Folkert de Jong, Medusa’s First Move: The Council, 2005
 
Volker de Jong
*1972

Born 1972 in Alkmaar, lives and works in Amsterdam

Education
1998-2000
Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994-1996
Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Solo Exhibitions
2006
Kunsthalle Winterthur, CH
2005
Peres Projects, Los Angeles, USA; Museum Het Domein, Sittard; “Medusa’s First move: The Council”, Chisenhale, London, UK
2004
“Life’s illusions”, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2003
“Meet me and Mister Beefy”, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002
“Playstation”, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; “Meet me and Mister Beefy”, USF Bergen, Norway
2001
Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000
De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
1999
De Verschijning, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Group Exhibitions
2005
“Gods and Monsters”, Peres Projects, Los Angeles; Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles
2003
“Prix de Rome 2003”, Museum for Contemporary Art GEM, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2002
“Stroomversnelling”,Groningermuseum, Groningen, The Netherlands; TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Drawings”, Playstation Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; “Proeftuin”,Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands; “Purchases 2002”, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
2001
Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2000
Chemould Gallery, Bombay, India
1999
Open Studio,s Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Consortium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1998
Open Studios, Rijksacademy for Visual Arts , Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996
End exhibition, Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994
Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Performances
2003
Opening of the Prix de Rome Exhibition, Museum for Contemporary Art, GEM, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2002
The Centenarian”, with Walter van Broekhuizen and Alexander Komarov, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2001
Alien Workshop”, with Walter van Broekhuizen and Alexander Komarov, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Stipends/grants
2002-2003
Basisstipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands
2002
Projectsubsidy,Residency Norway, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000-2001
Basisstipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Artist-in-Residences
2004
ISCP, New York, USA
2003
Kunst en Complex, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2002
USF-Bergen, Norway
2001
Eric Phililps Residencies, Montreuil, Paris, France
2000
Rain-project, Bombay, India


Prizes
2003
Prix de Rome, Sculpturing 2003
2002
Charlotte Köhlerprize 2002