Biography

Born in Assen, The Netherlands 1970.Lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands Education 1989 - 1994Academy of Fine Arts Rotterdam Solo Exhibitions 2020Zweiheit, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe2019Juul Kraijer, Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire, Paris2017Chimaera, Huis Marseille Museum Voor Fotografie, Amsterdam2016Juul Kraijer. Drawings and Photographs, Vadehra art Gallery, New Delhi2015Juul Kraijer - Drawings, sculptures, photographs and videoworks, Drents Museum and CBK Drenthe, Assen2014Monica De Cardenas, ZuozThe Wapping Project /Bankside, The Bishop's Palace, LondonKunsthalle Giessen, Giessen, Germany2010Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi2009Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, The Netherlands2008Kewenig Galerie, Cologne2007Monica De Cardenas, Milano2006Palais fuer Aktuelle Kunst, Glueckstadt, Germany (with Charlotte Schleiffert)Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

2005Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany (with Jitka Hanzlova)2004Cobra Museum voor-Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, The NetherlandsNew Drawings, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano2003Nieuwe Tekeningen, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam10 jaar studies; 50 tekeningen op klein formaat, Tekenen des Tijds,'s-Hertogenbosch,NLTegninger, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen2001Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Kabinet Overholland2000TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands1999Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam1998Made in India, Galerie Akinci, AmsterdamUnisono 6, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The NetherlandsStedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands1997Galerie Akinci, AmsterdamGalerie Akinci, Art Cologne; Förderkoje1995De Gele Rijder, Arnhem, The Netherlands Selected Group Exhibitions 2019Intriguing Uncertainties, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Parkview Museum, BeijingIntriguing Uncertainties, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Parkview Museum, Singapore2018Contemporary drawings, Prix de dessin Guerlain, curated by Astrid Ilhe and René Zechlin, ParisThe Line Up: The power of drawing, curated by Marja Bosma and Robbie Cornelissen, Centraal Museum, UtrechtUncertainties - Improbabilities, curated by Lorand Hegy, Hopstreet Gallery, BrusselsSensorium, Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts, Panaji, IndiaDie Zweite Haut, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg Hau, Germany2017Oog in Oog. Topstukken, Stedelijk Museum SchiedamEigentijds Vervlochten met MIJ, Museum IJsselstein, The NetherlandsImages d'invraisemblances. Juul Kraijer et Didier Trenet, Galerie Papillon, Paris2016KIASMA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, HelsinkiIntrigantes Incertitudes, Musée d'Art Modern et Contemporain, Saint-EtienneVadehra Art Gallery, India Art Fair, New DelhiPhotography Extended III, Museum Het Valkhof, NijmegenVernieuwd Verleden, CODA Museum, ApeldoornTHE SECOND SKIN, Nature - Clothing, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg2015Methamorphoses. Ovid in Contemporary Art, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, EnschedeImpulses in Drawing, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi2014Come little friend, Schloss Agathernburg, Agathernburg, GermanyFrom your eyes only, Kunstmuseum Basel, BaselTussenbeelden, Schunck, Heerlen, The NetherlandsNatuurkracht, CODA Museum, Apeldoom, The Netherlands2013Theatre du Monde, La Maison Rouge, ParisThe Rediscovery of the World, Huis Marseille Museum for photography, AmsterdamVadehra Art Gallery. India Art Fair, New DelhiSinger Museum Laren, The NetherlandsVadehra Art Gallery. Art Basel Hong KongMuseum Boijmans van Beuningen, RotterdamHuis Marseille Museum for Photography, AmsterdamThe San Diego Art Institute, San Diego2012Vadehra Art Gallery. India Art Fair, New DelhiGoddelijk 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, AustraliaFiguurlijk, Museum Hilversum, The NetherlandsAvant-gardes. De collectie van de Triton Foundation, Kunsthal, Rotterdam2011MONANISM, Museum of Old and New Art Tasmania, AustraliaDazzle the evil eye, Kunsthal KADE Amersfoort, The NetherlandsAll About Drawing 100 Nederlandse Kunstenaars, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The NetherlandsOn Papier, Gem Den Haag, The Netherlands2010Faces, Monica De Cardenas, MilanoThe Secret Lives of Trees, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, ZuozEnigma, Tent, RotterdamIn Time. John Currin, Etienne Pressager, Rares Victor, Victor Remmer, Juul Kraijer, Musee departemental du Sel de Marsal, Vic sur SeilleHortus Medicus, Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth, Schlosshof Bodenburg2009The 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 VerzottiOn Paper, Monica De Cardenas, ZuozOphelia. Sehnsucht, melancholie en doodsverlangen, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem,The Netherlands.Kewenig Galerie. Artbrussels, Brussels2008Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Museum Schloss Moyland,Bedburg-Hau, GermanyThe Hands of Art, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, GentLa nave dei folli, Curated by Cristiano Bernhard and Andrea Fogli, Studio Angeletti, RomaDrawing Sculpture. N.N. Rimzon, Tushar Joag, Juul Kraijer , Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, MumbaiDiana and Actaion-the forbidden sight of nudity, Museum Kunst