Contact & Curriculum Vitae

Ad de Jong (1953)

Solo exhibitions

  • 2018 – the new reach, De School, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, curated by Melchior Jaspers & Arthur Steiner
  • 2017 – Studio Omstand, De Geheime Bunker, Museum 5VEP, Arnhem, the Netherlands
  • 2015 – De Nederlansche Cacaofabriek Helmond, the Netherlands
  • 2012 – Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium The Breath of Colour
  • 2011 – Help Young Worlds, 1857 Oslo, Norway. Curated by 1857 & Fleur van Muiswinkel, publication Help Young Worlds
  • 2011 – Fosfor, i.c.w. Gijs Frieling, Walden Affairs, The Hague, the Netherlands. Publication by Walden Affairs
  • 2010 – De Nederlandse Cacaofabriek, Helmond, the Netherlands. Start A New Art World, OPENING OF TIME
  • 2010 – Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium. Receiving Radiant Spaces
  • 2008 – Galerie Annette De Keyser, Original Day, Art Amsterdam
  • 2007 – Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. START A NEW ART WORLD
  • 2007 – Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium. START A NEW ART WORLD, Artist book Start A New Art World
  •              published by the artist, designed by Niessen & de Vries
  • 2005 – Galerie, Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium. New Tribe Of Crystal Wonder-Boxes
  • 2004 – De Nederlandse Bank, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2004 – S104, Overview exhibition, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2003 – Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium, New Eye
  • 2000 – Shore Space, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1999 – Gallery Scott Pfaffman, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1997 – Sculpture Center, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1996 – Galerie de Praktijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1994 – Galerie de Praktijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1994 – Good As Walking, Galerie Zimmerman & Franken, Mönchengladbach, Germany
  • 1989 – Galerie Zimmerman & Franken, Cologne, Germany
  • 1988 – 12 Metrikosz II, W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1984 – Ruskell Zea, oracle, W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1981 – Performance ‘Vis Vlieg’, W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1981 – Solo tentoonstelling, W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Selected group exhibitions, Ad de Jong

