Nelleke Beltjens
CV
Born in Roermond
The Netherlands
Education
1999–2001
M.F.A Art Studio. University of California, Davis

1997–1998
M.A Sculpture. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb

1992–1996
Akademie voor Beeldende Vorming (Academy of Visual Arts) Tilburg, the Netherlands
Solo and two person exhibitions
2017
Galerie Katwijk, Amsterdam (with Alexandra Roozen)
flows and interruptions

2016
Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany (with Natascha Schmitten),
Worlds Within

2013
Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany
irresistible non-solution

2012
Galerie Katwijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
(re)move

2011
Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany
They don’t know either Volta NY.
Solo presentation, represented by Galerie Christian Lethert

2010
Kunstverein Leverkusen. Leverkusen, Germany
Immense

2009
Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Apparently

Kunst Zurich, Switserland
Solo presentation

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany
Fragments of the Parts

2007
Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Complex–Incomplete Completion

2004
Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Repetition in Diversity

2003
Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Seeking Subtleties

2000
Ellen Kim Murphy Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA.
Together a part

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Tussen/Between

1999
Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Solidified Thoughts
Museum shows
2012
Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
RE/PRO/DUCING COMPLEXITY
Artist include:
Nelleke Beltjens (NL),
Hedwig Brouckaert (B),
Jorinde Voigt (D)

2011
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
RE/PRO/DUCING COMPLEXITY
Artist include:
Nelleke Beltjens (NL),
Hedwig Brouckaert (B),
Jorinde Voigt (D)

2005
Stedelijk Museum, Roermond, the Netherlands
Group show

2004
Ludwig Museum Koblenz, Germany
Personal Structures
Group show.

1998
Terra Museum, Chicago

1998
New Artist in Chicago
Group show
Group shows (selection)
2019
London (upcoming)
RAUMX

2018
Galerie Kudlek, Cologne, Germany
Walking the Line VIII

2017
Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany

Kristof de Clercq gallery, Ghent, Belgium
(It) Works on Paper (II)
Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand

Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016
Kunstraum , New York City

Kulturbunker Köln-Mülheim, Cologne, Germany

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany

2015
Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany

2014
Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium
Between The Lines

2013
Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany

National Gallery of Bangkok, Thailand
Project 3×3

2012
Kuckei +Kuckei, Berlin, Germany
Rethinking Reality

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Look both ways

Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

2011
Loods 6
Represented by Galerie Katwijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Time Flies

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany

2010
Inde/Jacobs, Marfa, Texas
Two person show with Hadi Tabatabai

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany.

2009
New York Hosfelt Gallery
Black and White

Galerie Christian Lethert, Cologne, Germany

2008
Helen E. Copeland Gallery, Bozeman, MT
RE/PRO/DUCING COMPLEXITY
with Nelleke Beltjens, Hedwig Brouckaert, Jorinde Voigt.

bkhf Gallery, Miami
Crossing Borders

Block. Sacramento
Judi

Block. Sacramento
Mark

2007
Galerie Hafenrichter&Flugel, Nuremberg, Germany
Personal Structures

1078 Gallery, Chico, California
Distinctions in drawing

Art et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Personal Structures

2006
Art Capelli, s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

Galerie Lausberg, Dusseldorf, Germany
Schwarzweiss als Farbe

Hosfelt Gallery NY, New York
Delineation

Galerie Goldener Engl. Hall near Innsbruck, Austria

Hosfelt Gallery NY, New York

Lucas Feichtner Galerie, Vienna, Austria

2005
Auden Galerie, Bad Homburg, Germany
Personal Structures

Krijger en Katwijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2004
Arti Capelli, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA.
The world becomes a private world.

2002
Contemporary Sculptures.
505 Montgomery. San Francisco, CA.

Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
Comers and up

2000
Bay Area Student Sculpture Biennial, San Francisco, CA.

1998
tidbit Gallery. Portland, Oregon. Two person show
Amsterdam

1997
Norris Gallery, St.Charles, Illinois

Skuggi Gallery. Rockford, Illinois

Olsen Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois
Ars Nova
Teaching positions/experience
2007-Dec.–2011
Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture Department at the Montana State University, Bozeman. Montana.

2006
Chico State University, Chico. California. Sabbatical replacement position Aug.-Dec.
Teaching positions/experience
2007- Dec.2011
Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture Department
at the Montana State University, Bozeman. Montana.

2006
Chico State University, Chico. California.
Sabbatical replacement position Aug.-Dec.
Residencies and awards
2017/18
Residency at VCCA, Virginia. 7 weeks

2016
Residency at VCCA, Virginia. 6 weeks

2014
MacDowell Colony, NH. 6 weeks

2013
Residency at VCCA, Virginia. Residency at Yaddo, NY. Residency at Playa, Summer Lake, Or 

2012
VCCA 2 months residency, Virginia

MacDowell Colony 2 months residency, NH

Residency for 6 weeks at CCA Andratx, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain

Residency at Hommes Foundation, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2010
Scholarship and Creativity Grant, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

2008
Residency at KALA art Institute, Berkeley, CA.

2006
Basisstipendium, Art Grant Award awarded by the Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

2003
Residency at the MacDowell Colony for 6 weeks.

2002
Residency at the Ucross Foundation. WY. Residency VermontStudioCenter.

2001
Basisstipendium, Art Grant Award awarded by the Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Book and magazine publications
2017
CROSSING THE DATELINE.
Catalog of the group show at 9th floor, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre  

2014
NELLEKE BELTJENS. IT IS NOT HOW I THOUGHT.
Catalog, text by Rollin Beamish

2012

Catalog: Re/Pro/Ducing Complexity.
Project publication with Nelleke Beltjens, Hedwig Brouckaert, Jorinde Voigt. ++

2011
RISING-young artists to keep an eye on. Book project, Cologne, Germany.

2010
MMENSE catalog.
Drawings by Nelleke Beltjens.
Text by Peter Lodermeyer and Jonathon Keats.

SILENCE IN ABUNDANCE
works from Hadi Tabatabai and Nelleke Beltjens

2009
Personal Structures: Time-Space-Existence.
Book. pag.298-301

2008
ART Das Kunstmagazin. RADAR. (10/27/2008)

2006
SCULPTURE Magazine
article by Peter Lodermeyer. July/Aug Pag.52-59.

2003
Personal Structures (book#1).
Published in Dutch, German, and English.