Mark Grootes

Exhibitions:

07/2021 Publiek Park groupexhibition curated by the Young Friends of S.M.A.K. in Citadelpark Ghent (BE)

06/2021 The Friends of S.M.A.K. Prize groupexhibition at S.M.A.K. Ghent (BE) running until the 3th of October 2021

04/2021 The First Cavedweller a collaboration with Günbike Erdemir, Atelier Grotto, Brussels (BE)

01/2021 Predella exhibition with Emma van den Broek, curated by Camille Bladt and Timon Bloemen, Kunsthal Ghent (BE)

09/2020 Lichen groupexhibition curated by Leo Lopez and Koi Persyn, second chapter of Waldeinsamkeit, Brussels (BE)

08/2020 Waldeinsamkeit Residence programme and groupexhibition curated by Koi Persyn at domain Wildenburg, Wingene (BE)

09/2019 SHOW(d)ROOM exhibition with Thorben Gröbel, Jonathan Paepens and Martijn Petrus at Paepens showroom for sanitary ware, part 2 of Family Business in the workspaces of our parents, Ninove (BE)

06/2019 Gnome Garden collaboration with Martijn Petrus, Bebebooks artist space, DOK, Ghent (BE)

02/2019 Salon Pièdestal exhibition with Thorben Gröbel, Jonathan Paepens and Martijn Petrus at Care Wormerveer pedicuresalon, part 1 of Family Business in the workspaces of our parents, Wormerveer (NL)

06/2018 The temple of universal immense healing qualities graduations, KASK school of arts, Ghent (BE)

02/2018 @Platvvorm groupexhibition, Platvvorm, Deinze (BE)

04/2017 _Dings groupexhibition, ARS Projektiruum, Tallinn (EE)

10/2016 Spectrum groupexhibitions, collaboration with Martijn Petrus, Minus One, Ghent (BE)

Upcoming:

09/2021 Perfume Counter exhibition with Thorben Gröbel, Jonathan Paepens and Martijn Petrus at the old offices of pharmacy de Gaper, part 3 of Family Business in the workspaces of our parents, Zandvoort (NL)

09/2021 The Brussels Grotto Museum a collaboration with Brenda Lou Schaub, Atelier Grotto, Brussels (BE)

10/2021 Writing Leviathan residentie en tentoonstelling bij Pleasure Island, Oostende (BE)

11/2021 Fairies a collaboration with Tom Hallet, Atelier Grotto, Brussels (BE)

11/2021 Kinderwartraum exhibition with Thorben Gröbel, Jonathan Paepens and Martijn Petrus at Kinderarts Paderborn, final part of Family Business in the workspaces of our parents, Paderborn (DE)

Publications

2021 Publiek Park Walking Guide, Catalog Publiek Park, Young Friends of S.M.A.K.

Education:

2009 – 2013: bachelor of Arts Education, School of Arts (NL)

2013 – 2016: bachelor of Fine Arts, KASK, School of Arts, Ghent (BE)

2016 – 2018: master of Fine Arts, KASK, School of Arts, Ghent (BE)

  • 2017 januari to june: Erasmus exchange, EKA kunstiakadeemia, Tallinn (EE)