C.V. AUKJE KOKS
NL, Lives and works in Brussels since 2010

EDUCATION
2007/2008 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten / Dutch Ministry of Education Culture and Science,
Amsterdam, NL
2002 Academie St. Joost, Breda, NL

RESIDENCIES
2019 Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Woning van Wassenhove, BE
2018 SOLO Zomerresidentie, Machelen aan de Leie, BE
2018 Het Glazen Huis, Lommel, BE
2014 Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, AU
2013 CCA Andratx, Mallorca, SP
2010/2011 Wiels, center for contemporary art Brussels, BE
2009 Meetfactory international centre of contemporary art, Prague, CZ

PRIZES
2012 Wolvecamp prize, Stichting Heartpool
2005 Stichting Koninklijk Paleis, Amsterdam, NL – Koninklijke Subsidie voor Vrije Schilderkunst – Royal
Prize for Painting

NOMINATIONS
2012 Illy Prize 2012

GRANTS / STIPENDS
2015 Mondriaan Fund, Stipendium established artists
2012 Mondriaan Fonds, NL, Project grant for exhibition Time, Trade & Travel
2009 Fonds BKVB, NL, Stipendium emerging artists
2008 Mr. Rob Defares, NL, in collaboration with Rijksakademie
2007 Stichting Dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds, NL, in collaboration with Rijksakademie
2007 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, NL, Peter Paul Peterich Fonds, in collaboration with Rijksakademie
2005 Fonds BKVB, NL, Stipendium emerging artists.

BIBLIOGRAPHY (STRICT SELECTION)
2017 NRC newspaper, Aukje Koks weigert zich te beperken, H. den Hartog Jager
2016 NRC newspaper, Echte luxaflex voor een nepuitzicht, S. Smets
2016 De illusies van Aukje Koks vervelen nooit, A. van Leeuwen
2015 Ways of Being, publicatie with publisher Onomatopee
2015 Metropolis M, Ways of being, D. Ruyters
2014 La Libre Belgique, Reflets du jeune art emergent, C.Lorent
2012 Blouin Artinfo magazine, FIAC report, N. Hartvig
2012 Kunstuur, television
2012 Maitresses d'Illusion, Agenda Magazine, S. Steverlynck
2012 Artslant, interview by Andrea Alessi

COLLECTIONS
Museumcollections ;
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Caldic Collection - Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar. Long term loan: Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
Company collections ;
Central European Bank in Frankfurt, ING Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank, Aegon, Fontys, Simmons
Contemporary - London, and others.
Private collections ;
Sanders Collection, Collection Hugo & Carla Brown, Collection Joseph Kouli, and others.

TEACHING/ LECTURING
2019 ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels, guest tutor
2015-2019 KABK Royal academy of The Hague, tutor
2013 Frank Mohr Instituut MFA, Groningen, guest tutor
2013 Artez, Arnhem, Rijksgecommitteerde, guest tutor
2012/2013 HKU, Utrecht, tutor

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2018 Kantine, Brussels BE – Inscape at Sunrise, group exhibition around painting with Carlotta Bailly-
Borg,
Vanessa Disler, Rémi Lambert, Fiona Mackay , Gijs Milius , Nancy Moreno, curated by Perri
MacKenzie and Aukje Koks.
2014 Onomatopee Eindhoven NL – Didn't Know But Knew It All Along, group exhibition with Feiko
Beckers, Carlotta Bailly-Borg, Alejandro Cesarco, Lynne Cohen, Theo Cowley.
2006 Still Wet, group painting exhibition
2006 Still Wet II, group painting exhibition
OTHER
2007-2018 Occasional curatorial projects
2016 Founder of Flections.net
2010 Co-founder and part of artist collective 'projectGoleb' Amsterdam, NL
2009- 2012 Writer for Endless Lowlands artist blog
2006 Bandmember The Legs, NL

