Martijn Schuppers

Almelo, 1967
Lives and works in Groningen (NL)




Education

1987-‘89/1991-’95 RHG Academy Minerva Groningen (NL)
1994 Hunter College, New York (USA)
1998-2000 MFA, Frank Mohr Institute, Hanze University Groningen (NL)


Soloshows

2016
Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam (NL)
‘Off the Wall (Flatness of Depth or Tipping the Canvas)’, @Wallhouse #2, Groningen (NL)*
‘Pentimenti’, Museum gegenstandsfreie Kunst, Ottendorf/Cuxhaven (DE)*

2015
Duo with Frank Lenferink, Galerie Jacoba Wijk, Wehe den Hoorn (NL)
‘Painting(s)’, Galerie van den Berge, Goes (NL)

2014
‘Spaced In’, duoshow with Jan Scharrelman, Gagarin, Düsseldorf (D)
bG001/Martijn Schuppers, Buro Groningen, (NL)

2013
Whiteout, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (nL)
Solo Projects, duoshow with Koen Taselaar, Basel (CH)

2012
‘Duotone’, with Jasper van der Graaf, Galerie Rob de Vries, Haarlem (NL)
Merijn Hos/Martijn Schuppers, Hof 88 Kunsthal Almelo (NL)

2010
‘Düsseldorfer (Dis)solutions’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam(NL)
‘Concrete Illusions’, Hot Prospects, Leusden (NL)
‘Recente Schilderijen’ (duo-show with Pieter Vanden Broecke), In Situ Gallery, Aalst (B)

2009
‘Düsseldorfer (Dis)solutions I & II’, Ateliers Höherweg, Düsseldorf (D)
‘Razzle & Camouflage’, duoshow with Eric Angenot, In Situ Gallery, Aalst (B)

2008
The Solo Project, duoshow with Anne Jaap de Rapper, represented by VOUS ETES ICI, Basel (CH)
‘Air Brush Structure Paintings 2007-2008’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)

2006
Unisono 14: ‘The Nature of Painting’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (NL)*
‘Image-Afterimage’, duoshow with Roland Schimmel, In Situ Gallery, Aalst (B)

2005
‘The Nature of Painting’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)

2004
‘Schone schijn’, Galerie IN SITU, Aalst (B)
‘Echo 3’, duoshow with Gerco de Ruyter Archipel, Apeldoorn (NL)
ZOOMINSIDEOUT, Sign, Groningen (NL)

2003
‘FRESH’, duoshow with Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Gallery IN SITU, Aalst (B)
Gasunie, Groningen (NL)
VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)

2002
Gallery Yves Hoffmann, Paris (F)
Bookpresentation ‘Early Monograph/Paintings 1994-2002.’ VOUS ETES ICI at M.A.F. Amsterdam (NL)

2001
Duoshow with Ab van Hanegem, Gallery In Situ, Aalst (B)
VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)


Groupshows (selection)

2015
Wintersalon, Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam (NL)
PAN Amsterdam, Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam (NL)
Young Collectors @ IS-Projects, Leiden (NL)
‘Schau doch mal rein!’, Micheal Sturm Gallery, Stuttgart (DE)
‘Pink’, WEP Groningen (NL)

Young Collectors/Raum 2810, Bonn (DE)*
‘The Fantastic Expedition of Painting’, LaKaserna/K09, Bad Nieuwenschans (NL)

‘Re:set / Abstract Painting in a Digital World’, Clemens-Sels-Museum, Neuss (DE)*
‘Abstract Wall Paintings’, ACEC, Apeldoorn (NL)
‘Freshtest’, Kunstverein Neuköln, Köln (DE)
‘Abstract Reflections’, Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam (NL)

2014
Start Buying Art, We like Art, Amsterdam (NL)
To the point, IS-projects, Leiden (NL)
‘Turmoil’, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
‘Nothing but good live’, Park/Platform for Visual Art, Tilburg (NL)
Reset:Abstract Painting in a digital World’ Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, (D)
Art Rotterdam, VOUS ETES ICI and We Like Art (NL)
Reset:Abstract Painting in a digital World’ Kunsthalle Recklinghaussen (D)
bG0004, NP3/buro Groningen, (NL)

2013
‘Reset:Abstract Painting in a digital World’ Kunstmuseum Celle (D)
Multiple Show #3, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)
Start Buying Art, We like Art, Amsterdam (NL)
‘D(e)utch Treat’, DADA POST, Berlin (D)
‘Once more, unto the breach, dear friends, once more’, Lokaal 01, Breda (NL)
‘ The eye of the beholder’, Art Affairs, Amsterdam (NL)
Miami Pulse, Michael Sturm Gallery, Miami (USA)
‘Project Space: Painting’, Curated by D. Ryan, Cambridge (UK)

2012
The Multiple Show  #2’, VOUSETESICI, Amsterdam
‘There was a world once…’, Curated by Rowena Dring, Märkisches Museum Witten (D)
‘Splitt, van der Ploeg, Schuppers’, Galerie Ruth Leuchter, Düsseldorf (D)
‚Looking at  Seeing’, Hanze University Minerva, Groningen
‚Reset’ , Arti et Amaecitea, Amsterdam
Art Karlsruhe, Gallery Michael Sturm (D)
Art Bodensee, Gallery Michael Sturm (A)
Concreet Groningen, Pretty Vacant ism. K09, Groningen
Shaken not stirred’, K09, Groningen
Shaken not stirred, WEP, Groningen

2011
‘The Multiple Show  #1’, VOUSETESICI, Amsterdam
‘Sie sind Hier II’, with Lieven Hendriks and Mary Waters, Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart (D)
‘Sie sind Hier’, with Driessens/Verstappen and Lieven Hendriks, @ Sammlung Mondstudio, Bad Homburg (D)
‘De Saedeleer revisited/ Het landschap in de hedendaagse kunst’, with a.o. Marcel Berlanger, Gerco de Ruyter, Eric Jan van de Geer, Eelco Brand, Luc Tymans, Stedelijk Museum Aalst (B) cat.
Art Amsterdam, VOUS ETES ICI, (NL)

2010
‘Abstract Trouvé’ (with Lizan Freijsen and Harmen Brethouwer) K09, Groningen (NL)
‘Ab Heute’ (with Ab van Hanegem and Han Schuil, curator: Ab van Hanegem) Galerie Ruth Leuchter, Düsseldorf (D)
‘Selected Extra Fine’ (with oa Thomas Raat, Sander van Deurzen, Michiel van der Zanden), Museum Les Secet, various locations.
‘Collectie Presentatie’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (NL)

2009
‘Multiple Show’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)
‘My Painting.nu’, with a.o. Fabian Marcaccio, Bernard Frize, Kees Goudzwaard, Thomas Raat, Olphaert den Otter, curated by Jean Marie Bytebier and Kris van Dessel, Lokaal 01, Breda (NL)
‘Zomersalon 2009: Nu in Groningen’, Galerie Ander Wereld, Groningen
‘Höher Weg Neder Land’, Kunstverein Oberhausen, Oberhausen(D)
Driessens en Verstappen, de Rapper, Schuppers, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)

2008
‘The Magical Power of the Painted Image’, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry (UK)
‘Unfinished Business’, with Geeske Bijker, Driessens/Verstappen, Jasper van der Graaf, Ab van Hanegem, Krijn de Koning, Jan van der Ploeg, Jochem van der Spek, Jan Maarten Voskuil, Thomas Wildner, Peter Luining, Remco Scha, Jan Robert Leegte. Curated by Jan Robert Leegte and Jan Maarten Voskuil, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz (A) (cat.)
‘Visual Moods’, with a.o. Jan Andriesse, Krijn de Koning, George Korsmit, Rinke Nijburg, Ben Akkerman. Curator: Regine Schumann, Stadsgallerij Heerlen.
‘The Magical Power of the Painted Image’, Kunstencentrum W3, Vlissingen (NL)
‘The Magical Power of the Painted Image’, Zebrastraat, Gent, (B)

2007
‘The Magical Power of the Painted Image’, with Marcel Berlanger, Thomas Huyghe, Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Karen Trusselle and Roland Schimmel, Curator: Jan de Nys, Stedelijk Museum Aalst, (B) (cat.)
‘A selection from www.vousetesici.nl’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)
‘Focus & Diversity’, Curator: Martijn Schuppers, Alumnishow 2007 Frank Mohr institute, Hanze University, Groningen (NL) (cat.)

