Born in 1955, Panningen, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Utrecht, The Netherlands

EDUCATION
1975 - 1980 Academy of Fine Arts, Arnhem, The Netherlands
1985 - 1987 Stipend, Fund of Fine Arts

AWARDS
1987 Longlist Prix de Rome
1987 Shortlist PS1 art prize residency
1985 Longlist Royal award for modern painting, Royal Palace, Amsterdam

APPOINTMENTS
Professor, Academy of Fine Arts, Kampen, The Netherlands


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022 
Back to the future, Artissima Art Fair Turin, section, invited and curated by Balthazar Lovay

2021
How we met through Instagram, duo exhibition with David Brian Smith, Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (duo exhibition)

2019
A vase is a painting is a sculpture, Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2017
Selection 1985 – 2017 – Watch out for a red painting, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015
Crazy woman, Ornis A. Gallery, curated by Hanne Hagenaars, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013
Brown Sugar, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012
Beyond Beauty, Museum Het Valkhof, curated by Frank van de Schoor, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Because you’re a wonderful wife, Ornis A. Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2011
Women, Women, Women, deWILLEM3, Vlissingen, The Netherlands

2010
Madonna’s, Museum ‘Het land van Thorn’, The Netherlands

2009
Cultural centre de Halle, curated by Kris Cuypers, Geel, Belgium
Cruel Beauty, Stux Gallery, New York, USA

2008
Cobra Museum for Modern Art, curated by Jan Hein Sassen, Amstelveen, The Netherlands

2007
Cruel Beauty, MARTa Herford Museum, curated by Jan Hoet, Herford, Germany

2006
Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Gallery Helga Hofman, Alphen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands

2001
Hommage aan Matisse, Gallery Helga Hofman, Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands

1996
The Surinaams Museum, Fort Zeelandia, Suriname

1993
This can also happen to your children, Gallery Fred Dorfman, New York, USA

1991
Gallery Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1990
Gallery Duràn, Madrid, Spain
Pictures from an exhibition, Gallery Bébert, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1989
Gallery Bébert, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1988
First Blossom, Gallery Hans Gieles, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1986
Galerie Hans Gieles, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Schilderijen – gouaches 1985/1986, Museum Het Kruithuis, ’s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

1985
Gallery Hans Gieles, Amsterdam, The Netherlands



GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2021 
Landscape from Memory, Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, with Aurélie Salavert, Abel Rodríguez, Scott Kahn, Marliz Frencken, Salvo, Jan Knap and Yuri Rodekin

2020 
Poeticising Leisure, Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, with Polina Barskaya, Katarina Janeckova, Not Giniger and Marliz Frencken

2019 
Both Hand on the Wheel, Hans Alf gallery,  Copenhagen, Denmark

2018
Fabric Faces, Powder Phrases, Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, (i.a. Vaginal Davis, Sophie Lee, Soshiro Matsubara, Hannah Perry, Julie Verhoeven, Isabel Yellin), Amsterdam Art Weekend, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ain’t Them Body Saints, New Release Gallery, New York, USA

2016
When friendship becomes art, Galerie van Gelder,  (i.a. Marlene Dumas, Voebe de Gruyter, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Kristján Gudmundsson, Mike Kelley, Sigmar Polke, Dieter Roth, Lily van der Stokker), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015
Arcadia, curated by Hanne Hagenaars & Heske ten Cate, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim,
When things cast shadow, Peter Kilchmann gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
German promises, invited by Armin Boehm, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam

2014
+/- A4, Ornis A. Gallery,  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013
Middle Gate Geel 13 curator Jan Hoet, various locations, Geel, Belgium
As Tears Go By, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Un été spectaculaire, Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012
Personalities on paper, Ornis A. Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2011
Madonna’s, Museum Flehite, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Galerie Wanda Reiff, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2008
De Utrechtse Salon, curated by Robbert Roos, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2006
Gallery Peninsula, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2004
Gallery Graus, curated by Wanda Reiff, Echt, The Netherlands

2005
DeWillem3, Vlissingen, The Netherlands

2003
Exhibition for Red Cross Foundation, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, The Netherlands

2001
Vette Vazen, Brutto Gusto, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1999
Gallery Helga Hofman, Alphen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands

1998
De Utrechtse Salon, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

1997
Pop Art, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Gallery Quintessence in Villa Bloemenheuvel, Zeist, The Netherlands

1994
Centraal Museum, De Stelling, Utrecht, The Netherlands

1993
Morgen Gemaakt, Arti et Amiciciae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Realities, Arti et Amiciciae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nieuw Portret van een Galerie, Gallery Ton Peek, Utrecht, The Netherlands

1992
Realities, Museum Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
De mensen en de dingen, Gemeentemuseum Roermond, Roermond, The Netherlands
Rijksmuseum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

1991
Biennial of Obidos, Bio-International, Portugal
El Apartamento, Gallery Duràn, Madrid, Spain
Frans Halsmuseum, Souvenirs, Haarlem, The Netherlands

1990
Château-Musée Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
AVEC: curated by Eric Troncy, APAC centre d’art contemporain Nevers, Nevers, France

1989
Halle Sud, Haut Pay Bas, Geneva, Switzerland
Rijksaankopen 1988, Rijksmuseum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Gallery Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris, France

1987
Gallery Westersingel 8, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1986
De Gele Rijder, Arnhem, The Netherlands

1985
Koninklijke Subsidie voor Vrije Schilderkunst, Paleis op de Dam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

MARTa Herford Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Herford, Germany
Centraal Museum Collection, The Netherlands
Museum De Lakenhal, The Netherlands
Rubell collection, USA
Zeno X Gallery, Frank Demaegd Collection, Belgium
Anton Henning Collection, Germany
Jan de Nul Collection, Belgium
Drakes collection, The Netherlands
Van den Ende Collection, The Netherlands
Caldenborgh Collection, The Netherlands
Torch Gallery, Adriaan van der Have Collection, The Netherlands
copyright: Marliz Frencken