Alex Jacobs

Alex Jacobs

Rotterdam, Zuid Holland, Netherlands

About Alex Jacobs

1973 Vlaardingen. lives and works in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. From 2007 also working as V&B together with Ellemieke Schoenmaker (vandb.info)

Founder of the Bcademie.nl a post graduate artschool.

Education

BA Sculpture 1995-2000 AKI akademie voor kunst en industrie Enschede.
Sculpture 1999-2000 Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
Fine Art 1998 North Karelian Politechnic in Joensuu, Finland

Events

Upcoming:

Bcademie Graduation Show @Garage Rotterdam.

https://www.facebook.com/events/620345675130713/

www.bcademie.nl

Exhibitions

V & B (Alex Jacobs en Ellemieke Schoenmaker) live and work in Rotterdam.

Solo Exhibitions:

2018 SCOPE artfair, Booth Jaap Sleper, Basel
2016 The Grace of Maybe, Concordia, Enschede
2015 This Artfair, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
2014 179 Easy Steps to a Masterpiece, former Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht
2014 179 Easy Steps to a Masterpiece, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, US

Group Exhibitions:

2019 Off Grid, Outsight Gallery, Amsterdam
2019 CO/LAB IV, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles
2019 Art Rotterdam Week, K&C, Rotterdam

2018 This Art Fair, Amber Solo Gallery, Amsterdam
2018 A Contemporary Recapitulation of 4 Optimistic Attitudes. (The Better me), AK24, Utrecht
2018 Perennial Art, O Tannenbaum, Berlin, Germany
2018 On My Way to The Galactic Supermarket, Need Anything?, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2018 Project Platforms, Booth Bcademie, Athens
2018 ArtRotterdam week, K&C, Rotterdam
2018 Jetzt Schlägt Dreizehn, Bcademie, Rotterdam
2018 Art Swap, Galerie Hommes, Rotterdam
2018 Veiling de Aanschouw, TENT, Rotterdam

2017 Holland, TENT, Rotterdam
2017 Grenswerk 2017, Mom artspace, Hamburg

2016 ATC*, Martin Blerk Gallery, Antwerpen

2015 Romeo Echo Alpha Lima, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlijn, Duitsland
2015 Rotterdam Contemporary, Best of Kralingen, Slaakhuys, Rotterdam
2015 KunstRAI, Booth galerie with tsjalling/Ongekend Annelien Kers, Amsterdam
2015 Under the Coke Sign, SBK Dordrecht.
2015 Social Peek, Galerie Beerenberg, Druten
2015 Shift & Drift, TENT. Rotterdam
2015 Grim, galerie with tsjalling, Groningen.
2015 we like art@ Art Rotterdam.

2014 I am not doing anything until I feel the need, De Nederlandse Bank, Amsterdam
2014 Start Buying Art, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
2014 BredaPhoto, Der Wanderer, Museum of the Image, Breda
2014 MAS Attack, Vast Space Project, Las Vegas, US
2014 Kunst4Kids, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Prijzen/opdrachten/beurzen

2018 Research and Development Grant, CBK Rotterdam
2015 Proven Talent Grant, Mondriaan fonds, Amsterdam
2012 Winner AVRO television show ‘In search of the New Rembrandt’.
2012 Design for a series of 5 euro coins, Ministry of Finance, Den Haag.
2012 Research and Development Grant, CBK Rotterdam
2011 The Fair Maiden, Commission Public Sculpture for The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service, Groningen
2010 Basic Grant, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2010 Production Grant Foundation Stokroos, Utrecht
2010 Holland and Painting, design 5 euro coin, Ministry of Finance, Den Haag.
2010 Commission Public Sculpture, New History, Flevoland
2008 Winner of the Royal painting prize presented by her majesty Queen Beatrix.
2008 Nominated for the Charlotte van Pallandt sculpture prize.
2008 Nominated for the Young Sculptor Award, Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation, Milan

Collecties:

Museum Voorlinden, Caldic Collection, De Heus-Zomer, Central Museum Utrecht. VU, Medical centre, Amsterdam. AKZO NOBEL Art foundation. The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service, Groningen, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, Italy. CBK Rotterdam, The Hague. SBK, Amsterdam. Aegon Art Collection, Den Haag. National en international private collections.

Residencies:

2014 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, USA
2009 Post 15, Pécsbagota, Hongarije
2009 GlogauAir, Berlijn, Duitsland
2007/08 RAID Projects, Los Angeles, USA

Other:

2018-nu Founder Amber Solo Gallery.
2015-nu Founder and CEO Bcademie Foundation
2010-nu Board member Foundation Kunst en Complex, studiocomplex in Rotterdam
2017-18 Team V&B, Bcademie tutor-team
2013-18 Multiple Lectures and Workshops, St Joost, Breda, Den Bosch Aki, Enschede.
2013 Tutor 3rd year students KABK, Den Haag

2012/2013 Professor Autonomous Art 3rd en 4th year students, Artez Hoge school voor Kunsten,
2011-2017 Founder and Curator at KC Basement exhilitionspace Kunst en Complex
2011-2014 Re:Rotterdam, founder and curator of an alternative Artfair.
2003-2016 Board member Foundation Tupajumi, Creator and Curator.