2006
‘BSTRCT’, with Franck Bragigand, Ab van Hanegem, Twan Jansen, Klaas Kloosterboer, Saskia Koops, Regine Schumann and Han Schuil. Curator: Martijn Schuppers, Kunstruimte 09, Groningen (NL)
‘Concrete Zaken’, with a.o. Ian Davenport, Tilman. Curator: Jan Maarten Voskuil, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (NL)*
‘Floting Forms / Abstract art now’, with a.o. M. Oehlen, Rentmeister, Tillmans en Zimmermann, Curator: U. Lehmann, Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein (D)*
‘Make-up/Camouflage’, with Eric Angenot and David Kowalkowski, In Situ Gallery, Aalst (B)
‘Presentational Painting III’, Curator G. Evertz, Times Square Gallery/Hunter College New York (USA)*

2005
Presentation ZOOMINSIDEOUT- edition, Hein Elferink Gallery, Slingenberg (NL)
‘Kijkwijdte’, groupshow alumni Frank Mohr Instituut/Hanze University, CBK Groningen (NL)
‘Some Painting(s)’, with Franck Bragigand, Ab van Hanegem en Gijs Frieling. Curator: M. Schuppers Academie Minerva Galerie, Groningen (NL)

2004
‘De magie van beeld II’, with Marcel Berlanger, Gerco de Ruyter and Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Gallery In Situ, Aalst (B)
‘Study’s’, Living Room, Amsterdam (NL)
‘Gesture suggestion’, with David Reed, Klaus Merkel, Bernard Frize and Jos van Merendonk, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)
‘International Exchange Exhibition’, Hunter College/Time Square Gallery, New York (USA)*

2003
‘De inhuizing/collectie-overwegingen’, Stadsgalerij Heerlen (NL)
‘Suite Voices #5’, painting/video’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam.

2002
VOUS ETES ICI, Le Buro, Amsterdam (NL)
‘Iets dat zo duur is, moet veel waard zijn’, De Beyerd, Breda (NL)
‘Holland – Schweiz 3:2’, with Corinne Bonsma, Ab van Hanegem, Urs und Stefan., Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal (CH)

2001
‘Suite voices #4’, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)

2000
‘Cum Laude 2’, Nieuwspoort, The Hague (NL)*
‘Suite voices #1’, with Anton Henning, Julia Warr, Ab van Hanegem and Bart Domburg, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (NL)
‘Vierde Kunstvlaai’, Amsterdam/Sign, Groningen (NL)

Projects

2010
Collaboration with WJM Kok: Mix (Monochrome with Martijn Schuppers) for ‘Push/Pull’, Rijksmuseum Twente (NL)

2009
Artist in Residence at Ateliers Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany

2005
Working period at Point B, Brooklyn, New York. Supported by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.

2004
‘ZOOMINSIDEOUT’, Sign, Groningen & Galerie IN SITU, Aalst (B)

2003
‘(L x B x H)’, in co-operation with Anne Jaap de Rapper and Barthold Boksem, NP3/Niggendijker, Groningen (NL)

2001
‘Wallpainting #1’, ‘GR95 frontaal’, Gallery Frontaal, Appingedam (NL)

2000
Tatort #4, ‘Vierde Kunstvlaai’, Sign/Groningen, Amsterdam (NL)
Tatort #3, ‘22’, groupshow, Groningen (NL)*


The work of Martijn Schuppers is represented by VOUS ETES ICI and Gallery In Situ on
Art Brussels, Art Cologne, ArtFrankfurt, Art Forum Berlin, Kunstrai/Art Amsterdam


