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Biography

Born in Assen, The Netherlands 1970.
Lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Education
1989 - 1994 Academy of Fine Arts Rotterdam

Solo Exhibitions
2017
Chimaera, Huis Marseille Museum Voor Fotografie, Amsterdam
2016
Juul Kraijer. Drawings and Photographs, Vadehra art Gallery, New Delhi
2015
Juul Kraijer - Drawings, sculptures, photographs and videoworks, Drents Museum and CBK Drenthe, Assen
2014
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
The Wapping Project /Bankside, The Bishop's Palace, London
Kunsthalle Giessen, Giessen, Germany
2010
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2009
Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
2008
Kewenig Galerie, Cologne
2007
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
2006
Palais fuer Aktuelle Kunst, Glueckstadt, Germany (with Charlotte Schleiffert)
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
2005
Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany (with Jitka Hanzlova)
2004
Cobra Museum voor-Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
New Drawings, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
2003
Nieuwe Tekeningen, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam
10 jaar studies; 50 tekeningen op klein formaat, Tekenen des Tijds,'s-Hertogenbosch,NL
Tegninger, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen
2001
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Kabinet Overholland
2000
TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1999
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam
1998
Made in India, Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam
Unisono 6, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands
1997
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam
Galerie Akinci, Art Cologne; Förderkoje
1995
De Gele Rijder, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019
Intriguing Uncertainties, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Parkview Museum, Beijing
2018
Intriguing Uncertainties, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Parkview Museum, Singapore
Contemporary drawings, Prix de dessin Guerlain, curated by Astrid Ilhe and René Zechlin, Paris
The Line Up: The power of drawing, curated by Marja Bosma and Robbie Cornelissen, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Uncertainties - Improbabilities, curated by Lorand Hegy, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Sensorium, Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts, Panaji, India
Die Zweite Haut, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg Hau, Germany
2017
Oog in Oog. Topstukken, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Eigentijds Vervlochten met MIJ, Museum IJsselstein, The Netherlands
Images d'invraisemblances. Juul Kraijer et Didier Trenet, Galerie Papillon, Paris
2016
KIASMA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki
Intrigantes Incertitudes, Musée d'Art Modern et Contemporain, Saint-Etienne
Vadehra Art Gallery, India Art Fair, New Delhi
Photography Extended III, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen
Vernieuwd Verleden, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn
THE SECOND SKIN, Nature - Clothing, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg
2015
Methamorphoses. Ovid in Contemporary Art, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede
Impulses in Drawing, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2014
Come little friend, Schloss Agathernburg, Agathernburg, Germany
From your eyes only, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
Tussenbeelden, Schunck, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Natuurkracht, CODA Museum, Apeldoom, The Netherlands
2013
Theatre du Monde, La Maison Rouge, Paris
The Rediscovery of the World, Huis Marseille Museum for photography, Amsterdam
Vadehra Art Gallery. India Art Fair, New Delhi
Singer Museum Laren, The Netherlands
Vadehra Art Gallery. Art Basel Hong Kong
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
The San Diego Art Institute, San Diego
2012
Vadehra Art Gallery. India Art Fair, New Delhi
Goddelijk en griezelig. Het geheim van de slang, Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal, The Netherlands Theatre of the World, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia
Figuurlijk, Museum Hilversum, The Netherlands
Avant-gardes. De collectie van de Triton Foundation, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
2011
MONANISM, Museum of Old and New Art Tasmania, Australia
Dazzle the evil eye, Kunsthal KADE Amersfoort, The Netherlands
All About Drawing 100 Nederlandse Kunstenaars, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands
On Papier, Gem Den Haag, The Netherlands
2010
Faces, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
The Secret Lives of Trees, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
Enigma, Tent, Rotterdam
In Time. John Currin, Etienne Pressager, Rares Victor, Victor Remmer, Juul Kraijer, Musee departemental du Sel de Marsal, Vic sur Seille
Hortus Medicus, Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth, Schlosshof Bodenburg
2009
The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia. The Third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Against Exclusion, curated by Jean-Hubert Martin. (cat.)
Disegni  europei, Oredaria Arti Contemporanee, Roma, curated by Laura Cherubini and Giorgio Verzotti
On Paper, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
Ophelia. Sehnsucht, melancholie en doodsverlangen, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem,
The Netherlands.
Kewenig Galerie. Artbrussels, Brussels
2008
Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Museum Schloss Moyland,Bedburg-Hau, Germany
The Hands of Art, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
La nave dei folli, Curated by Cristiano Bernhard and Andrea Fogli, Studio Angeletti, Roma
Drawing Sculpture. N.N. Rimzon, Tushar Joag, Juul Kraijer , Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
Diana and Actaion-the forbidden sight of nudity, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
Kewenig Galerie. Art Basel, Miami
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands
2007
Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Istituto Universitario Olandese di Storia dell'Arte, Firenze
Contour, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, The Netherlands
1 st Anniversary Exhibition, Galerie Mirchandani+Steinruecke, Mumbai
Songs of Innocence and Aggression. National Gallery of Macedonia,Skopia
Art Basel, Basel Galleria Monica De Cardenas
Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt- Museum, Wuppertal, D
2006
Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Institut Neérlandais, Paris
Lend me Your Ear, Kunstverein Badsalzdetfurth, Germany
Twice Drawn, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York
FIAC, Paris, Galleria Monica De Cardenas
ARS 06, Sense of the Real, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
The Armory Show, New York, Galleria Monica De Cardenas
Art Basel, Basel, Galleria Monica De Cardenas
2005
H x B x D= de Rabo Kunstcollective Gemeentenmuseum Den Haag
The Armory Show, New York, Galleria Monica De Cardenas
Art Basel, Basel, Galleria Monica De Cardenas
Slow Art. Zeitgenössige Kunst aus den Niederlanden und Flandern,
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
De Balthus a Zeller. Obra sobre panel, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid
Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland/Apeldoorns Museum CODA, The Netherland
2004
Comportamientos actuales del dibujo- Arte Termita Contra Elephante Blanco, Museo ICO, Madrid
Verzameling Hedendaagse Tekeningen van de Provincie Utrecht, Centraal Museum Utrecht
Art Basel, Basel, Galleria Monica De Cardenas
Il Bello e le Bestie. Del Divenire Animale, MART, Rovereto
Animaux. Von Tieren und Meschen, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, CH
Het Offer, De Beyerd, Breda
2003
The Seven Year Itch, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
2002
Contemporary Art from The Netherlands, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Per Saldo, 100 works from the ABN AMRO Collection, Noordbrabants Museum
Body Double, Galerie Rob de Vries, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Artists from India and The Netherlands, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2001
Dutch Glory, Kabinet Overholland, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Mobile Wall System 1996, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Recent acquisitions in the department of drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Bollywood Has Arrived, Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000
Helder, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
Juul Kraijer Susan Turcot, Estudio Helga de Alvear, Madrid
1999
Youthquake, W139, Amsterdam
1998
Vrouwelijke kunstenaars in museumcollecties, Grote Kerk, Den Haag
The Best of 1993-1998 Kunstacademie Rotterdam, Kunsthal Rotterdam
Neuro-artonomy, Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam
De Versnellig, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Tien jaar Charlotte Köhler Prijs, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
De vele gezichten van de bank,ABN AMRO, Den Haag, The Netherlands
1997
Prix Nouvelles Images, Den Haag
Personal Absurdities Galerie Gebauer, Berlin
1994
Genomineerden Zuidhollandse Beeldende Kunstprijs voor Academieverlaters
Museum Het Catharina gasthuis Gouda, The Netherlands.

