b. 1987
Lives and works in London (UK) and Krommenie (NL)

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Education / Residencies
2019 MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London (UK)
2019 Exchange Semester, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (DE)
2017 Participant at Pilotenkueche AiR, Spinnerei, Leipzig (DE)
2010 BA Photography, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL)
2009 Internship at Anne de Vries, Amsterdam (NL), Berlin (DE)
2009 Internship at Jaap Scheeren, Amsterdam (NL), New York (USA)

Selected Exhibitions
2023 group    Art on Paper Brussels, Galerie Bart, Brussels (BE)
2023 group    Friendly Painters, DnA Gallera, Rotterdam (NL)
2023 solo       Got So Much To Tell You, Galerie Bart, Amsterdam (NL)
2023 group    Art on Paper, Galerie Bart, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam (NL)
2022 group   Lustrum Frestonian, Frestonian Gallery, London (UK)
2022 group   Amsterdam Art Week, Capital C, Amsterdam (NL)
2022 solo       Layer 149, Overschilderschilderij, De Aanschouw, Rotterdam (NL)
2021 solo        Metaphorically Speaking, Frestonian Gallery, London (UK)
2021 solo        Play Doh’s Cave, Galerie Bart, Amsterdam (NL)
2020 group   Il Salotto di Plato (postponed), Eve Leibe Gallery, London (UK)
2019 group   Velvet Ropes/GIFC, travelling show (EU/USA)
2019 duo        Budinskyfonds, Het Weefhuis, Zaandijk (NL)
2019 group   Tassilo Usner, Parallel Art Fair, Vienna (AT)
2019 group    Degree Show, Royal Collge of Art, London (UK)
2019 group    Splodge, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London (UK)
2019 group     Art without Borders, The Herrick Gallery, London (UK)
2019 group     Absinthe §1, Collective Ending, London (UK)
2019 group     Sculpture Petting Zoo, Hockney Gallery, London (UK)
2018 group     Can’t Touch This, Chalton Gallery, London (UK)
2018 group     Extended Call Pt.3, Subsidiary Projects, London (UK)
2018 group     One night stand, Frame, London (UK)
2018 group     Thumbnails, Hockney Gallery, London (UK)
2018 group     Work in Progress, Royal College of Art, London (UK)
2017 group     We take no responsibility, Galerie der HFBK, Hamburg (DE)
2017 group     Goodbye Horses, Pilotenkueche, Spinnerei, Leipzig (DE)
2016 group     Exquisite, Gallery Bipolar, Leipzig (DE)
2016 group     Space Invaders, Salon Similde, Leipzig (DE)
2015 solo         Between Rocks, The Toilet Gallery, Rotterdam (NL)
2014 solo         Who told you a mountain? Exo, The Hague (NL)
2014 group     Fitax1000 at Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam (NL)
2012 group     Present your Artworld, W139, Amsterdam (NL)
2012 group     TOT 4, Booklaunch, &FOAM, Amsterdam (NL)
2011 group     Pleased to meet you, Seelevel Gallery & ACF, Amsterdam (NL)
2010 solo        Curving landscapes, de Aanschouw, Rotterdam (NL)
2010 group     Kleur02, Dek22, Rotterdam (NL)
2010 group     Mooi, eindexamententoonstelling, KABK (NL)

Nominations / Grants
2021 Mondriaan Fund, project grant, Amsterdam (NL)
2020 A-N Time Space Money, London (UK)
2019 Budinskyfonds, Zaandijk (NL)
2018 Royal Collge of Art continuation fund, London (UK)
2018 Scholarship, Niemeijer Fonds, Amsterdam (NL)
2017 Scholarship, Hendrik Muller Fonds, Den Haag (NL)
2017 Scholarship, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Amsterdam (NL)
2016 Pro Onderzoek, Research grant, Stroom, The Hague (NL)
2015 Pro Deo, various studio visits, Stroom, The Hague (NL)
2014 Foam Talent Award, shortlisted, Amsterdam (NL)
2011 Publication grant, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam (NL)

2019 Forming and Folding of Space, interview, ArtMaze Magazine online (UK)
2019 Kunst als ‘Visuele Rebussen’, interview, Noord-Hollands Dagblad (NL)
2019 Play Doh’s Cave, self-published, London (UK)
2019 Winter Issue, ArtMaze Magazine, London (UK)
2017 Interview with Kate Mothes at YNGSPC, online (USA)
2011 24,95, self-published with TOT collective, &FOAM, Amsterdam (NL)

Related activities

2019 - 2020 Talks, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL)
2019  Visiting Lecturer at Ruskin, University of Oxford (UK)
2018  Visiting Lecturer at Northhampton University of Art (UK)
2017 - now Technician, Frame London (UK)
2009 - 2016 Volunteer, Projectspace 1646, The Hague (NL)
2012 - 2013 Production, Wander Artist-in-Recidency, The Hague (NL)
2010 - 2013 Artist member of TOT collective , Amsterdam (NL)

                                                                                                                                                Photo’s of 2021 works by Benjamin Deakin