

              Desengano, Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain

2013      Amabilis Insania/The Pleasing Delusion, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium

              Actus Tragicus, Mudam Modern Art Museum, Luxembourg

              Operation Harmony, Portland Art Museum, USA

2012      The Bull’s Eye, Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea

              The Immortals, Galerie Dukan Hourdequin, Paris, France

              Act of Dispair, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

              The Immortals, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

2011      Operation Harmony, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

              The Man from Delft, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              The Balance, Musas Museo De Arte De Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico

              Folkert de Jong, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

              Brand New Gallery with Fendry Ekel, Milan, Italy

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

2009      Mirror and The Cross, Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain

              The Shooting, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, USA

2008      1000 Years Business As Usual, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China

              Xu Zhen, Folkert de Jong, Martha Colburn, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

2007      Der Falsche Prophet, Peres Projects Gallery, Berlin, Germany

              Les Saltimbanques, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

              Mount Maslow, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

2006      In God We Trust, Lever House Lobby Gallery, New York, USA

              Gott Mit Uns, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland

2005      Golden Dawn, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA

              Shoot The Freak, Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands

              Medusa's First Move: The Council, Chisenhale Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2004      Prix de Rome/Life's Illusions, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003      Meet me and Mister Beefy, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture,               

              Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2002      Marlin says, Playstation Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Meet me and Mister Beefy, USF Bergen, Norway

2001      The Iceman Cometh, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2000      The Ilemauzer, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands

1999      De Verschijning, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2016      Busan Biennale 2016, Busan, Korea 

              Sonsbeek 2016, Park Sonsbeek, Arnhem, The Netherlands 

              Summer Exhibition The Fields Sculpture Parc, Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, New York, USA 

              In The Deep of the Surface, curated by Andrea Carpita at Fabrica Orobia 15, Milan, Italy 

              Once in a Lifetime, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

              Glass Forever, Dordtyart, Dordrecht, The Netherlands 

2015      Full House, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany 

              After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA 

              Sculpture in the City, London, United Kingdom 

              Beastly Beauty, New York Academy of Art, New York, USA               

              In Search of Meaning, The Human Image in Global Perspective, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, 

              The Netherlands 

              Manifesten, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen N-H, The Netherlands 

              Picasso in Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA 

              Picasso in Contemporary Art, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany 

2014      Dramedy, Fort Worth Contemporary Sculpture, Forth Worth, Texas, USA 

              The Body Methonyc: International Contemporary Sculpture, Oakland University Art, Oakland, 

              California, USA 

              Music Palace, Villa Empain, Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, Belgium 

              Ingewikkelde Beelden, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands 

              Post Picasso, Picasso Museum, Barcelona, Spain 

2013      Wonder: De Magie van Kunstenaarsdorp Bergen, Kranenburgh Culturele Buitenplaats, Bergen                             

              N-H, The Netherlands 

              De Anotomische Les, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands 

              Oranje, Schlifka - Molina Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

              CODA Black, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands 

              Beyond Tradition, Garage Rotterdam, The Netherlands 

              ArtZuid 2013, International Sculpture Route Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

              The Glorious Rise and Fall…. (and so on) part 1 and 2, curated by Marjan Teeuwen, KW14, ‘s-                            

              Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands 

2011      Cryptic: The Use of Allegory in Contemporary Art with a Master Class from Goya, Contemporary                             

              Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri, USA

              Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

              Luis Adelantado Gallery Mexico City, Mexico

2010      Blue Devil with Remy Jungerman, Metis-NL Gallery, Amsterdam 

              Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art SMAK Gent, Belgium

              Folkert de Jong & Remy Jungerman, Metis-NL Gallery Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Monumental: Contemporary Figurative Sculpture, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art New York, 

              USA

              A Love Story works from the Coleccion MEFIC, Palacio de Don Manuel Évora, Portugal 

              Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2009      Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, 

              Connecticut, USA

              Fendry Ekel, Remy Jungerman, Folkert de Jong: The Rhetoric of Doubt, curated by Astrid               

              Honold, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

2008      Styrofoam, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

              Double Diplomacy, with Fendry Ekel, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam 

              Against Nature, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia

2007      MASK, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

              Fractured Figure, Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece

              Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece

              Summer Show, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

              Chronic, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA; traveling to Museum Dhondt 

              Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

2006      Extimate, Poetry Summer 2006, Watou, Belgium

              A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

              I Love My Scene, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA

              Long Live Sculpture!, Museum Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium

              Reverence, The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, USA

              Sculptures 2006, Landgoed Anningahof, Zwolle, Netherlands

2005      Gods & Monsters: Folkert de Jong, John Kleckner and Andrew Mania, Peres Projects, Los 

              Angeles, California, USA

              Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2004      The Dark Album, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, United Kingdom

              The Eternal Body, Galleria Villa de Massimo/KNIR, Rome, Italy

              Open Studios, ISCP, New York, USA

2003      Sea and Music Sculpture Manifest, Centre for European Art China, Xiamen, China

              Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Prix de Rome 2003, Museum for Contemporary Art GEM, The Hague, The Netherlands

2002      Stroomversnelling, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

              Alien Workshop/The Centenarian, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

              Drawings, Playstation Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Proeftuin, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

              Purchases 2002, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

              Wishful Thinking, Public Space, Dresden, Germany

2001      Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

              Alien Workshop, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2000      Chemould Gallery, Bombay, India

1999      Open Studios Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Consortium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1998      Open Studios, Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Performances

 

2004      The Eternal Body, or The Phantom Grave, with Delphine Courtillot, NIR, Rome, Italy

2003      Life's Illusions, Opening of the Prix de Rome Exhibition, Museum for Contemporary Art, GEM, 

              Den Haag, The Netherlands

2002      The Centenarian, with Walter van Broekhuizen and Alexander Komarov, TENT, Rotterdam, The 

              Netherlands

2001      Alien Workshop, with Walter van Broekhuizen and Alexander Komarov, De  Fabriek, Eindhoven, 

              The Netherlands

 

Honors and Awards

 

2005      Den Haag Sculpture ‘Orange Award.' 

2004      "Orpheus in de Vleeshal", BN-De Stem, April 11

2003      RAI Art Fair Prize Amsterdam, The Netherlands

              Prix de Rome, Sculpture 

2002      Charlotte Köhler Prize

 

Grants and Stipends

 

2003      Basisstipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, 

              The Netherlands, The Netherlands

2002      Project subsidy, Residency Norway, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and 

              Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001      Basisstipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture,Amsterdam, 

              The Netherlands

 

Residencies

 

2004      ISCP, New York, USA

2003      Kunst en Complex, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 

2002      USF-Bergen, Norway 

2001      Eric Philips Residencies, Montreuil, Paris, France 

2000      RAIN-project, Bombay, India

 

 

Collections

Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

GEM Museum for Contemporary Art, Den Haag, The Netherlands

Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Plancius Collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Saatchi Collection, London, United Kingdom

The Margulies Collection, Miami, United States