Grants and Awards
2012
Basisstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands
2009
Thérèse van Duyl-Schwartze Portrait Prize, The Netherlands
2004
Philip Morris Art Prize 2004
3 months working period in the European Ceramic Centre, s'-Hertogenbosch
2001-02
3 months working period in India studyng traditional woodcarving
2000
Pendrecht Cultuur Prize
1999
Travel grant India, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands
1998
Basisstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands
1997
Gerard Hordijk Travel Grant to Thiruvananthapuram, India
Startstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands
Charlotte Köhler Prize, The Netherlands
1995
Startstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands
1994
Documentation grant Erasmus Foundation, The Netherlands

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
ABN AMRO Art Collection, The Netherlands
De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam
Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
ING Bank, The Netherlands
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.C.
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
Museum Moderner Kunst Vienna
Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Museum Overholland, The Netherlands
Drents Museum, The Netherlands
Rabo Bank Art Collection, The Netherlands
Provincie Utrecht Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard
Teylers Museum, Haarlem

MONOGRAPHS AND SOLO SHOW CATALOGUES

Juul Kraijer. Works 2009 - 2015. 51 reproductions, texts by Ernst van Alphen and Roger Malbert. Drents Museum & Wbooks, Zwolle, 2015.
Penumbrae. Juul Kraijer, 40 reproductions. Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, 2014
Juul Kraijer. 113 reproductions, texts by Wilma Sütö, Véronique Baar and Juul Kraijer, published by Freem, Rotterdam, 2009
Juul Kraijer. Exhibition catalogue Galleria Monica De Cardenas, text: Giorgio Verzotti, Milan, 2007.
Juul Kraijer - Drawings. 39 reproductions and a text by the artist. Philip Morris BV, 2004.
Juul Kraijer. Exhibition catalogue Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, 2004.
Juul Kraijer. Calender 1999, 13 A2 size reproductions, Elsevier Publishers, The Netherlands
De Hydra. 28 reproductions and a text by the artist, published by the artist, 1998
Juul Kraijer, Tekeningen / Drawings 1993-1994, text: Anton van Gemert, published by the artist, 1994
 
SELECTED BOOKS 
Drawing People, Roger Malbert. Thames & Hudson, 2015
Walk the Line. The Art of Drawing, text: Marc Valli, Ana Ibarra. Laurence King Publishing, 2013
Wijd Open Ogen, Gijsbert van der Wal. De Bezige Bij, 2013
Goddelijk en griezelig. Het geheim van de slang, texts: Wouter Welling and others, KIT Publishers / Afrika Museum, 2012 (exh. cat.)
OPHELIA. Sehnsucht, melancholia and desire for death, texts: Flos Wildschut, Krien Clevis and others, Uitgeverij De Buitenkant, Amsterdam 2009 (exh. cat.)
Artists' Handbook. Text: Henri Focillon, Jan Ceuleers. Ludion, 2008
Diana and Actaion, the forbidden sight of nudity, Hatje Cantz, 2008 (exh. cat. Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany)
Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart – Das Deutungsreiche Spiel, texts: Hans H. Hofstaetter, Ute Riese and others, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany 2007 (exh. cat.)
ARS 06 – Toden tuntu / Sense of the Real, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, 2006 (exh. cat.)
ANIMAUX. Von Tieren und Menschen, texts: Andreas Meier and others, Seedamm Kulturzentrum Pfäffikon, Switzerland, 2004 (exh. cat.)
Il Bello e le bestie. Metamorfosi, artifici e ibridi dal mito all'immaginario scientifico, texts: Lea Vergine, Giorgio Verzotti and others, Skira, 2004 (exh. cat.)

DOCUMENTARY
Documentary in the series "Hollandse Meesters in de 21ste eeuw" by Lisa Boerstra, 15 min. , 2012. Dutch spoken/ English subtitles

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