Karien Vandekerkhove
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Studies Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Beeldende kunst Sint Lucas, Gent B (1983-86) -- Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Gent BELGIUM (1984-1986) -- Academie Vytvarnich Umenie Bratislava & Praque SLOVAKIA & CZEH REPUBLIC (1986-87) -- University of New Mexico / Tamarind Institute , Albuquerque USA (1988) -- Victorian Print Workshop, Melbourne AUSTRALIA (1989-90) Solo Exhibitions 2017 Artist in Residence at DO-SO. Installation & Expo 'sKinHouse. ed3', Fujiyoshida, Japan • 2016 "NECESSITà", object-in-situ @ Surmine's Kijkkamer, Gent , Belgium • "NECESSITà", object-in-situ @ Studio ALPH, Gent , Belgium • 2016 Artist in Residence at Youkobo Art Space. Installation & Expo 'sKinHouse. ed2', Tokyo, Japan • 2014 Artist in Residence at Joya: arte + ecología. Installation 'sKinHouse. ed1' at Cortijada Los Gázquez, Almeria Spain • 2012 > 2007 'Maisons Mouses', Scale models of soap substances on diverse locations and in various climatological circumstances . • 2008 'ANINA Soap Creatories', founded on 080708 is an organization that initiates, supports, and presents a concept based on the substance of a pure matter. • 2006 '1/9 pink baby skin + 8/9 burned charcoal' ( edition 7 / site specific wall painting installation ), Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan • 2005 '1/9 pink baby skin + 8/9 burned charcoal' ( edition 6 / site specific wall painting installation ), Gallery Croxhapox , Gent, Belgium • 2004 '1/9 pink baby skin + 8/9 burned charcoal' ( edition 5 / site specific wall paintin on Grove House, Melbourne, Australia • 2003 '1/9 pink baby skin + 8/9 burned charcoal' (edition1 / site specific wall painting installation ), Chinati Foundation, Marfa TX, Usa • 'Eyes can no be preserved successfully' ( desinfection-liquid drawings ), S&H De Buck, Gent, Belgium • 2000 'Oimactta' ( light installation ) ,Cultureel centrum De Spil, Roeselare, Belgium • 1998 'Schimmen in het festival van de paradoxen' ( multi media installation ), Gallery Croxhapox, Gent , Belgium • 1997 'Locker ant' ( multi media installation ) ,Chinati Foundation, Marfa TX, Usa • 1995 Gallery Maurits Van Laer, Den Haag, Netherlands • 1994 'veel=1&1=veel' ( transparant volumes ) ,Gallery S&H De Buck, Gent, Belgium • 1992 Gallery S&H De Buck, Gent, Belgium • 1988 NH project room, Gent, Belgium • Group Exhibitions 2006 ' Sequel Basics 2' , Gallery Croxhapox, (B) ' Aanwinsten 2001-2005 , collectie West-Vlaanderen' , CCI Lakenhalle, Ieper, (B) 2005 ' Sequel Basics 1' , Gallery Croxhapox, (B) 2004 ' Voorbij de grens' , CC Hasselt, (B) 2003 'K. Vandekerkhove, H. Hughes and A. Gellatly' , The Old Schoolhouse, Madrid NM (USA) -- 'Me-rooms' , traveling exhibition trough Belgium ( edited by RASA ) -- 'Voorbij de grens' , De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL) - ' Voorbij de grens' , Museum van Deinze en de Leiestreek, Deinze (B) -- 'Grand Tour' , Museum voor Schone Kunst, Gent (B) -- 'Open keukens' , S.M.A.K, Gent (B) 2000 /2001 'Raamwerk' - artist collective, Oostende (B ) -- Gallery Croxhapox, Gent (B) 1998 / 1999 'De muren weten ervan II' , Huis van Allijn, Gent (B) -- Gallery Shiko ( international exchange project ), Tokyo (JAP) -- 'LLL' - Gallery S & H De Buck, Gent (B) 1997 Gallery Moving Space, Gent (B) -- Kunstsalon van Gent , ed.1997 /St Pietersabdij, Gent (B) -- 'Axis' ( by TRA MUNDI ) - Gent (B) & Yoghyakarta & Jakarta & Singapore 1996 'Centenari de La Bohème' , Gallery d'Art Horizon, Girona (Sp) -- 'BEELDding' , De Hallen ,Brugge (B) -- '101 Open deuren ', Gallery Croxhapox, Gent (B) 1994 'The child is my cosmos' , Gallery BKO in collaboration with the Children of the Katlanovo refugee camp in Skopje, Overijse (B) 1993 CC Merksem, Antwerpen (B) -- Rai, Amsterdam (Nl) 1991 Gallery F Massereel , Kasterlee (B) -- Gallery JM Taquet , Brussels (B) -- Gallery Christ Delaet, Antwerpen (B) --Gallery Taller Fort, Cadaques (Sp) -- Gallery Malcolm, Hull (Canada) -- Gallery Très, Kortrijk (B) 1989 Gallery Geo Gijselinck , Kortrijk (B) -- Foyer d'exposition des Chiroux, Luik (B) 1988 De Witte zaal, Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Beeldende kunst Sint Lucas, Gent (B) 1987 Gallery Ipp , Gent (B) 1986 Gallery Campo , Antwerpen (B) 1985 Gallery CC Kortrijk, (B) Awards 1986 & 1987 *Scholarship Ministry Flemish Education -TsjechIë & Slovakia 1987 *'Chiroux Jeunes Graveurs',Les Chiroux - Liège (B) 1988 * Scholarship Ministry Flemish Education - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (USA) 1992 * Grant Ministry Flemish Education - Masereelcentrum Kasterlee (B) 1991 * Prize Jacques De Leger ( honored dist. 1st price ) / De Markten, Brussels (B) 1994 * Grant Ministry Flemish Education / Project: 'Veel =1&1=veel'. 1997 * 'Kunstsalon van Gent ,edition 1997' ( honored dist. 1st price ) / St. Pietersabdij, Gent (B) 1997 & 2003 * Scholarship Ministry Flemish Education 1997 & 2003 * Artist in Residence at the Chinati Foundation, Marfa - Texas (USA) 2007 * Scholarship Ministry Flemish Education 2007 * Artist in Residence at Youkobo Art Center, Tokyo (JAPAN) 2014 * Scholarship Ministry Flemish Education ( Nominee ) 2015 * Ann Huybens Fonds ( Nominee ) 2016 * Artist in Residence at Youkobo Art Center, Tokyo (JAPAN) 2017 * Artist in Residence at Do-So AIR, Fujiyoshida (JAPAN)
Collections Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp - B Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Brussels - B Provinciale collectie West-Vlaanderen - B University of New Mexico, Albuquerque - USA Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX - USA Lancaster Press Editions, Melbourne - AUST Joya: arte + ecolgia, Almeria - SP Private collections