WIETEKE HELDENS





CV

Wieteke Heldens (1982) lives and works in The Hague and New York.

Education

  • Royal academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2003-2007
  • DNA, post graduate, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2007-2009

Artist in Residence

  • Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2011 - 2017
  • Fusion A.I.R. Program, Torino, Italy, 2016
  • Coup De Ville, Artist Village, St. Niklaas, Belgium, 2010
  • Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China, 2009

Grants/ Prizes

  • Strabag Artaward International, Nominee, 2016
  • Royal Prize for Painting Winner, Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst, 2013
  • Startstipendium Fonds BKVB, 2009-2010

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • "With Colored Content²", Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017
  • "Bringing the Content Back", Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2017
  • "With Colored Content", Fusion Art Gallery, Torino, Italy, 2016
  • "Once upon a line", Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2016
  • "Painting, Painthing and Paintthing (the verbs)", Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2014
  • "Paintings, Painthings and Paintthings", Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2011

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
  • "De finalisten" Art gallery O-68, Velp, The Netherlands
  • "Things only I know about Tim Breukers/ Things only I know about Wieteke Heldens" Hans & Fritz contemporary, Barcelona, Spain
  • "Permanent Repetition" Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Code Art Fair" Hans & Fritz contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • "Schilderkunst 3" Museum Waterland, Purmerend, The Netherlands
  • "I Am A Painter, Editions & Multiples" Theater aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • "We like Art, Editions & Multiples" Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Art Rotterdam" Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2016
  • "Flux Factory Not so silent auction" Hunter College, New York, USA
  • "Amsterdam Drawing" Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Coup De Ville" Sint Niklaas, Belgium
  • "Summer exhibition with Andy Warhol, Wieteke Heldens, Ikawa Seiryo, Cang Xin and Gao Yansong" Schema Art Museum, Cheongju, Korea
  • "New Dream, New Future" Schema Art Museum, Cheongju, Korea
  • "FAIR-show" Flux Factory, New York, USA
  • "Re-Juvenation" Thornwillow Press Inc., Newburgh, NY, USA
  • "Art Cologne" Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Drawing Front (and back)" Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • "Art Rotterdam" Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015
  • "21 Anniversary show" Flux Factory, New York, USA
  • "Een Blauwe Kamer" Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • "Trial and Triumph" Royal academy of Art, The Hauge, The Netherlands
  • "Amsterdam Drawing" Art Fair Amsterdam, Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Not so silent auction" Art in General, New York, USA
  • "Blind Date" Alabama, sir, Leipzig, Germany
2014
  • "Homecoming" Fluxfactory, New York, USA
  • "Carlijn Mens & Wieteke Heldens", duo exhibition, Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014
  • "There is NO I in W139" W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Your engagement has consequences" Billytown, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • "RAW" Art Fair, Rotterdam, Borzo Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Not So Silent Auction" Fluxfactory, New York, USA
2013
  • Koninklijke prijs voor vrije schilderkunst, Paleis op de Dam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Gallery Artist + Guest", C&H Art Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • "Capriccio", JCA DE KOK centrum voor actuele kunst, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2012
  • WAT's Up, Project Space Parterretrap, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • "Prune in the sky", Toves gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • "The Infamous and Only Somewhat Ambassadorial Outpost of the Semi-Legitimate Nation of Flux", Spanien 19C, Aarhus, Denmark
  • "A.I.R. time", Fluxfactory, New York, USA
2011
  • "Pain Things and Fun Things", duo exhibition, Roepaen, Ottersum, The Netherlands, 2011
  • "Democratic working title (for now)", Fluxfactory, New York, USA
  • "Dots and Dashes", Myrtle Windows Gallery, New York, USA
  • "Pain Things, Fun Things", Roepaen, Ottersum, The Netherlands
  • "Sounds like Architecture", Maria Aalter, Belgium
  • The Habitable Spaces Auction, auction, Fluxfactory, New York, USA
  • "Status!Status!Status!", Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Flux Factory's Not So Silent Auction, auction, Center 548, Chelsea, New York, USA
2010
  • "K@R-t-Blanche", Roepaen, Ottersum, The Netherlands
  • "35-35+", Bed Elze, The Hague, The Netherlands
2009
  • "Muurschilderen",The Hague, Bed elZE, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • "DNA", Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands
2008
  • "Rendez Vous", Appolo Art Hotel, Bruges, Belgium
  • "All tomorrow,s parties", Museum het Petershuis, Gennep, The Netherlands
  • "Fast Feed Forward Control", Gallery Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris, France
2007
  • "7-UP", Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • "Thun le paradis",Wilfried Von Gunten Projektraum fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Thun, Switzerland

Curatorial Activities

  • "Drawing Front (and back)", Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2016
  • "Een Blauwe Kamer", Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2015
  • "WAT’s Up", Project Space Parterretrap, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2012
  • "All tomorrow's parties", Museum het Petershuis, Gennep, The Netherlands, 2008

Artist Talks

  • Panel Amsterdamse kunstraad, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016
  • Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2015
  • KABK, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2013
  • Spanien 19C, Aarhus, Denmark, 2012
  • Stroom, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2012
  • Flux Factory, New York, USA, 2011

Works in Collections

  • Heden, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Van den Broek Foundation, Lisse, The Netherlands
  • Warp, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • Schema Art Museum, Cheongju, South-Korea
  • Royal Family of the Netherlands, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
  • Private collections in the Netherlands, USA, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, France, Israel and the United Kingdom