MAARTEN VAN ROY

1985 born in Bonheiden, Belgium
lives and works in Cologne

  • Maarten Van Roy / Marcel Hiller, French Kiss * German Angst, Installation view, Club Memling, Belgian House, 2015, photo: Martin Plüddemann
  • Maarten Van Roy / Marcel Hiller, French Kiss * German Angst, Installation view, Club Memling, Belgian House, 2015, photo: Martin Plüddemann
  • Maarten Van Roy / Marcel Hiller, French Kiss * German Angst, Installation view, Club Memling, Belgian House, 2015, photo: Martin Plüddemann
  • Maarten Van Roy / Marcel Hiller, French Kiss * German Angst, Installation view, Club Memling, Belgian House, 2015, photo: Martin Plüddemann
  • Maarten Van Roy / Marcel Hiller, French Kiss * German Angst, Installation view, Club Memling, Belgian House, 2015, photo: Martin Plüddemann
  • Maarten Van Roy / Marcel Hiller, French Kiss * German Angst, 2015, gum shield (edition of 20)
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • untitled (good), 2014, Collage, acrylic on paper, artist frame, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • untitled (Head), 2014, Bronze, 42 x 35 x 27 cm
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • untitled (Red), 2014, Bronze, ox blood patinated, 200 x 10 x 5 cm
  • untitled (Red), 2014, Bronze, ox blood patinated, 200 x 10 x 5 cm
  • untitled (Gold), 2014, polished Bronze, 198 x 10 x 5 cm
  • untitled (Gold), 2014, polished Bronze, 198 x 10 x 5 cm
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • En Face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP Berlin, 2014, Installation view
  • untitled (Balu), 2014, Collage on laminate and paper, artist frame, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • untitled (New Balance II), 2014, Collage and fineliner on paper, artist frame, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • untitled (New Balance I), 2014, Collage on paper, artist frame, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • untitled (Shere Khan), 2014, Collage, oil on paper, artist frame, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • untitled, 2014, oil on laminate, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • untitled (Pony), 2014, Collage on laminate, artist frame, 29,7 x 21 cm
  • Installation view, New Balance, Boutique, Köln, 2014
  • untitled, 2014, Terracotta, each 76 x 40 x 57 cm
  • Installation view, New Balance, Boutique, Köln, 2014
  • untitled („“), 2014, Nike Air Max 90 CMFT PRM Tape W, forged steel, installation size variable
  • 26 Mixes for Cash (#7/#8), 2014, Nike Air Max 90 CMFT PRM Tape W, welded steel, each 45 x 17 x 14 cm
  • untitled (#1), 2014, forged steel, 250 cm
  • untitled (#1), 2014, forged steel, 250 cm
  • untitled, 2013/14, glazed terracotta, 26 cm
  • untitled, 2013/14, glazed terracotta, 26 cm
  • Installation view, Cuvée Darling, Palazzo Trecchi, Cremona, 2013
  • Installation view, Cuvée Darling, Palazzo Trecchi, Cremona, 2013
  • Installation view, Cuvée Darling, Palazzo Trecchi, Cremona, 2013
  • Installation view, NRW Bank Münster, 2013
  • Installation view, Kunsthalle Münster, 2013

 

Education

2010-2012
Academy of Fine Arts, Münster
master scholar of Prof. Henk Visch
2007-2010
KASK, Ghent
Bachelor Sculpture
2003-2006
KdG, Antwerp
Bachelor in Art Education

 

Solo exhibitions

2016
Simultanhalle, Cologne (upcoming)
Bronze Skin Tone, Deep Winter, Heimat, Antwerpen
2015
French Kiss*German Angst, Club Memling, Belgian Consulate, Cologne (with Marcel Hiller)
2014
En face, SCHMIDT & HANDRUP, Berlin
Philipp Höning, Maarten Van Roy, SØ, Copenhagen
New Balance, Boutique – Raum für temporäre Kunst, Cologne
Hallo Apollo, Bonjour Dionysos, Hedah – Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Maastricht
BACK, Kristina Berning, Maarten Van Roy, TYSON, Cologne
2013
Plus vite que son ombre (#2), Kunstvereniging Diepenheim
Plus vite que son ombre, ArtEZ Galerie, Enschede
…as a craftsman would a table or a chair, Kunstgeschichtliches Institut, Bochum
2012
Less is More and More as well, OPEKTA Ateliers, Cologne
cocking a thumb and jerking it in the direction of the outside world, Academy of Fine Arts, Münster
2011
CROX 251, Croxhapox, Gent

 

Group exhibitions

2016
Bars and Cafes, haus 12, kasino, Fahrbereitschaft, Berlin
2014
Verf na Van Eyck, Croxhapox, Gent
Collection display, Bossecker, Berlin
2013
Flamingo, NRW Bank, Münster
Cuvée Darling, Palazzo Trecchi, Cremona
Stelldichein, Bruch & Dallas, Cologne
Aanzet, Longlist Exhibition, Concordia, Enschede
2012
Jahresgaben 2012, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
Private Kunstsammlungen Münster: Director’s Choice, Kunsthalle Münster
Förderpreisausstellung der Freunde der Kunstakademie Münster, Kunsthalle Münster
Materialismus der Situation, Speicher II, Münster
GentMünsterMünsterGent, Zwarte Zaal, Gent
Real Material, Real Space, Real Time, Wewerka-Pavillon, Münster
2011
Kunst in der Region, DA, Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst, Hörstel
New is the New New, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Münster
Der Mantel des Pathos #2, Bijloke-site, Gent
Exchange project KASK-Academy of Fine Arts Münster, Leonardo-Campus, Münster
2010
Der Mantel des Pathos, Leonardo-Campus, Münster
Toonmoment Beeldhouwkunst, Croxhapox, Gent
2009
Tais-Toi! Soiree Belle, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Gent
Panoramatic, Espace Ladda, Gent

 

Grants and awards

2016
Cité des arts, Paris, residency and scholarship of the Flemish Community
2015
Prize for Abstract Painting, Heist-Op-Den-Berg
2013
Scholarship of the Flemish authorities
Aanzet – Beeldende Kunstprijs voor Startend Talent (Shortlist)
Residency at Künstlerdorf Schöppingen
2012
Artist in Residence at OPEKTA Studios Cologne
Fellowship of the friends of the Academy of Fine Arts Münster (Selected)
2011
DAAD Scholarship

 

Publications

2014
Moff – Kölner Künstler im Gespräch, Interview #10, 2/2014
Handmade Readymade, Thorsten Schneider on New Balance, Ed. 90, Boutique, Cologne
Sk/cULPTUREN, Darling Publications, Cologne
Edition of 500
2013
Flamingo, Catalogue, NRW Bank Münster
Stelldichein, Exhibition catalogue, Bruch & Dallas, Cologne
2012
Jahresgaben 2012, Publication to the exhibition, Kunstverein Münster
Real Material, Real Space, Real Time, Wewerka-Pavillon, Münster
2011
New is the New New, Exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Münster
Old is the Old Old, LP, edition of 50
Kunst in der Region, Exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Münster
2009
Laddazine, Magazin – Winter Edition 2009