Wim van den Toorn C.V.

1969

Education:

1997         AKI 2 post - graduate Fine Arts (MFA), Enschede
1989-95    Academy of Fine Arts (AKI), Enschede, Painting Department
1994         University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K
 Erasmus exchange

Lives and works in the Hardanger region, Norway

Selection of solo- exhibitions:

2014    'Don't you want to be Somewhere' Kunststation, Delden
2012    
'Mellom BY og BYgd', foajé Kunsthuset Kabuso, Øystese 
2011    'Three AKI-painters meet again, A-gallery, Amsterdam
             'Frozen images' Tricot Winterswijk 
2009    Galerie Link, Gent
2003    Kunstcentrum, Hengelo
             Podion gallery, Amsterdam
2001    Podion gallery, Amsterdam
             'Delayed Panic', Luxus, Den Haag
2000    Villa de Bank, Enschede
1996    'Ruimte van de Onbegrensde Mogelijkheid', Kunstzaal, Hengelo

Selection of group-exhibitions:

2016    'Maleri, maleri, maleri', Kunstgarasjen, Bergen
            Medlemsutstilling 1, Kunstgarasjen, Bergen
             'Impulsar', with Artist group HAUK, Galleri Puls, Norheimsund
             `Mellom himmel og fjord´, Landscape project, kurator Kjell-Erik Ruud, Hardanger Folkemuseum, Utne
2015    '
Kuratorens utvalgte-kunst fra kunstguide.no', Curator Gitte Sætre, Scandic Neptun, Bergen
             'Connection!', LaKaserna, Bad-Nieuweschans
2013    
'HiH', Hardanger Folkemuseum, Utne
            'Glød', Kunsthuset Kabuso, Øystese
2012    
'Puls nett.no', Bankmidjø, Voss
2011   
'Hardanger i hundre' Hardanger folkemuseum, Utne
2010    Agatunet, part of the Hardanger Folkemuseum, Aga
2009    Kinckhuset, Strandebarm
2007    'Lost and found objects', Perron 1, Delden
2006    'Food non Food', MIKC, Goor
2005    'Huizen in Steden', Educational exhibition , Kunstcentrum, Hengelo
1999    'Uitgelicht 3', Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Kunstvlaai, Westergasfabriek and Kunstrai, Amsterdam
1998    'Holländische Welle', Kunstruimte Berlin, Galerie Lutz Fiebig, Berlin, Städtische Museen, Jena, Germany
            'Project NICO', Den Haag
            'ABC- tentoonstelling', Kunstruimte, Kampen
1996    Buning Brongers Prizes 1996, De Zaaijer (catalogue), Amsterdam

Artist talks:

2016    Walk & Talk, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam
2015    
Lions Klub, Øystese
2014    
'From REALosaka to REAL OSAKA', Osaka University of Arts 
2014 'Don't you want to be somewhere' Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, for students of Dickinson College, PA, USA
2013    Hardanger Kunstskule (HAKU), Norheimsund
2014 'REALosaka and the road I took' Lingnan University, Hong Kong
2010    Hardanger Museum, Aga, NO
2007    Vliegende Kok, Amsterdam
1996    Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
1994    University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Selection of publications:

2016    Sterrestof#3, Tim Soekkha and Harald van der Sluys Veer, Youtube.com, April 2016
2012    
'Framleis i Hardanger' Camilla Kvamme, Hordaland Folkeblad, September 2012
2011   
'Noorse huizen bevroren in het zonlicht' Martin Lacet, de Gelderlander, May 6, 2011 
2008    'Gler seg til å verta Kvemminger' Asmund Soldal, Hordaland Folkeblad, January 11, 2008
2003    'Urban portraits on canvas' Hedy Hempe, Twenthe Vandaag, de Telegraaf, August 22, 2003
2001    Catalogue Wim van den Toorn Saskia Mijer-Mual pubished by Podion Gallery, Amsterdam

Scholarships, Prizes:

2004    Basisstipendium (basic grant), The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture
2001    Basisstipendium (basic grant), The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture
1999    Basisstipendium (basic grant), The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture
1998    Startstipendium (starters grant), The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture
1996    Buning Brongers Prize, prize for young painters, Buning Brongers Stichting

Artist in Residence:

2016    Kaus Australis, Rotterdam

Other:

2012-         Museumguide, Kunsthuset Kabuso, Øystese
2013-15    
Teacher 2D, Hardanger Kunstskule, Norheimsund

Work in possesion of:

Academy of Fine Arts (AKI), Enschede 
Rabobank, Enschede 
Kunstcentrum Hengelo
 and various private collections