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    Geeske Bijker (1971 Weert NL), lives and works in Berlin and Amsterdam    

 

 

 

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Education

1996-2002, Bachelor of Fine Arts: drawing and painting, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
1991-1996, Master of Arts: drama, University of Amsterdam
1992-1993, Production Workshop, Dutch Film and Television Academy, Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solo exhibitions

2015, Larrys thursday show, Wall installation Clubbing, Larry, Berlin, DE
2013, organisator and curator of DUTCHTREAT (gr), Dada Post, with financial support / mit
.........freundlicher Unterstützung der Botschaft des Königreichs der Niederlande, Berlin, DE
2013, RE:Rotterdam, Art Fair, (duo with Mischa Rakier), Rotterdam, NL
2012, Kofferplattenspieler, Koffer Berlin - Wedding, (solo and duo with Maarten Janssen), Berlin, DE
2012, RE:Rotterdam, Art Fair, Rotterdam, NL
2010, From the diamond series, Cussler, curated by Ralf Dereich, Berlin, DE
2010, Slewe Gallery, Bijker – Davis – Gijzen, Amsterdam, NL
2009, Flachland, secondhome projects, temp 1 / 2, (duo with Tobias Becker), Berlin, DE
2008, Artipoli, art gallery, (duo with Riki Mijling), Noorden – Nieuwkoop, NL
2008, Linie zwei, Koje Kunstverein Medienturm, plus artist in residence, quartier21 / MQ, Vienna, AT
2007, Entflechtung, Projectstudio Berlin (DE), plus artist in residence, via foundation: Fonds BKVB, NL
2006, Sainte Victoire, SAFE, (duo with Jan Robert Leegte), Dalfsen, NL
2005, Slewe Gallery, (with Alice Schorbach), Amsterdam, NL
2005, Field 16 and Room 208, Winston Hotel, art project, Amsterdam, NL
2004, SHOWCASE-NL, St. Annenstraat, curated by Jan van der Ploeg, Amsterdam, NL
2003, BovenIJ hospital, show on ground floor, Amsterdam, NL

2012, Eurantica, Brussels fine art fair, co-operation with Zitzo (specialised in vintage design), Brussels, BE
2003, The Copenhagen Modernism Show, co-operation with Zitzo, Copenhagen, DK
2002, De nationale Designbeurs, Van Nelle Ontwerpfabriek, co-operation with Zitzo, Rotterdam, NL

 

Group exhibitions

2015, Record Release Party, Echo Echo, Berlin, De
2015, Trinkets for the rich, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, DE
2015, TAOP, the Act of Painting, Schau Fenster, Berlin, DE
2015, Sleepover, de Goudfazant, curated by Perennial Art, Amsterdam, NL
2015, Color your life, with 40 international artists, gallery spotUart, Brussels, BE
2014, Koffer Konzentrat, Koffer Berlin – Wedding, DE
2014, The Act of Painting, Casa Sakanoue, Hiyoshi, Kanagawa, JP
2014, The Act of Painting, Gallery Valeur, Nagoya, Aichi, JP
2014, The Act of Painting, TAC Eindhoven, NL
2014, Schwarz Weissich, Glue präsentiert, Projektraum Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2014, Au Chatelain, inauguration, gallery spotUart, Brussels, BE
2013, Selbstkritik Spezial, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Atelier Goldberg/Winichner, Berlin, DE
2012, Ekstase und Leidenschaft, prints, curated by Hadassah Emmerich and Dominic Wood, Berlin, DE
2012, L´oiseau présente, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, DE
2012, No.25 – 4th. Anniversary, Tape Modern, Berlin, DE
2011, Fitax1500, Grimmuseum, organised by Tupajumi, Berlin, DE
2011, L´oiseau shows the round quadrango, Ballhaus Ost, (with 7 artists), Berlin, DE
2011, first Luxus Loft, curated by Johannes Buss and Ekaterina Mitichkina, Berlin, DE
2011, We Like Art lounge, Art Amsterdam, via Slewe Gallery, NL
2011, the Raising of Lazarus, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, DE
2011, In Abstracto, Artipoli, art gallery, Noorden, NL
2010, Abstrakt, Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, curated by Klaus Jörres, Berlin, DE
2010, Gratie, Museum le Secret, curated by Aquil Copier, NL
2010, Dutch Connection, Hebel_121 Gallery, Basel, CH
2010, Hostile Aestetik Takeover, Apartment, Berlin, DE
2010, Living for Art Together, Part 1, Het Oude Raadhuis, Hoofddorp, NL
2010, Loosesheets – Blatt Spezial 7, www.loosesheets.org, Tät Gallery, Berlin, DE
2010, Ayran & Yoga - Fresco Mondo, Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, DE
2010, Ein Fest für Boris, Vittorio Manalese, Berlin, DE
2010, Breedbeeld - 50 jaar geometrische kunst, Museum and Gallery van Lien, Fijnaart, NL
2010, Girl Overkill#1, Girl Overkill#2, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, curated by Iris van Dongen, Berlin, DE
2009, Table Dancing, Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, curated by G. Bijker, Berlin
2009, Contemporary Visitors by Villeroy & Boch (artist duo), HattyHz Contemporary Art Gallery, HU
2009, Funfair = La Crise, Scala Gallery, curated by Salon de Paris and Sebastiaan Schlicher, Berlin, DE
2009, MuseumMan @ Bereznitsky Gallery, curated by Adam Nankervis, Berlin, DE
2009, #2 Paris, Kantine, curated by Hannes Gruber, Berlin, DE
2009, Selectie 09 Voorstellen nieuwe aankopen, new acquisitions, CBK Dordrecht, NL
2009, Das ist einfach schwierig, Kunst in Kreuzberg eV, (with 6 artists) Berlin, DE
2009, Diesseits der Alpen: Hunger... curated by Klaus Winicher, Berlin, DE
2009, The drowning of, atelier as super medium Berlin (DE), supp. by foundation: Fonds BKVB, NL
2008, Grand opening, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, DE
2008, Finimal, Arti et Amicitiae, salon show, Amsterdam, NL
2008, Aan het licht gericht, Tape this, Vishal, Haarlem, NL
2008, Unfinished Business – Dutch Abstracts, with publication, curated by Jan Maarten Voskuil, Jan Robert Leegte and Kunstverein Medienturm Graz, AT
2008, Tape this – Arte Libro, with publication, Schellebelle, BE
2007, After the endgame – New abstraction & Tape this, RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, NL
2006, Tape this, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
2005, QuantumVis, RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, NL
2005, Raid Projects, Box-set Project for artLA, The Los Angeles Art Fair, U.S.A
2004, exhibition, Royal Prize for free Painting, Royal Palace Amsterdam, NL
2004, Uitgelicht 04 – de Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, organised by foundation: Fonds BKVB, NL
2004, Gespot, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
2003, exhibition, international painting prize Hoppeland, Benelux & Nord-Pas de Calais, Poperinge, BE
2003, exhibition, Royal Prize for free painting, Royal Palace, Amsterdam, NL
2003, Numbers Only, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
2003/2002, Maupertuus, art gallery, Geulle, NL
2002, jongtalent2002 in Het Pakhuis, Artolive, art gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2002, final exam, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL
2001, expo Wow, Kunsthal de Remise, Amsterdam, NL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grants and prizes

2008, basic stipend, the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture: Fonds BKVB
2008, stipend for residency, quartier21 / MQ, via Kunstverein Medienturm Graz, Vienna, AT
2007, stipend for residency, Projectstudio Berlin (DE), via foundation: Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2006, contribution working budget, foundation: Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2004, start stipend, foundation: Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2004, 2003, nominee, Royal Prize for free painting, Royal Palace, Amsterdam
2003, start stipend, foundation: Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2002, Edith van der Aa foundation, prize for final exam GRA, Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collections

2015-2001, several private collections (NL/DE/CZ), including Phaea Design, Felix & Mumford, Zitzo
2012-2001, several private collections, including Phaea Design, Felix & Mumford, Zitzo, NL/DE
2009, CBK, Centre for Visual Arts, 2 acquisitions, Dordrecht
2005, AKZO Nobel Art Foundation, Arnhem
2005, Allen & Overy, international law firm, Amsterdam
2004, AKZO Nobel Art Foundation, Arnhem
2004, CBK, Centre for Visual Arts, 2 acquisitions, Amsterdam
2002, AKZO Nobel Art Foundation, series of 3, Arnhem
2002, Allen & Overy, international law firm, Amsterdam

Commissions/assignments

2008, assistant to Mischa Rakier, Rijksgebouwendienst MLNV, Assen, NL
2006, assistant to Jan van der Ploeg, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, DE
2005, Room 208, Winston Hotel, interior, Amsterdam
2004, Arval PHH – BNP Paribas, design of promotional gift, Nieuwegein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications (bibliography)

2013, DeUTCHTREAT, catalogue, design by Daniela Burger, konzept: Geeske Bijker, Dada Post, Berlin
2010, secondhome Projects, catalogue, Berlin
2010, Breedbeeld – 50 jaar geometrische kunst, catalogue, foundation: Museum van Lien, Fijnaart
2009, quartier21, Artis-in-Residence 200, catalogue, Review Project MQ, Vienna
2009, Unfinished Business – Dutch Abstracts, catalogue, KV Medienturm / Mondriaanstichting A’dam
2008, Tape this – Arte Libro, catalogue, with introductory text by Jan Maarten Voskuil
2007, Kunst van de Dag, art of the day galleries.nl, with introductory text by Benno Tutein Nolthenius
expected 2007, one-liner on colour, published by AKZO Nobel Art Foundation
2006, Amsterdam Weekly, Tape this at Arti, announcement plus photo, issue 37, Amsterdam
2006 Sainte Victoire – denken naar abstractie, poster leaflet, Safe 2006, Dalfsen
2006, Oprechte Dalfser Courant, review, Zintuigen geprikkeld – verwarring in kunstkelder Safe, (13-09)
2006, Met Stip, catalogue, artists with start stipend 2004/2005, foundation: Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2005, Kunstbeeld-cahier, Verzamelen!, collectors guide, overview artists and galleries
2004, Verenigde Sandbergen 37 and Uitgelicht04 - Fonds BKVB, catalogues, Kunstvlaai 5, Amsterdam
2004, Het Parool, announcement with photo, Uitgelicht 04, (13-05)
2003, de nieuwe – Arti et Amicitiae, article Gespot, photo en text by Luit Tabak
2002, Tableau magazine, 15 x Rietvelders, portrait article
2002, Avenue magazine, announcement with photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

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