SOLO/DUO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2019 De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, NL – Force Majeure
2018 SOLO zomerresidentie, Machelen aan de Leie, BE
2017 Galerie Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam, NL – With
2017 Feeelings, Brussel, BE – Mo ma me mi mu you me, me you, duo with Agata Jastrzabek
2016 Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, NL – Pure Positive Energy
2014 Croxhapox, Gent, BE, duo with Paulien Oltheten
2014 Akkuh/Wolvecampprijs, Enschede, NL
2013/14 Galerie Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam, NL – Somewhere between a rock and a pudding
2013 Out of Focus, curatorial project by Ariella Yedgar and Rosie Cooper, GB – Wallet’s Oracle
2012 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, NL
2012 MOT International, Brussel, BE duo with Philomene Pirecki
2011 Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL – Manieren
2011 Wiels, center for contemporary art, project room, Brussels, BE – Fraud, abscence, impossibility,
duo with Istvan Ist Huzjan
2011 Cultuurcentrum Strombeek/Grimbergen, BE, duo with Roger Raveel
2010 Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana, SI, duo with Istvan Ist Huzjan
2009 Lokaal 01, Antwerp, BE
2009 Meetfactory , Prague, CZ – Finished and forgotten scenes and situations
2008 Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL – Take illusion apart, add reality
2006 Dubbelbee Galerie (former Loerakker galerie), Amsterdam, NL
2006 Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, NL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2019 Galerie Stigter van Doesburg, NL
– Wall Based Wall
2019 Feeelings at Poppositions, Brussels, BE
2018 Jozsa Gallery, Brussels, BE – Odette: Private Appearances
2017 Une, Une, Une, Perpignan, FR – Pinceau et Canapé, curated by Constance Barrere Dangleterre
2017 Centre d'Art Contemporain Chanot, Clamart FR – La Vie, Mode d'Emploi
2017 Greylight Projects, Brussels, BE
2017 A Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Amsterdam, NL
2017 Art Rotterdam with Galerie Stigter van Doesburg, NL
2016 Parcours privé de la FIAC, Parijs, FR – 10 ans de collection de Joseph Kouli
2016 Lokaal 01 - Here’s to being 23
2016 Stichting Heartpool – 10th Wolvecamp prize
2016 Stigter van Doesburg gallery, NL – It’s not your painting I like, it’s your painting
2016 Villa Empain/ Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, BE – Cinemaximiliaan
2016 Z33, Hasselt, BE – Cinemaximiliaan
2016 Fontys art collection, NL – Diepzwart
2015 Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Milan IT, – Forme e Antiforme, curated by Hans de Wolf
2015 H18, Brussels, BE, – After, curated by Agata Jastrzabek
2015 Riot, Gent, BE – The Edition Show
2015 Art Brussels, BE, with Stigter van Doesburg gallery
2015 Art Rotterdam, NL – Tafels. Publication presentations curated by Luc Derycke and Maaike
Lauwaert.
2015 Onomatopee project space, NL – Didn’t know but knew it all along
2015 Fontys art collection NL, – Zoek Licht
2015 Maison Gregoire, Brussels, BE – Won’t you not see? curated by Emmanuel Lambion
2014 Le Moinsun, Paris, FR – Grey skies and sunny dispositions, curated by The Ister
2014 Wiels, Brussels, BE – During the exhibition, the studio will be close, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti
2014 Yoko Uhoda gallery / Uhoda collection, Liege, BE – Trailers for the future
2014 Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht – wall paintings
2014 Croxhapox, Gent, BE
2014 Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, NL – Het landschap en de romantische verleiding
2014 Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, NL – Complex images
2014 Jan van Eyck academie, Maastricht, NL
2014 38CC, Delft, NL - Repeat 2.0, herhaling baart kunst
2013 Standards Expositions, Rennes, FR - Plus jamais seul
2013 Broadcast gallery Dublin, IE / Voorkamer Lier, BE – Dublin Doubles
2013 Het Paviljoen, Gent, BE - Forms fell to pieces, met Kato Six
2013 Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse, NL – Collectie Hugo & Carla Brown
2013 Mains d'Oeuvres, Saint Ouen, France - Collection Joseph Kouli
2012 Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana – Time, Trade & Travel
2012 Wiels, center for contemporary art, Brussels, BE – benefit auction
2012 Testbed, London, GB – Reconnaissance, Dutch Collectors’ Eyes & Some of the Places They Look
2012 Akkuh, Hengelo – Wolvecamp prize
2012 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL – Secret Postcards
2012 Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), NL – Time Trade & Travel
2012 Autocenter, Berlin, DE – Objects of Dismissal
2011 Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht, NL – What's Up
2011 Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL – Patchwork
2010 De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), NL – Aanwinsten 2010: een keuze
2010 Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, NL – We like 6%
2010 Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, BE – veiling
2010 Stichting Outline, Amsterdam, NL – Presenteert
2010 Watou art festival, Watou, BE, curated by Joost Declercq for Museum Dhondt Dhaenens
2010 Kunz/Vis/Gonzalez projectspace, Chicago IL., USA – Angels
2010 Mini Market @ Magazijn, Galerie Diana Stigter, NL
2010 Dada Post, Berlin, DE – Youth Cult
2010 Galerie im regierungsviertel/Forgotten Bar project, Berlin, DE – Protection
2009 Secondroom/Zennestraat 17, Brussels, BE – A certain Proposition
2009 Meetfactory, Prague, CZ – Csakany, Koks, Kruithof, Tarr
2009 Galerie LUMC, Leiden, NL – Nieuwe Schilders
2008 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL – Open ateliers
2008 Rijksakademie / Projectspace Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, NL – North vs. South
2007 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL – Open Ateliers
2007 Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, Den Bosch, NL – Succes
2006 GIST Galerie voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Brummen, NL – Still wet II
2006 Gebouw F, Breda, NL – Still wet I
2006 KUS-Festival, Breda, NL, Chasse Theater
2005 GEM, museum voor actuele kunst, Den Haag, NL – Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst