Education

2016 – 2018
Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, MA Painting (B)

1997 – 2001
HKU (Utrecht School of fine Arts),
BA Visual Art/Painting, Utrecht (NL)

Lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium.

Personalia

Name :

Wouter Hendrik van de Koot

Address :

Zusters van Onze-Lieve-Vrouwstraat 10
2170 Merksem (Antwerpen)
Belgium

Date of birth :

06 – 04 – 1978 Zwolle, The Netherlands

GSM :

+32 485 866245

E-mail :

wvdkoot@gmail

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions :

2019

Upcoming: The Slow Show | Gasunie | Groningen (NL)

Of Flesh and Stone | Gallery Vriend van Bavink | Amsterdam (NL)

2018

New Romantics | Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp | Antwerp (B)

2017

Offering | This Art Fair, Gallery Vriend van Bavink | Amsterdam (NL)

Where goes the night | Gallery Vriend van Bavink | Amsterdam (NL)

2014
Into the Hills then | Closed Art Gallery | Antwerp (B)

2011
The Switch | Ponyhof Gallery | Antwerp (B)

2010
White Lies | Oever 21 | Antwerp (B)

2008
OBJECT | Atelier 5 | Bonn (D)

2007
Trust | Galerie S&S | Antwerp (B)

Selected Group Shows :

2018

To Be Antwerp 2018 | Marc Lauwers A Living Gallery & Kavka | Antwerpen (B)

Showcase | Galerie Van Der Planken | Antwerpen (B)

6 voor 6 | Gallery Vriend van Bavink, Loods 6 | Amsterdam (NL)

Wondrous Pearls | Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp | curated by Spank Moons

2017

The Drawing Hub silent auction | The Drawing Hub | Berlin (D) | curated by Jan Philipp Fruehsorge

WATT arts festival, Pink TV | The MAS (Museum aan de Stroom) | curated by Dawid Wojtalewicz

The Lost Posters exhibition | CC De Steiger | Meenen (B) | with: Christine Clincx, Louis de Cordier, Daniel Johnston, Maryam Najd, Joris Van de Moortel, Wouter van de Koot, Anke Verret… | curated by Lee Ranaldo & Jan van Woensel

2016
Underground School of Contemporary Art | Mercado | Antwerp (B) | curated by Jan van Woensel & Mynd

Belgium Performance Festival III | VUB | Brussels (B) | with Anna Kosarewka, Bart van Dijck, Dennis Tyfus, Francis Denys, Karina Beumer, Wouter van de Koot…| curated by Stefan Wouters

Setting the Scene | F44 (sic) | Antwerp (B) | with Linda Molenaar, Mathieu V. Staelens, Casper Verborg… organised by Wouter van de Koot

2015
Summer Salon | Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery | London (GB)

Let Grass Roots Grow | A-side B-side gallery | London (GB) curated by Ronan Bowes

2014
(In)Visible, the Shape Open Exhibition | Shape Gallery | London (GB) | supported by Yinka Shonibare

A Comfortable Man | Wilton’s Music Hall | London (GB) | with Michal Cole, Delta, Wendy Mayer, Gavin Nolan, John Stark, Wouter van de Koot…| curated by MC Llamas

2013

Aquachrome | Manifest Gallery | Cincinnati (USA)

Art Truc Troc 9th | Bozar, Palace of Fine Arts | Brussels (B)

2012
Bhart #01 | Drukkerij D | Antwerp (B)

Incubate Open Source | Koepelhal | Tilburg (NL) curated by Merijn Denkers

Beauty of an Ugly Truth | Galerie Vriend van Bavink | Amsterdam (NL) | curated by 2X2 Projects (Gianni Hilgemann

2011

Pop Secret | Atelier Solarshop | Antwerp (B) | curated by Ponyhof Gallery (Liv Vaisberg)

PAINT! | de Stadsgalerij | Amersfoort (NL) | curated by John Konijn

Truc Troc 7th| Bozar, Palace of Fine Arts | Brussels (B)

2010
Riffling Through My Drawers | WEI Art Space | Eindhoven (NL)

2009
Die Zeit of Drawing | Climate Gallery | Long Island, New York (US)

HIWAAR Expo 2060 | Site specific installations in Antwerp(Borgerhout) (B) | curated by Erik van In

ToxoLogica | Transitzone | Antwerp (B) | with John Konijn, Wouter van de Koot, Jetske Verhoeven | organised by Wouter van de Koot

2008
International Prize Hoppeland for Painting 2008 | Poperinge (B)

2007
Royal Dutch Painting Prize 2007 | Gemeentemuseum | The Hague (NL)

2006
Hanging | H.art Gallery | Antwerp (B)

2004
Young Talent Award | GAU | Utrecht (NL)

2001
The Live Room | Centraal Museum Utrecht | curated by Klaas Hoek

2000              
Admiratio | de Academiegalerie | Utrecht (NL) | curated by Harrie Peters

Publications / Press

Publications/ Catalogues

2019 Catalogue Ithaka #27 | LOKO Cultuur, Leuven

2018 Jan Stassijns | interview about ‘To Be Antwerp’ in Gazet van Antwerpen, 27/11/2018

Kunstzone magazine | centerfold publication of my work | no. 02 March 2018

2017 Edo Dijksterhuis | ‘De kunst van het weglaten’ | exhibition review in Het Parool, 29/09/2017  ****

2016 ‘I want to create my own scene’ | interview by Mathieu V. Staelens

2014 Catalogue ‘A Comfortable Man’| London

2012 INDA 6 (International Drawing Annual) | Manifest Gallery & Drawing Center,
Cincinnati | USA.

2011 Ignasi Centelles | The Polymorphic Dreams of Wouter van de Koot | article on
Mutantinvasion, online magazine, 13/10/2011

Liv Vaisberg | Painted images and Photography: When painting relies on digital
Media (III) | article on Ponyhoffreshpaint blog, 06/09/2011

‘WEI 2009-2010’| publication by cultural initiative WEI.nu | Eindhoven

Liv Vaisberg,’ Portraying Absence’ | article on Ponyhoffreshpaint blog,10/03/2011

2010 Review ‘Riffling’| Eindhovens Dagblad | 09/04/2010

2009 Catalogue ‘Die Zeit of Drawing’| New York
Article ‘Pand 14’| Het Parool | 10/10/2009
Catalogue ‘Hiwaar Expo 2060’| Antwerpen
Catalogue ‘Windnomaden’| Deventer

2003 Review ‘Weten wat de wind wil’ | De Gelderlander

2001 Catalogue ‘Final Examination HKU’| Utrecht.

Awards / Nominations

2018

Winner of the Prize of Buggenhout, Artaward Pieter Vanneste for drawing and printmaking| Buggenhout (B)

2007
Nominated for the Royal Dutch Painting Prize 2007  (NL)

2001
Young Talent Prize 2001 | PKU | Utrecht (NL)