  • 2019 – Speak, memory at W139 Amsterdam, a.o Marie Aly, Gijs Frieling, Meschac Gaba, Eulalia Garcia Valls,
  •             Charles & Ray Eames, Thomas Hirschhorn, JobKoelewijn, Marijn van Kreij, Aernout Mik, Julia Rudelius, Gayatri Subramanian, Ad de Jong
  •             curated by Melchior Jaspers & Anami Schrijvers
  • 2019 – We Wonder Where The White Went, Arti et Amicitia, Amsterdam, curated by Marianne Rodenburg a.o. Erik Mattijssen, Fransje Killaars, Esther Jiskoot,  
  •              Gé Karel van der Sterren
  • 2018 – Crossing Colors, Kunsthal 45 Den Helder curated by Marianne Rodenburg a.o Suzan Drummen, Gé Karel van der Sterren
  • 2017 – Tent MK beeldende kunstprijs, nominated artists Saskia Janssen, Ad de Jong, Peter Fengler
  • 2016 – Galerie Nouvelles Images, Den Haag, The Netherlands. Perusing the Planks: Shelf Life, with a.o. Henk Visch, Auke de Vries, Maria Roosen,  Esther Jiskoot
  • 2016 – Teylers museum: Kunst aan het Spaarne, with a.o Gijs Assman, Kars Persoon, Emo Verkerk. Haarlem, The Netherlands. Hedendaagse tekeningen
  • 2016 – Tekenkabinet, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015 – In Search of the Miraculous, Allard Wildenberg Art Projects, Naarden, The Netherlands
  • 2014 – We like Art, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2014 – Hanging Around, Stichting Polderlicht, CBK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2014 – We Like Art, Art Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2013 – All Is Giving, with a.o. Gijs Frieling, Natashja Kensmil, Charlotte Schleifert, Jana van Meerveld, Frank Koolen, Adam Colton.
  •             Tentoonstelling/PublicArtSpace, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2013 – Punk Salon, Schwarz Gallery, London, U.K.
  • 2013 – Annigahof, Beeldentuin, Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • 2012 – Present Forever 55 contemporary Dutch artists, with a.o. Jana Van Meerveld, Maartje Korstanje, Henk Vis, Klaas Kloosterboer, Lotte Geeven.
  •             Amsterdam   Bijlmer i.c.w. FatForm, The Netherlands
  • 2012 – Anningahof, Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • 2011 – Objects and Drawings, with a.o. ManfreDu Schu, Marc Claes. Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2010 – FAT FORM, with a.o. Daniela Bershan, Jonas Olsen. Kraaiennest, Amsterdam Zuidoost, The Netherlands
  • 2010 – BEELDHALWERK, 59 Nederlandse beeldhouwers, with a.o. Carel Visser, Marinus Boezem, John Körmeling, Jennifer Tee, Jean Bernard Koeman, 
  •              Amsterdam Noord, The Netherlands
  • 2010 – Happy End, Yinka Shonibare’s space London, U.K. Curated by Yu-Cheng Wang
  • 2009 – Quantumvis 4, Service Garage Amsterdam (the Netherlands) & RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, The Netherlands
  • 2009 – Hands On Utopia, Blauwe Huis, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2009 – Salon d’Amité, with a.o. Rob Schröder, Hugo Kaagman, Rob Scholte, Daniëlle Kwaaitaal, Gerald van de Kaap. Arti et Amicitia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2008 – Uit de tijd, with a.o. Frank Ammerlaan, Maartje Korstanje, Erik Matthijssen Koen Delaere. De Service Garage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2008 – Quantumvis 3, RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, the Netherlands
  • 2007 – Time Out, with a.o. Johannes Schwarz, Maria Barnas, Gijs Frielling, Hendrik Jan Hunneman. W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2007 – Quantumvis 3, RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, The Netherlands
  • 2007 – Horse Move Artist Space, Jonas Ohlsson, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2007 – One; & the other painting, W139 Basement. Curated Tim Chen Chuanxi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2005 – Arco Madrid, Galerie Annette De Keyser, Spain
  • 2005 – Ravenstein Galleries, Galerie Annette De Keyser, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2005 – Rijksgebouwendienst, P.I, Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • 2004 – Wunderkammer, Lisa Couwenbergh, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2004 – Art Rotterdam, Galerie Annette De Keyser, the Netherlands
  • 2003 – Artissima, Galerie Annette De Keyser, Turin, Italy
  • 2003 – 6000 Watt, with a.o. Marc Bijl, Alexandra Crouwens, Steven Blum, Iris van Dongen, Erik van Lieshout. Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2003 – Start A New Art World, with a.o. Gijs Frieling, Jana van Meerveld, Esther Tielemans, Aaron van Erp, Jonas Olhsson. Artis, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
  • 2003 – New is Everlasting, Artis, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
  • 2003 – Artfair Athens, Galerie Annette De Keyser, Greece
  • 2003 – Open Face, Motel Nooit Gedacht, Ijmuiden, The Netherlands
  • 2002 – Artfair Brussels, Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2001 – 8 Sculptors, with a.o. Manfredo Schu, Danny Devos. Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2001 – Artspace NP 40, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2001 – Dutch Connection, with a.o. Gijs Frieling, Rob van de Schoor. Delta Axis, Memphis, U.S.A.
  • 2001 – Twenty One Interchangeable Parts, with a.o. Niels Staal, David Lindberg. Watertower, Vlissingen, The Netherlands
  • 2001 – Sull Drunch, with Hendrik-Jan Hunneman. Parel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2000 – Lowlands, i.a.w. Jana van Meerveld. Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands
  • 2000 – New Lightyears, i.a.w. Jana van Meerveld. Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1999 – Fotoproject, with a.o. Maarten Ploeg, Rieneke DijkstraGroene Amsterdammer magazine
  • 1999 – Crest, Hardware Show, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1998 – Die Holländische Welle, Berlin, Germany
  • 1998 – Tornadoboks, i.a.w. Jana van Meerveld, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1997 – Not Coffee Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1997 – Pallet Club, Vrieshuis Amerika, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1996 – Centraal Museum, with Niels Staal, David Lindberg. Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 1996 – Lick my Temple, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1996 – Art Amsterdam, Galerie de Praktijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1996 – Welcome to Stockholm, Konstakuten, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1995 – Galerie Beam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1994 – Niggendijker, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 1994 – Artfair Cologne, Galerie Zimmerman & Franken, Germany
  • 1994 – Galerie Beam, with David Lindbergh, Cristoph Inderwiesen. Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1994 – Coupons to Jesus, Winston Helps, with David Lindberg. Hotel Winston, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1994 – Afslag 16, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, The Netherlands
  • 1994 – Het venijn van de Muze graffiti (NY) in confrontatie, Stedelijk Museum, Roermond, The Netherlands
  • 1993 – Hast du ein Pferd? Galerie Zimmerman & Franken, Mönchengladbach, Germany
  • 1993 – Artfair Cologne, Galerie Zimmerman & Franken, Germany
  • 1992 – En Scène, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1992 – Artfair Cologne, Galerie Zimmerman & Franken, Germany
  • 1991 – Kijkgaten, Oceaan, Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • 1990 – Super Desk Performance, with Thomas YaYa, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1990 – Zin Zin, with Thomas YaYa, Oceaan, Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • 1990 – 151, International Photo exhibition, with a.o. Daan van Golden, J.C.J. van de Heyden, Dominique Pelletey. W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1990 – Super Desk, with Harmen Dijkstra, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1989 – Drawings exhibition, Oceaan, Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • 1989 – Glashelder, Oceaan, Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • 1987 – Euronion, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1986 – Innovation und Tradition, Dutch Art from the Eighties, with a.o. René Daniëls, Marlene Dumas, Erik Andriesse.
  •             Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Städische Galerie Erlangen,  Centraal Museum Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 1986 – Tant Wand a sic 10 Geel, with Wikke t’Hooft, Tom Sandfort. W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1985 – Pact, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands1984 – Heetkap Verdiep, with Titia Smit, Harmen Dijkstra. W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1984 – Exhibition: Russische Ambassade, Katholieke Hogeschool, Tilburg, the Netherlands
  • 1984 – Biggest painting of Europe, with a.o. Sandra Derks, Rob Scholte, Walter Carpay. Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1983 – Vervolg expositie, with Jos Vulto, V2. Den Bosch, The Netherlands
  • 1982 – 30 man kunst, with a.o. Sandra Derks, Rob Scholte, Walter Carpay, Eric Hobijn, Harmen Dijkstra. W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Catalogues as artist/curator

