Leon Vranken

Biography

Born in Maaseik (Belgium) in 1975. Lives and works in Antwerp (Belgium)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Great plans, random ideas, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

2015

( 1³ ) ² = 1, LLS 387 ruimte voor actuele kunst, Antwerp (Belgium)

Art Geneva, Geneva (Switzerland)

2014

Paper, Scissors, Stone, Z33, Hasselt (Belgium)

2013

A Cat's Eye Perspective, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

2011

Don’t whistle ‘till you’re out of the wood, White Box, New York (USA)

2010

The Beauty of Painting (Chapter I), Concertgebouw, Brugge (Belgium)

2009

The Travelling Riddle, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerpen (Belgium)

2007

The Garden with the Two-forked Paths, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto (Canada)

Verger Barré, Maes en Matthys Gallery, Antwerpen (Belgium)

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Art Basel Miami Beach, Meessen De Clercq, Miami Beach (USA)

A.N.T.H.R.O.P.O.C.E.N.E, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

No Walls, Fenix hall, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

2014

Homo Ludens, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

Encounters at the Boundary, CC Puurs (Belgium) 

RE-art, Kapel van het O.L.Vrouwehospitaal, Oudenaarde (Belgium)

Van de sokkel, Hof De Bist, Ekeren (Belgium)

Fata Morgana, IKOB, Eupen (Belgium)

2013

Happy Birthday dear academie, Royal academy of Fine arts, curated by HELD, Antwerpen (Belgium), with Kasper Bosmans and Joris Vandemoortel

My little Paradise, Middelheim Museum, Antwerpen (Belgium), with Hans Op de Beeck, Carsten Höller, David Altmjed, Pascale Martine Tayou, ...

Up close and personal, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen (Belgium)

2012

Nachtfahrt, Bonnefanten Roermond (The Netherlands)

Le Salon, Brussels (Belgium)

art fort / fort art, curated by Marc Ruyters, Fort van Edegem, Edegem (Belgium)

Manifest aanwezig, Kasteel Oud-Rekem, Oud Rekem (Belgium)

2011

Freestate, Vrijstaat O., Oostende (Belgium)

Change of Address: Opening of the new space, Tatjana Pieters / One Twenty, Gent (Belgium)

Poisson d’avril, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Voorkamer, Les Brasseurs Art Contemporain, Liège (Belgium)

Accrochage, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp (Belgium)

2010

Zweierlei, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel (Switzerland)

8 Kunstwerken en een Tielts volkstoneel, ccGildhof, Tielt (Belgium)

Rappel, Minderbroederskerk, Maaseik (Belgium)

Artist project, Art Brussels, Brussels (Belgium)

En présence, curated by Bettina Klein, Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg (France)

Changez! Een Belgenshow, 21Rozendaal, Enschede (The Netherlands)

2009

Beyond these walls, South London Gallery, London (UK)

Prijs Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst, Bozar, Brussels (Belgium)

Exhibition in a matchbox, Slachthuislaan 68, and cooperation of Middelheim Antwerpen (Belgium)

2008

Prix Ariane de Rothschild, Tour & Taxis, Brussels (Belgium)

Honorons Honoré, De Garage, ruimte voor actuele kunst, Mechelen (Belgium)

2007

Just a four-letter word, Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle (Belgium)

SLOW, Z33, Hasselt (Belgium)

Nieuwe Collectie, Museum Wuyts-Van Campen, Lier (Belgium)

Meesterproef/i.o.v. Vlaamse Bouwmeester, Kortrijk (Belgium)

Vanaf NU!..., LLS 387, Anwerpen (Belgium)

Small Stuff Three, Herman Teirlinkchuis, Beersel (Belgium)

The Moss Gathering tumbleweed experience, Klerkx gallery, Milano (Italy)

Full House, Huis van Winckel, Dendermonde (Belgium)

Europalia-Europe, Brussels (Belgium)

My eyes keep me in trouble, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (The Netherlands)

Het Gebouw, STUK, Leuven (Belgium)

The Moss Gathering Tumbleweed experience, NICC, Antwerp (Belgium)

2006

Academy, douze points, MUHKA, Antwerpen (Belgium)

First things first, CCNOA, Brussels (Belgium)

LeereXvision, MARTA Herford (Germany)

Jour Fixe, Factor 44, Antwerpen (Belgium)

A Perfect Presence, Theaterplein, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Decade, Urban Espresso Bar, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

2005

Home at Tent, Witte de With, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Unheimlich, De Warande, Turnhout (Belgium)

Filter, De Fabriek, Eindhoven (The Netherlands)

Invincible Desire, Diamonds on Archer, Chicago (USA)

Are you ready...?, Clement Festival, Maastricht (The Netherlands)

2004

Performance, Lokaal 01, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Re-create, KOP, Breda (The Netherlands)

Gelauwerde beelden, Elzenveld, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Sensor, HETPALEIS, Antwerpen (Belgium)

 

EDUCATION

1998

Landscape Architecture, Vilvoorde (Belgium)

2004

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerpen (Belgium)

2005

Autonous Visual Arts, Breda (The Netherlands)

2007

Higher Institute for Fine Arts (HISK), Antwerpen / Gent (Belgium)