C O L E T T E   C L E E R E N





                       Born in Hasselt. Belgium       

                                                                     

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection )

The National Art Center . Tokyo . Japan . 2020

U-Forum Museum . Tokyo . Japan . 2019

Watarase Shizenkan . Gunma . Japan . 2019

Galerie Otokogura . Gunma . Japan . 2019

Galerie Vivant . Ginza . Tokyo . Japan . 2019

Galerie Hiyakushiyou . Kanagawa . Japan . 2019

7th Guanlan International Print Biennial . China . 2019

Belfius . Antwerpen . Veerle Rooms Foundation . 2019

2nd International Print Biennale Yerevan 2019. Armenia . 2019

9th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro . Invitation Exhibition . Douro . Portugal . 2018

2nd International Triennial Contemporary Graphic Art . State Art museum Novosibirsk . Siberia . 2018

Kunst van de Baan . De Warmste Week . Vlaamse Overheid Departement MOW . veiling  beschilderd verkeersbord . 2017

8th International Graphic Art Biennial Splitgraphic 2017 . Split . Croatia . 2017

6th Guanlan International Print Biennial . short-listed . China . 2017

MULTIPLY . curated by LIKE . Kasteelpleinstraat 32 . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2017

3rd Global Print 2017 . Invitation Exhibition . Douro . Portugal . 2017

First International Print Biennial Yerevan . Artists' Union of Armenia . Yerevan . Armenia . 2017

International Print Triennial Krakow-Falun . Dalarnas Museum . Falun . Sweden . 2016 - 2017

RAGS . Blanco . Gent . Belgium . 2016

18th International Print Biennial Varna . Boris Georgiev Varna City Art Gallery . Bulgaria . 2015

Belgium - Japan . Museum of Nature . Watarase Shizenkan . Japan . 2015

Belgium - Japan . International Print Exchange Exhibition . U-Forum Contemporary Art museum . Kunitachi City . Tokyo . Japan . 2015

Cadavre Exquis . C.C. Zwaneberg . Heist-op-den-Berg . Belgium . 2015

1st René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking . BELvue Museum . Brussel . Belgium . 2015

3rd Contest Graphic Arts Foundation Hilde Demedts . Museum van Deinze & de Leiestreek . Belgium . 2014

Poste Restante . Quest 21 . Brussel . Belgium . 2014

7th International Printmaking Biennial . Invitation Exhibition . Douro . Portugal . 2014

An Ax to Art . C.C. De Bijl . Zoersel . Belgium . 2014

Ist das Kunst oder kann das weg . Ivonne . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2013

6th Engraving Biennial Saint-Maur . Musée de Saint-Maur . France . 2013

Icondata . Global Virtual Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art . International Print Triennial Society . Krakow . 2013

4th Guanlan International Print Biennial . China . 2013

Global Print 2013 . Invitation Exhibition . Lamego Museum . Douro Museum . Portugal . 2013

Where is Printmaking? In Search of New Meanings . Opole Contemporary Art Gallery . Poland . 2013

International Print Triennial - MTG Krakow 2012 . Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery . Poland . 2012

Painting & Mixed Media Exhibition . Lessedra Gallery . Sofia . Bulgaria . 2012

Fusion . International Contemporary Intaglio Invitation Exhibition . traveling . Guanlan . Shenzen . Beijing . Shanghai . China . 2012

Artists in Residence . Frans Masereel Centre . Kasterlee . Belgium. 2012

Theo Gallery . Antwerpen . 2012 Solo

Gallery De Queeste . Watou. Belgium . 2012

Remains . gallery Martin van Blerk . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2011

Hoogland-Laagland . Library Fribourg . Switserland . 2011

Hoogland-Laagland . Bibliotheca Wittockiana . Brussel .  Belgium . 2011

Collecting . Library Van Abbemuseum . Eindhoven . The Netherlands . 2011

Transmission . galerie TzarArt . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2011

Congo Revisited .  galerie TzarArt . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2010

Cadixroute . affiche-project . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2010

Op het eerste gezicht – at first sight .  museum ’t Toreke . Tienen . Belgium . 2010

Fenomenale Feminateek – L.P.Boon’s collection by Jon & Ibe . La Riva . vzw Den Tunnel . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2009

7th Britisch International Mini Print Exhibition . Printmakers Council . London . 2009

