BIO

 

Dirk Vander Eecken was born in Mortsel in 1954.

He lives and works in Antwerp.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1981-1983: HISK, Antwerp.

1979-1980: Scholarship Flemish Community, UMPRUM, Prague.

1975-1979: Fine Arts, Royal Academy, Antwerp.

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

'RE-Search'

a group show

Art Gallery De WAel 15 at Rivoli, Brussels, BE (group).

'Summer Edition'

Art Gallery De Wael 15, BE (group).

'aha'

a studio project with Frank JMA Casteleyns

studio, Antwerp, BE (duo). 

'The Invitation' 

duo exhibition with Kristel Van Ballaer

Galerie Noord Zuid, Arendonk, BE (duo).

'Salon de peinture'

M HKA, Antwerp, BE (group).

2018

'Chemin Faisant'

Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris

organized by Centre de la Gravure de La Louvière (group).

'Watervliet IV (domaine de la solitude)'

Galerie William Wauters, BE (solo).

'The New Paintings' (chaque jour j'attends tout),

(re)D Gallery, Antwerp, BE (solo).

2017-2018

‘Disconditions’, De Garage, Mechelen, BE (solo).

 

2017

'{re}PRODUCTION', Van der Mieden Gallery, Antwerpen, BE (solo).

2015

'This Must Be The Place', Van der Mieden Gallery, Antwerp, BE (solo). 

2014

‘(De)construction’, Hélène Bailly Gallery, Paris, FR.

‘Subject to the Abstract’, Galerie van der Mieden, Brussels, BE.

‘Disconditions’, Galerie van der Mieden, Brussels, BE (solo).

‘RE: Painted, S.M.A.K., Gent, BE.

 

2012

‘Villa Volta’, Galerie van der Mieden, Brussels, BE (solo).

 

2011

‘Pearls of the North’, Palais d’Iena, Paris , FR.

 

2010

Benedengalerie, Kortrijk, BE (solo).

‘First Glance’, Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE (solo).

 

2009

‘Amicale’, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, DE.

‘In-finitum’, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, IT (curated by Axel Vervoordt).

Lokaal 01, Breda, NL.

 

2008

Museum for Fine Arts, Antwerp, BE (solo).

‘The Invisible’, Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE (solo).

CCHa, Hasselt, BE.

La Chapelle de l’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, FR (curated by Axel Vervoordt).

 

2007

CCHa, Hasselt, BE.

 

2006

Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE (solo).

William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).

 

2005

William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).

Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE.

 

2003

William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).

Elzenveld, Antwerp, BE (with Johan Desmet).

 

2001

‘You Don’t Know What Love Is’, William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).

‘Woodcuts’, Michel Vokaer Gallery, Brussels, BE (solo).

Grusenmeyer Art, Deurle, BE (with Johan Desmet).

 

2000

Beneden Gallery, Kortrijk, BE (solo).

Kaleria, Den Haag, NL (solo).

 

1999

Wollondilly Gallery, Brasschaat, BE (solo).

Michel Vokaer Gallery, Brussels, BE (solo).

 

1998

De Slijperij Gallery, Geel, BE (solo).

William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).

 

1997

Michel Vokaer Gallery, Brussels, BE (solo).

 

1996

Art Box Gallery, Waregem, BE (solo).

 

1995

Presentation of the book ‘Histoire a L’envers’ (49 litho’s), Les Ateliers Gallery, Frank Bordas, Paris, FR (solo).

 

1994

‘Observations et croquis’, Temporary Exhibition Space: Inge Henneman and Joris Ghekiere, Klein Willebroek, BE (solo).

 

1993

A.D. Gallery, Oostende, BE (solo).

 

1992

‘Comme deux garçons’, A.D gallery, Oostende, BE (with Werner Mannaers).

 

1991

William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).

 

1990

Gyselinck Gallery, Kortrijk, BE (solo).

Cultureel Centrum Brasschaat, BE (solo).

 

1989

Gele Zaal, Gent, BE (solo).

Galerie Mladych, Praag, Czech Republic (solo).

‘Blauw’, Belgisch Huis, Köln, DE.

 

1988

Laquada Gallery, Granada, Spain (with Joris Ghekiere).

Kunsthuis Gallery, Antwerp, BE (with Johan Desmet).

 

1987

‘Prospekt 5’, Gele Zaal, Gent, BE.

 

1986

‘Koppelteken’, Opera Gallery, Antwerp, BE (solo).

Generale Bank, Antwerp, BE.

‘Artistiek Duet’, De Verbeelding Gallery, Baarle-Hertog, BE.

 

1985

‘Kunsthuis’, Antwerp, BE (with Johan Desmet).

 

1984

‘Jong Talent 25’, Antwerp, BE.

 

1983

Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, BE.

‘Fourfould’, New York, USA.

 

1982

B.B.L Gallery, Antwerp, BE (with Pee De Hertog).

 

1980

Studenten van het U.M.P.R.U.M., Praag, Czech Republic.

Galerie William Wauters, Oosteeklo, BE.

 

1979

Galerij Danthe, Sint-Niklaas, BE (with Christine Flasschoen).

 

1978

Galerij Pictural-art , Kortrijk, BE (with Joris Ghekiere).