biography

Mieke Maaike Fokkinga (1985)
lives and works in Groningen (The Netherlands)

education
2008 BA Visual Art, Academie Minerva, Groningen

residencies
2015 Torenkamer, AVRO – Opium op 4, VondelCS, Amsterdam
2015 Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz (AU)
2010 Id11, op_LOCATIE, Delft

awards / scholarships
2015 CreArt Network of Cities for Artistic Creation / Atelierhaus Salzamt, grant
2014 CreArt Network of Cities for Artistic Creation / City of Genoa, grant
2008 Klaas Dijkstra Academieprijs, nomination

in collection
Caldic Collection | DELA | DUO | Hanzehogeschool Groningen | VandenBroek Foundation
Museo D’arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genoa (IT)

related experience
2013 – 2015 Nieuwe Akademie, guest tutor at work discussions
2014 Artist Workshop ‘The Memory in Your Pocket’ with Luca Vitone, Museo Villa Croce, Genoa (IT)
2012 Museum M, working/drawing with the Sol LeWitt team, Leuven (BE)

selected exhibitions

2016
Torenkamerfestival, VondelCS, Amsterdam | opening July 8th
Hagelslag, Galerie Block C, Groningen (solo)
Treats, Divadlo 29, Pardubice (CZ) (solo)

2015
Lustrum, galerie with tsjalling:, Groningen
Size Matters, We Like Art/TETEM, Enschede
Show What You Want Show, Melkweg, Amsterdam
Galerie Rianne Groen @ Amsterdam Drawing, NDSM werf, Amsterdam
Kristallin #22, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz (AU)
Veldwerk, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim
Curved Yellow Shapes, Galerie Rianne Groen, Rotterdam (solo)

2014
Schitterend Isolement, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim
Galerie Rianne Groen @ Amsterdam Drawing, NDSM werf, Amsterdam (duo with Wouter Venema)
NOK 6, Kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag
Memory in Your Pocket @ Rolli Days, Palace Fattinanti – Cambiaso, Genua (IT)
PUNKT, PUNKT, PUNKT, Kunstschimmer #2, Ulm (DE)
Future Starts Slow, Galerie Rianne Groen, Rotterdam
LETTRES de BABEL, studio Corinne Laroche, Paris (FR)

2013
Estudios Abiertos, Oficina del Arte, Mexico City (MX)
Ongekend, Museumnacht @ Hermitage, Amsterdam
ladekastproject, Phoebus, Rotterdam
Tekeningen, Galerie Rob de Vries, Haarlem
Full detail, galerie with tsjalling, Groningen
A letter to cyprus, Chiaki Kamikawa Contemporary Art, Paphos (CY)
stichting WEP, CBK Groningen, Groningen
Re: Rotterdam, sidefair Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam

2012
Concreet Groningen, Kunstruimte 09 & Pretty Vacant, Groningen
Recyclart, Tupajumi Foundation, Bruxelles (BE)
Supermarket Independent Art Fair, Tupajumi Foundation, Stockholm (SE)
Anonyme Zeichner, Århus Kunstakademi, Århus (DK)
Fresh Art To Go, TETEM, Enschede

2011
Snowball Effect Winter Party, Kaleidoskop, Berlin (DE)
Anonyme Zeichner Archiv, Sihlquai 55, Zurich (CH)
NOK 5, Kunstruimte Wagemans, Nieuw Annerveen
blue skies are coming, Kunsttraject, Amsterdam
Preludium 3, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim

2010
OP_locatie, Id11, Delft (solo)
ON/OF, Kunstruimte09, Groningen
Jong uit Groningen, Anderwereld, Groningen
Anonyme Zeichner No.10, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin (DE)

2009
Nu in Groningen, Anderwereld, Groningen
Anonyme Zeichner – Archive selection, Kaskadenkondensator @ Liste Basel, Basel (CH)
Line: Drawing in Contemporary Art, Art Factory Bialystok, Bialystok (PL)
Anonyme Zeichner – Archive selection, Galerie Fruehsorge, Berlin (DE)

2008
Stad, Grafisch Museum, Groningen
Anonyme Zeichner No.9, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin (DE)
Window exhibition, Soda*, Utrecht (solo)
Graduation Show, CBK Groningen, Groningen
Draw in, international drawing exhibition 2008, 00130 Gallery, Helsinki (FI)
Anonyme Zeichner – No.8, Meinblau E.V., Berlin (DE)


publications
2015 Platform Platvorm Magazine, spread
2015 Peter van Lier, De Voedselbank, column
2015 Drawing Centre Diepenheim, Veldwerk, publication
2015 TC Tubantia, 26 july 2015, ‘Cadeau in 162 delen’, review
2015 Kunst van de dag, 4 march 2015, galeries.nl
2015 DELA, ‘Reflectie, troost, doorgeven’, catalogue
2014 Tortuca, Issue #35, selected works
2014 Drawing Centre Diepenheim, Dertiende Tekeningencahier, publication
2014 Subbacultcha, The Wrapping Paper Project, wrapping paper
2014 DvhN, 12 april 2014, ‘Noordelijke kunst die er toe doet’, review
2014 Friesch Dagblad, 26 march 2014, ‘NOK intiemer en langer dan voorheen’, review
2013 Subbacultcha, two drawings collected in Appeltje P
2013 DvhN, 16 july 2013, ‘tekeningen gaat over tijd en geduld’, interview
2013 Subbacultcha, featured artist THE BORING ISSUE
2011 Drawing Centre Diepenheim, Vijfde Tekeningcahier, publication
2011 DvhN, 7 june 2011, ‘Actuele Noordelijke kunst’, review
2011 Leeuwarder Courant, 3 june 2011, ‘Kwaliteit en verscheidenheid op NOK’, review
2011 TC Tubantia, 24 february 2011, ‘De tekenkunst is niet dood, zij leeft in Diepenheim’, review
2010 DvhN, ‘Jong uit Groningen’, review
2009 DvhN, ‘Nu in Groningen’, review
2009 Anonyme Zeichner, ‘Anonyme Zeichner – Archive selection’, catalogue
2008 Anonyme Zeichner, ‘Anonyme Zeichner No. 8’, catalogue