Folkert de Jong (b.1972)

Folkert de Jong (b.1972)

FOLKERT DE JONG
Born in 1972 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

 

2006

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