NELLEKE BELTJENS

CV

NELLEKE BELTJENS

www.nellekebeltjens.com

mail@nellekebeltjens.com

phone US: 4066006538

phone NL: +31(0)611485568

 

Born: Roermond, The Netherlands 1974

 

Education: 1999-2001 M.F.A Art Studio. University of California, Davis.

1997-1998 M.A Sculpture. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.

1992-1996 Akademie voor Beeldende Vorming (Academy of Visual Arts)

Tilburg, the Netherlands.

 

Solo and two person exhibitions: 

2017

Galerie Katwijk, Amsterdam (with Alexandra Roozen), flows and interruptions

2016

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany (with Natascha Schmitten), Worlds Within

2013

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. irresistible non-solution

2012

Galerie Katwijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (re)move

2011

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. They don’t know either

Volta NY. Solo presentation, represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

2010

Kunstverein Leverkusen. Leverkusen, Germany. Immense

2009

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Apparently

Kunst Zurich, Switserland. Solo presentation.

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Fragments of the Parts

2007

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Complex–Incomplete Completion

2004

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Repetition in Diversity

2003

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Seeking Subtleties

2000

Ellen Kim Murphy Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA. Together a part.

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Tussen / Between.

1999

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Solidified Thoughts

 

Museum shows:

2012

Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. RE/PRO/DUCING COMPLEXITY

Artist include: Nelleke Beltjens (NL), Hedwig Brouckaert (B), Jorinde Voigt (D).

2011

Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium. RE/PRO/DUCING COMPLEXITY

Artist include: Nelleke Beltjens (NL), Hedwig Brouckaert (B), Jorinde Voigt (D).

2005

Stedelijk Museum, Roermond, the Netherlands. Group show.

2004

Ludwig Museum Koblenz, Germany. Personal Structures. Group show.

1998

Terra Museum, Chicago. 1998: New Artist in Chicago. Group show.

 

Group shows (selection):

2017

(coming up Oct.) Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Group show

Kristof de Clercq gallery, Ghent, Belgium. (It) Works on Paper (II)

Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand

Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016

Kunstraum , New York City

Kulturbunker Köln-Mülheim, Cologne, Germany

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Group show.

2015

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Group show.

2014

Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art. Between The Lines. Knokke, Belgium.

2013

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany.

National Gallery of Bangkok, Thailand. Project 3×3

2012

Kuckei +Kuckei, Berlin, Germany. Rethinking Reality.

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Look both ways.

Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium.

2011

Loods 6. Represented by Galerie Katwijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco. Time Flies.

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Group show.

2010 Inde/Jacobs, Marfa, Texas. Two person show with Hadi Tabatabai.

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Group show.

2009

New York Hosfelt Gallery. Black and White. New York.

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany. Group show.

2008 Helen E. Copeland Gallery, Bozeman, MT. RE/PRO/DUCING COMPLEXITY

with Nelleke Beltjens, Hedwig Brouckaert, Jorinde Voigt.

bkhf  Gallery, Miami. Crossing Borders.

Block. Sacramento. Judi.

Block. Sacramento. Mark.

2007

Galerie Hafenrichter&Flugel, Nuremberg, Germany. Personal Structures.

1078 Gallery, Chico, California. Distinctions in drawing.

Art et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Personal Structures.

2006

Art Capelli, s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.

Galerie Lausberg, Dusseldorf, Germany. Schwarzweiss als Farbe.

Hosfelt Gallery NY, New York. Delineation.

Galerie Goldener Engl. Hall near Innsbruck. Austria.

Hosfelt Gallery NY, New York. Group show.

Lucas Feichtner Galerie, Vienna, Austria.

2005

Auden Galerie, Bad Homburg, Germany. Personal Structures.

Krijger en Katwijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Group show.

2004

Arti Capelli, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.

Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA. The world becomes a private world.

2002

Contemporary Sculptures. 505 Montgomery. San Francisco, CA.

Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, CA. Comers and up.

2000

Bay Area Student Sculpture Biennial, San Francisco, CA.

1998

tidbit Gallery. Portland, Oregon. Two person show. Amsterdam.

1997

Norris Gallery, St.Charles, Illinois.

Skuggi Gallery. Rockford, Illinois.

Olsen Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois. Ars Nova.

 

Art fairs:

2014

Drawing NOW represented by Galerie Christian Lethert (as focus artist)

Art Brussels represented by Galerie Christian Lethert and by Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art.

2013

Drawing NOW represented by Galerie Christian lethert.

Art Brussels represented by Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art.

NADA Miami represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

Art Cologne represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

2012

NADA Miami represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

ARCO Madrid represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

RAW art fair Rotterdam represented by Galerie Roger Katwijk Amsterdam.

2011

VOLTA NY solo presentation represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

2010

VOLTA Basel represented by Galerie Christian Lethert.

2009

KUNST Zurich solo presentation by Galerie Christian Lethert.

 

Teaching positions/experience:

2007- Dec.2011 Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture Department at the

Montana State University, Bozeman. Montana.

2006 Chico State University, Chico. California. Sabbatical replacement position Aug.-Dec.

 

Residencies and awards:

2016 Residency at VCCA, Virginia. 6 weeks

2014 MacDowell Colony, NH. 6 weeks.

2013 Residency at VCCA, Virginia.

Residency at Yaddo, NY.

Residency at Playa, Summer Lake, Or.

2012 VCCA 2 months residency, Virginia.

MacDowell Colony 2 months residency, NH.

Residency for 6 weeks at CCA Andratx, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain.

Residency at Hommes Foundation, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

2010 Scholarship and Creativity Grant, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

2008 Residency at KALA art Institute, Berkeley, CA.

2006 Basisstipendium, Art Grant Award awarded by the Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

2003 Residency at the MacDowell Colony for 6 weeks.

2002 Residency at the Ucross Foundation. WY.

Residency VermontStudioCenter.

2001 Basisstipendium, Art Grant Award awarded by the Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

Book and magazine publications:

2014 NELLEKE BELTJENS. IT IS NOT HOW I THOUGHT. Catalog, text by Rollin Beamish

2012  Catalog: Re/Pro/Ducing Complexity. Project publication with Nelleke Beltjens, Hedwig Brouckaert, Jorinde Voigt.

2011 RISING-young artists to keep an eye on. Book project, Cologne, Germany.

2010 IMMENSE catalog. Drawings by Nelleke Beltjens. Text by Peter Lodermeyer and Jonathon Keats.

SILENCE IN ABUNDANCE works from Hadi Tabatabai and Nelleke Beltjens

2009 Personal Structures: Time-Space-Existence. Book. pag.298-301

2008 ART Das Kunstmagazin. RADAR. (10/27/2008)

2006 SCULPTURE Magazine article by Peter Lodermeyer. July/Aug Pag.52-59.           

2003 Personal Structures (book#1).  Published in Dutch, German, and English.