Assignments

2008
Wallpainting, private collection, Loppersum (NL)

2005
Room at the Council for Judiciary commissioned by the department of VROM/RGD, The Hague (NL)*


Collections

Rijnstate Kunstcollectie
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Stadsgalerij Heerlen
Centraal Museum Utrecht
ABN AMRO Art Foundation
Akzo Nobel Art Foundation
Bank La Bouchere
Works Foundation
LUCM Art Foundation
AEGON
AMC Art Foundation
Gasunie Art Collection
Theodoor Gilissen Private Bankers


Teaching/Lectures

Studio Practice Course, FMI Institute, Hanze University Groningen, 2014
Curator Final Show Visual Arts, Hanze University Groningen
Guest-advisor EEA (European Exchange Academy), Beelitz Berlin Summer 2011
Lecture @ EEA
Lecture ‘Looking at Seeing’, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
HKU (Utrecht School of the Arts), guestteacher, 2011
Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, guestteacher 2011
Lecture @ BK50, ‘Paint’, Groningen
Academy Minerva, Hanze University, 2008 - today
Guestteacher Frank Mohr Institute, Hanze University Groningen 2006
Lecture Frank Mohr Institute
Academy Minerva, Hanze University Groningen 2000-2004
Guestteacher paintingproject, Academy Minerva, Hanze University Groningen 2005
Guestteacher School for Visual Arts HKU, Utrecht 2003


Subsidies/Grants (selection)

F.Brands, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, nummer 06, 2015
Grant International Presentations, Mondriaan Fund 2015
Stipendium Program for Established Artists, Mondriaan Fund 2015
Basic Stipend by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2011
Basic Stipend by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2011
Standard contribution working budget by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2008
Basic Stipend by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2007
Projectsubsidie by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2005
Projectsubsidie by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2004
Basic Stipend by The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture 2002


Bibliography (selection)

2015
R. Reinsma, ‘Visuele kortsluiting’, Kunstbeeld Nr 2/2015

2014
Beeldessay, Kunstbeeld Nr 2/2014

2013
D. Ryan, ‘Martijn Schuppers: Surface & Incident’, ISBN 978-90-9027534-5 (1000)
‘Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more’, Lokaal 01 Breda, ISBN 978908119548
‘Reset: Abstract Painting in a Digital World’, Verlag Kettler, ISBN 978-3-86206-331-4
M.Stoeber, ‘Die digitale Ironie’, Hannoverische Zeitung

2012
‘Zwischenlandung’, A series of stopover artist lectures at the Museum Ostwall Dortmund and the Dortmunder Kunstverein, ISBN 978-3-8 6678-662-2

2011
‘De Saedeleer Revisited/Het landschap in de hedendaagse kunst’, Gemeentelijk Museum Aalst
‘Color Matters’, Kunstruimte 09, ISBN 978-90-811977-2-4, 2011

2010
Alex de Vries, ‘Bijna Niets’, K09
Marja Bosma, ‘Tegenwoordigheid van geest’ in ‘Concrete Illusions’, ISBN 978-94-90865-01-6, Hot Prospects, Leusden
‘Schouwstukken’, Rijksgebouwendienst/Raad voor de Rechtspraak Den Haag 2010, ISBN 9078831013, (oplage 1000)
‘Art for sure’, AEGON Art Collection, April 2010, ISBN 978-90-76923-04-8(oplage 3000)

2009
‘MyPainting.nu’, Lokaal 01 Breda
Roos van der Lint, ‘MyPainting.nu’, Kunstbeeld nr. 9, 2009
Karin Voogd,’Langzaam kijken in Breda/De beschouwer als middelpunt’, Tubelight mei
‘Kunst is zilver/Gas is goud’, Kunstcollectie Gasunie, 2009, ISBN 978-90-71728-27-3 (oplage 3000)