Palast, DüsseldorfKewenig Galerie. Art Basel, MiamiGemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands2007Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Istituto Universitario Olandese di Storia dell'Arte, FirenzeContour, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, The Netherlands1 st Anniversary Exhibition, Galerie Mirchandani+Steinruecke, MumbaiSongs of Innocence and Aggression. National Gallery of Macedonia,SkopiaArt Basel, Basel Monica De CardenasSymbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt- Museum, Wuppertal, D2006Into Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Institut Neérlandais, ParisLend me Your Ear, Kunstverein Badsalzdetfurth, GermanyTwice Drawn, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New YorkFIAC, Paris, Monica De CardenasARS 06, Sense of the Real, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, HelsinkiThe Armory Show, New York, Monica De CardenasArt Basel, Basel, Monica De Cardenas2005H x B x D= de Rabo Kunstcollective Gemeentenmuseum Den HaagThe Armory Show, New York, Monica De CardenasArt Basel, Basel, Monica De CardenasSlow Art. Zeitgenössige Kunst aus den Niederlanden und Flandern,Museum Kunst Palast, DüsseldorfDe Balthus a Zeller. Obra sobre panel, Michel Soskine Inc., MadridInto Drawing. Contemporary Dutch Drawings, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland/Apeldoorns Museum CODA, The Netherland2004Comportamientos actuales del dibujo- Arte Termita Contra Elephante Blanco, Museo ICO, MadridVerzameling Hedendaagse Tekeningen van de Provincie Utrecht, Centraal Museum UtrechtArt Basel, Basel, Monica De CardenasIl Bello e le Bestie. Del Divenire Animale, MART, RoveretoAnimaux. Von Tieren und Meschen, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, CHHet Offer, De Beyerd, Breda2003The Seven Year Itch, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam2002Contemporary Art from The Netherlands, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am MainPer Saldo, 100 works from the ABN AMRO Collection, Noordbrabants MuseumBody Double, Galerie Rob de Vries, Haarlem, The NetherlandsArtists from India and The Netherlands, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai2001Dutch Glory, Kabinet Overholland, Stedelijk Museum, AmsterdamMobile Wall System 1996, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, RotterdamRecent acquisitions in the department of drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New YorkBollywood Has Arrived, Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands2000Helder, Dordrechts Museum, DordrechtJuul Kraijer Susan Turcot, Estudio Helga de Alvear, Madrid1999Youthquake, W139, Amsterdam1998Vrouwelijke kunstenaars in museumcollecties, Grote Kerk, Den HaagThe Best of 1993-1998 Kunstacademie Rotterdam, Kunsthal RotterdamNeuro-artonomy, Erasmus Universiteit, RotterdamDe Versnellig, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The NetherlandsTien jaar Charlotte Köhler Prijs, Arti et Amicitiae, AmsterdamDe vele gezichten van de bank,ABN AMRO, Den Haag, The Netherlands1997Prix Nouvelles Images, Den HaagPersonal Absurdities Galerie Gebauer, Berlin1994Genomineerden Zuidhollandse Beeldende Kunstprijs voor AcademieverlatersMuseum Het Catharina gasthuis Gouda, The Netherlands. Grants and Awards 2012Basisstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands2009Thérèse van Duyl-Schwartze Portrait Prize, The Netherlands2004Philip Morris Art Prize 20043 months working period in the European Ceramic Centre, s'-Hertogenbosch2001-023 months working period in India studyng traditional woodcarving2000Pendrecht Cultuur Prize1999Travel grant India, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands1998Basisstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands1997Gerard Hordijk Travel Grant to Thiruvananthapuram, IndiaStartstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The NetherlandsCharlotte Köhler Prize, The Netherlands1995Startstipendium, Mondriaan Foundation, The Netherlands1994Documentation grant Erasmus Foundation, The Netherlands Selecte Public Collections ABN AMRO Art Collection, The NetherlandsDe Nederlandsche Bank, AmsterdamDeutsche Bank, Frankfurt am MainFondation Louis Vuitton, ParisFries Museum, LeeuwardenGemeentemuseum Den HaagHuis Marseille Museum for Photography, AmsterdamING Bank, The NetherlandsKiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, HelsinkiKupferstichkabinett BerlinMuseum of Modern Art, N.Y.C.Museum Kunst Palast, DüsseldorfMuseum Moderner Kunst ViennaMuseum of Old and New Art, TasmaniaMuseum Boijmans van Beuningen, RotterdamMuseum Overholland, The NetherlandsDrents Museum, The NetherlandsRabo Bank Art Collection, The NetherlandsProvincie Utrecht Contemporary Drawings Collection, The NetherlandsStedelijk Museum SchiedamStedelijk Museum Het Domein, SittardTeylers 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, 2014Juul Kraijer. 113 reproductions, texts by Wilma Sütö, Véronique Baar and Juul Kraijer, published by Freem, Rotterdam, 2009Juul 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 NetherlandsDe Hydra. 28 reproductions and a text by the artist, published by the artist, 1998Juul Kraijer, Tekeningen / Drawings 1993-1994, text: Anton van Gemert, published by the artist, 1994 Selected Books Drawing People, Roger Malbert. Thames & Hudson, 2015Walk the Line. The Art of Drawing, text: Marc Valli, Ana Ibarra. Laurence King Publishing, 2013Wijd Open Ogen, Gijsbert van der Wal. De Bezige Bij, 2013Goddelijk 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, 2008Diana 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