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°1973, Kortrijk, Belgium
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France

2016
Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Galerie Perrotin - Showroom, Paris, France

2015
Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong
Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium

2014
Carl Freedman Gallery, London, United Kingdom
team gallery, New York City, New York, USA

2013
ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
Art Brussels, represented by Galerie Perrotin, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France

2012
Appartement Elisa Platteau, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Elisa Platteau & Cie, Brussels, Belgium

2011
Be-Part, Waregem, Belgium
Londonewcastle Project Space, London, United Kingdom
Carl Freedman Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2010
'Reception: Pieter Vermeersch hosts...', represented by ProjecteSD, Barcelona and Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida /USA
ING Project Space, Art Brussels 2010, Brussels, Belgium
Elisa Platteau Galerie, Brussels, Belgium
Ensorhuis, Oostende, Belgium
'Reception: Pieter Vermeersch hosts...', ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain

2009
Beeldenstroom, Berlare – Laarne – Wetteren - Wichelen, Belgium
Carl Freedman Gallery, London, United Kingdom
White Box, New York, USA
Galerie Les filles du calvaire – Project Room, Brussels, Belgium

2008
SECONDroom, Brussel, Belgium
RONMANDOS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

2007
Koraalberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain

2006
Lieven Gevaert Centre for Photography and Visual Studies, Erasmustoren, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Faculteit Letteren, Leuven, Belgium
Galerie CD, Tielt, Belgium
STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium

2005
Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain

2004
‘One-Man-Show’, Art Brussels 2004, represented by Koraalberg, Brussels, Belgium
‘Project Rooms’, curated by Peter Doroshenko, Arco ‘04, Madrid, Spain

2003
Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
S.M.A.K. – Kunst Nu, Ghent, Belgium

2002
‘Work in Progress III’, Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Strombeek-Bever, Belgium

2001
‘Work in Progress II’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium

2000
‘Work in Progress I’, curated by Dieter Roelstraete, Off the Hook, Ghent, Belgium



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
'How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken', curated by Wim Lambrecht, with Nina Canell, Leo Copers, Luciano Fabro, Barry Flanagan, Jef Geys, Louise Lawler, Carsten Nicolai, Oksana Pasaiko, Herman Van Ingelgem, Henk Visch, Cathy Wilkes, Honoré d'O, Maarten Herman, Kris Martin, Philip Aguirre y Otegui, Juan Pablo Plazas, Hannelore Van Dyck, