Curriculum Vitae – Mark Grootes

Curriculum Vitae – Mark Grootes

Exhibitions:

01/2022 °The Beholder° a collaboration with Tom Hallet (with an artistic text written by Koi Persyn) at artist run space Pfand, Brussels (BE)

10/2021 Leviathan permanent work at artist run space Pleasure Island, Oostende (BE)

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

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)

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) Shared prize winner

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:

04/2022 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)

06/2022 Family Business retrospective group show of all the four Family Business exhibitions, Komplot, Brussels (BE)

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)