  • 2010 – BEELDHALWERK, dit is nu de Nederlandse beeldhouwkunst. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2012 – Present Forever, 45 Dutch artists, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2013 – All is Giving, Public Artspace Groningen, the Netherlands

Artists books & catalogues

  • 1999 – Glory of new Form
  • 2004 – Chromium Spaces
  • 2007 – Start A New Art World
  • 2011 – Help Young Worlds

In collections

  • Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
  • KPN collectie
  • Akzo Nobel Collectie
  • Teylers Museum
  • Several private collections

Side activitities

  • 2018 – Gerrit Rietveld Academy Award fine art, jury member, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
  • 2018 – now – CBK Rotterdam, member of the committee on research and development, Rotterdam the Netherlands
  • 2018 – Mondriaan Fund, guest speaker at network meeting ‘bewezen talent’ at Nest The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 2018 – OSR Project Space, talk at the seminar Build Your Own Art World, West Coker, England
  • 2017 – Residentie De geheime Bunker, studio Omstand Arnhem, the Netherlands
  • 2016 – Artez Arnhem, final exam, commitee member, Fine Arts Department
  • 2016 – Platform BK debat ‘Kunstenaars honoraria’, Casco, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • 2016 – Stedelijk Museum, public kick-off meeting, panel discussion, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2016 – Gastdocent Academie Minerva, Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2015 – Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunst Den Haag, curator en productie, Green Light
  •             Exhibition, As Close to Black as Blue can Be. Mega Stores, The Hague. Book: Bring Your Change
  • 2015 / 2016 – Lid Adviescommissie Werkbijdrage bewezen Talent, Mondriaanfonds
  • 2015 – Scout Prix de Rome, Mondriaanfonds
  • 2015 – FNV Kiem, guest speaker, That’s the way, financiering in de beeldende kunst
  • 2014 – Lid Adviescommissie Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaanfonds
  • 2014 – Guest teacher, K.A.B.K den Haag, 3D Department
  • 2013 – Organisation All is Giving i.c.w Esther de Graaf, Tentoonstelling/Public Artspacee, Groningen. Book: 45 Nederlandse kunstenaars.
  •              With a.o. Charlotte Schleifert, Jana van Meerveld, Henk Visch, Gijs Frieling, Jonas Ohlsen, Esther de Graaf, Iris Kensmil..
  • 2013 – Commissioned sculpture Bureau Rijksbouwmeester, Nieuwe Paleis van Justitie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2013 – Scout Volkskrant Beeldende Kunstprijs
  • 2012 – Organisation and curator Present Forever, 55 contemporary Dutch artists. With a.o. Jana van Meerveld, Maartje Korstanje, Henk Visch, Ab van Hanegem,
  •             Jonas Ohlson, Henk Vis, Klaas Kloosterboer, Lotte Geeven. Amsterdam Bijlmer i.s.w. met FatForm
  • 2012 – Green Light Exhibition, Een Poging tot Nieuwe Vriendelijkheid, K.A.B.K, Den Haag, the Netherlands
  • 2012 – Guest lessons, Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag, the Netherlands
  • 2011 – Publicatie, Help Young Worlds, with Fleur van Muiswinkel, 1857. Oslo, Norway
  • 2011 – Publication, The COVER MOUNTAIN, with a.o. Alexandra Crouwens, Mauro Pawlowski
  • 2011 – Reading, Open Forum, Kunst Academie, Oslo, Norway
  • 2011 – Reading Fosfor project, with Gijs Frieling. Koninklijke Academie Den Haag, the Netherlands
  • 2011 / 2014 – Member Supervising team PHDarts, Koninklijk Conservatorium and Koninklijke Academie Beeldende kunst, Den Haag, the Netherlands
  • 2010 – Jury, Sybren Hellinga Kunstprijs, kunsthuis SYB, Beesterzwaag, the Netherlands
  • 2010 – Initiator and organiser of the exhibition BEELDHALWERK, 59 Nederlandse beeldhouwers, i.c.w. Manuele Klappe,
  •              Wouter Klein Felderman, Sohrab Bayat, Amsterdam-Noord, the Netherlands
  • 2010 – Guest lessons, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2010 – Workshop, Is Personal Universal? Koninklijke Academie Den Haag, the Netherlands
  • 2009 – Member Advisory Board Fonds Life, Fonds B.K.V.B.
  • 2009 / 2012 – Chairman art committee, provincie Overijsel, the Netherlands
  • 2009 – Guest lessons, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2008 – Coach promo activity, NP3 Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2008 – Guest lessons, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2007 – Publication and seminar, Is Art Real? Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the NetherlandsPublication: Is Art Real
  • 2007 – Guest teacher, Sandberg Instutuut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2007 / 2018  – Secretaris van de Stichting de Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2006 – Publication, START A NEW ART WORLD
  • 2006 – Building supervisor of the renovation of exhibition space W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2006 – Guest lessons, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2005 – Curator and organisation, exhibition: The Mystery of New Art, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2005 / 2013 – Chairman Materiaalfonds voor Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving
  • 2005 / now – Chairman Stichting W139 Beheer
  • 2005 – Workshop, Kunstacademie Minerva: Your art is the future, is it a new future?
  • 2004 – Toekomstraad, Onderzoek voor het bedrijfsfonds voor de pers: de toekomst van de gedrukte media
  • 2004 – Seminar with Adriaan van de Have: Torch Gallery, Sandberg Instituut
  • 2003 – Guest teacher, Vrije Vormgeving and Autonome afdeling, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam ,the Netherlands
  • 2003 – Guest curator with Jonas Ohlson, Artis, Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Exhibition: Start A New Art World en New Is Everlasting with a.o. Aaron van Erp,
  •             Jana van Meerveld, Gijs Frieling, Esther Tielemans, Roland Schimmel
  • 2003 / now – Co-founder and member of de toekomstraad. Local World, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2003 – Seminar, How can I make a succesfull day, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2001 / 2003 – Teacher Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2004 / 2005 – Chairman advisory committee S.K.O.R. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2001 / 2004 – Member advisory committee S.K.O.R. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2001 / 2008 – Board member, Stichting W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2000 / 2002 – Teacher, Kunstacademie Den Bosch, the Netherlands
  • 2000 / 2002 – Selection committee Individuele subsidies, Fonds B.K.V.B.
  • 2000 – Guest teacher, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1999 – Curator end exam exhibition, Artacademy Den Bosch, the Netherlands
  • 1999 – Workshop, Who is my teacher/Am I different, Art Academy Den Bosch, the Netherlands
  • 1998 / 1999: Fotoproject, Groene Amsterdammer with a.o. Rieneke Dijkstra, John Körmerling.  Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1998 – Guest teacher, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1998 – Curator Final fine art exhibition, Kunstacademie Den Bosch, the Netherlands
  • 1997 – Assistent, design and production, Dosa Store, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1996 / 1997 – Chairman, Vereniging Vrieshuis Amerika, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1996 – Guest teacher, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1995 / 1997 – Member kunstaankoopcommissie Koninklijke Bijenkorf K.B.B.
  • 1994 / 1997 – Advisory committee and member of Musea en Expositiebeleid, Amsterdamse Kunstraad
  • 1994 / 1997 -Advisory committee and member of Praktijkburo Beeldende Kunst, Mondriaan Stichting
  • 1994 – Teacher, Koninklijke Academie, Den Haag the Netherlands
  • 1993 / 2001 – Chairman Stichting W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1993 – Curator with Pieter Hensen, , W139 – New York / W139 – Amsterdam, 15 young artists from New York,  With a.o. Brad Kahlhammer, Peggy Preheim,
  •             Jesse Goode, David Lindberg, Matthew Freedman, Lauren Szold, Paul Geschilder….
  • 1988 / 1990 – Artistic director W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1989 – Guest teacher, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1979 / 1988 – Co-founder of W139, Amsterdam, the Netherlands