Hout/Lover – Steen/Zand . LiterGra . Library . Kris Lambert . Oostende . 2009

BLUE . MuchaboutArt . Brussel . Belgium . 2009

Hout-Lover/Laub-Holz . Frans Masereel Centre . Kasterlee . Belgium . 2008

Holz und Laub . Landesbibliothek Vaduz . Liechtenstein - Hout-Lover/Laub-Holz . Frans Masereel Centre . Kasterlee . Belgium . 2008

If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution - Video Speakers Corner . MUHKA . Antwerpen . Belgium . 2008

GROOT {gedrukt} (MAXI PRINT) Culture Centre . Hasselt . Belgium . 2007

EEN ANDERE NATUUR? (ANOTHER NATURE?). Municipal Museum – Zwijgershoek . Sint-Niklaas . Belgium . 2007

Biennial of Printmaking . Saint-Maur . France .  2007

XIII Biennial of Printmaking . Sarcelles . France . 2007

9th International Biennial of Printmaking . Caixanova . Ourense . Spain . 2007

International Manifestation of the Graphic Arts Ilse Frankenthal . The Netherlands . 2003/2006

Centre of Print Production ENGRAMME . Quebec . Canada . 2005

Graphic Arts in Flanders .  Municipal Museum . Aalst . Belgium . 2005

International Print Biennial . Varna . Bulgaria . 2005

International Travelling Exhibition . Graphic Arts on the Border 3) . Belgium and The Netherlands . 2002/2003/2004

Jack Health Gallery-University of Natal . Pietermaritzburg . S-Africa . 2003

30th anniversary of the Frans Masereel Centre . Kasterlee . Belgium . 2003

LE TRAIT . Cite des Arts . Paris . France . 1994/1997/2001/2003

Printmaking Biennial. aRamonAStudio . New York City . 2003

The Prize of The Province of Vlaams-Brabant for Fine Arts . Leuven . Belgium . 2003

In Dialogue with Veerle Rooms – International Printmaking . KBC Tower .  Antwerpen . Belgium . 2002

3rd Egyptian International Print Triennial . Cairo . Egypt . 1999

International Biennial of Contemporary Printmaking . Trois-Rivières . Canada . 1999

Living Art after Death . Stellingwerff-Waerdenhof Museum . Hasselt . Belgium . 1998

PRENTENMAAKSTERS . Municipal Museum – Zwijgershoek . Sint-Niklaas . Belgium . 1996

International Manifestation of theGraphic Arts . Nantes . France . 1990

TRACE . Contemporary Printmaking in France – Kala Institute . Berkeley . USA . 1985

F.I.A.P . Paris . France . 1986

 

AWARDS (selection)                  

2015  2nd Laureate of The International Prize for Printmaking René Carcan 2014 . Brussel . Belgium

1996   1st Prize ANTO-DIEZ Graphic Arts . Bredene . Belgium

1995   Cultural Distinction of the Province of Limburg . Belgium

1994   2nd Prize ANTO-DIEZ Graphic Arts . Bredene . Belgium

           Laureate of the national contest of Graphic Arts . BOOT . Tielrode . Belgium

1986   Distinction of Honour . Sport & Art . BOZAR . Brussel . Belgium

1979   Prize of the City of Leuven . Belgium

                

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Province of Limburg . Belgium

Province of Vlaams-Brabant . Belgium

Louvain City .  Belgium

Detmold City . Germany

Tbilissi Museum . Republic of Georgia

Kunst in Huis . Belgium and The Netherlands

A & A - Art and Integration - Hasselt-Stevoort . Belgium

Stellingwerff-Waerdenhof . Museum . Hasselt . Belgium

Museum of Fine Arts . Antwerp . Belgium

The Flemish Community . Flanders . Belgium

The International Graphic Centre Frans Masereel . Kasterlee . Belgium

The VLAO Collection . Brussels . Belgium

Bibliotheca Wittockiana . Brussel . Belgium

Van Abbemuseum . Eindhoven . The Netherlands

Guanlan Original Printmaking Base . China

MTG Krakow . Poland

Douro Printmaking Collection . Portugal

Collection of the 1st International Print Biennale Yerevan . Armenia


         

STUDIES

Graphic Arts .  Sint-Lucaspaviljoen . Antwerpen . Belgium

Graphic Arts and Painting . Municipal Academy of Fine Arts . Hasselt . Belgium

Specialisation in different print studios in Antwerpen . Amsterdam .  Leuven . Hasselt and in the International Frans Masereel Graphic Centre . Kasterlee . Belgium

Artist in Residency . Guanlan Original Printmaking Base . 2013 . China