2008
Peter McCarty,’Grotesque, intoxicating and at times disconserting’, Leamington Courier
‘The Magical Power of the Painted Image/ Magie van het Geschilderde Beeld’ curated by Jan de Nys, Stedelijk Museum Aalst, Belgium

2007
‘Present/ Percentage for Art in the Netherlands 2004-2006’, ISBN 978-905973-060-1
‘Focus & Diversity, Frank Mohr Instituut, Alumnishow 2007’, curated by M. Schuppers, Frank Mohr Institute Groningen, 2007 (edition 1200)

2006
‘Concrete Zaken’, Foundation De Loge, Haarlem, 2006 (edition 600) (cat)
‘Martijn Schuppers/The Nature of Painting’, interview with Twan Jansen, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam/VOUS ETES ICI Amsterdam, 2006 (edition1000)
‘Floting Forms, abstract art now’, Curated by U. Lehmann, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen Am Rhein, Kreber Verlag, ISBN 3-938025-76-X (Cat.)
Presentational Painting III, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, texts by G. Evertz and J. Cox, New York, (edition 1000) (Cat.)
G.Glueck, ‘ Presentational Painting III’, Art in review, The New York Times, 07.04.06

2005
‘Kunst in het gerecht’, a publication by the Artcommission Nieuwspoort, P. Spijkerman, Den Haag 2005

2004
L. van Halem, ‘Bad Painting, Good Painting’, Jong Holland, jaargang 20, nr. 4, 2004.
S. Spijkerman, ‘Abstract verbeeldend’, Trouw / De kritieken, 11.12.04.
‘Echo 1, 2, 3’, texts by M. Andriessen, A. van Rosmalen and E. van straaten. Archipel, Apeldoorn, (edition 400).
W. van der Beek, ‘Reviews: Martijn Schuppers & Gerco de Ruijter’, Kunstbeeld, Nr 09 2004
M. Andriessen, ‘Technisch evenwicht’, Tubelight #33, juli 2004.
W.van der Beek, ‘Ongebruikelijk perspectief in Echo 3’, Stentor, 17.06.04.
D. van Weelden (o.m.), ‘Proof of principle’, Akzo Nobel Art Foundation,
ISBN 90-9016803-8 (oplage 1650/350 speciale editie)

2003
F. Huygen, ‘Kunst en wetenschap verenigd in boek over Akzo Nobel kunstcollectie.’, Het Financieele Dagblad, 26.04.03

2002
V. Duponcelle, ‘Art Cologne, retour a la peinture.’, Le Figaro, 01.11.02.
(red.), bookreview ‘Early Monograph’, Kunstbeeld XI, oktober 2002.
‘Een collectie/ Een keuze uit de verzameling van de ABN AMRO Bank’, ISBN 90-802677-4-0 (cat.)
M. Bosma, bookpresentation ‘Early Monograph’, 9 mei 2002.
B. Jansen, ‘Licht, ruimte en kleur: Ab van Hanegem/ Martijn Schuppers/ Corinne Bonsma’, in ‘Holland – Schweiz 3:2’, Kunsthalle Palazzo, ISBN 3-906789-03-9 (oplage 800)
R. Schiess, ‘Flanieren zwichen Kunstwerken’, Basler Zeitung, 08.05.02.
M. Bal/ W. G. Thiel/ B. Steevenz, ‘Early Monograph: Martijn Schuppers, paintings
1994-2002’ Cato Publishers, ISBN 90 80691216 (oplage 750)
A. Marzahn, ‘Blasen, Reliefs, Illusionen’, Basler Agenda, nr.19, mei 2002.

2001
B. Steevensz,’Sci-Fi schilderijen’, MetropolisM nr. 4/aug-sept 2001.
‘Cum Laude 2’, Internationaal Perscentrum Nieuwspoort, Den Haag. (cat.)

2000
A. Berk,’De opening: Schuppers/van Hanegem/Domburg, VOUS ETES ICI’, Kunstbeeld nr. 9/2000