Folkert de Jong

Biography

Born in 1972 in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Graduated from the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam in 2000
International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York 2004

Born in 1972 in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Graduated from the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam in 2000
International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York 2004

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021

'The Game', Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp (BE)

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, Milan (IT)

2015

Court of Justice, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (NL)
Hominid Lands, James Cohan Gallery, New York (US)
Actus Tragicus, Luis Adelantado Gallery, 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)
Desengano, Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia (ES)

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)

Selected Group Exhibitions

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)

Prizes

2005

Den Haag Sculpture ‘Orange Award’

2004

Thieme Art Award
RAI Art Fair Prize

2003

Nomination Prix de Rome, Sculpture

2002

Charlotte Köhler Prize

Artworks

Folkert de Jong
Alive, 2021
pigmented epoxy
16 x 31 x 3,5 cm⁠
Edition of 50⁠ (all unique colours)⁠

Folkert de Jong
Head of Golden Smile 1, 2007
Pigmented polyurthane
28 x 23 x 22 cm

Folkert de Jong
Head of a Saltimbanque, 2007
Pigmented polyurthane
23 x 18 x 22 cm

Folkert de Jong
Head of Shirley 1, 2011
Pigmented polyurthane
20 x 20 x 22 cm

Folkert de Jong
Spanish Port, 2008
Pigmented polyurthane
Styrofoam
180 x 88 x 50 cm

Folkert de Jong
Trader's deal #6, 2010
Pigmented polyurthane Styrofoam
200 x 70 x 70

Folkert de Jong
The Mover (Theo), 2017
Pigmented polyurethane, wood, Moto ’73 magazine, hat, metal screws, paintbrush
220 x 100 x 100 cm

Folkert de Jong
FEMEN Picasso, 2017
Pigmented polyurethane, wood, metal screws
180 x 150 x 60

Folkert de Jong
Jackie, 2019
Pigmented polyurthane
Metal
160 x 50 x 70

Folkert de Jong
Trinity 2, 2017
Pigmented polyurethanen, wood, metal screws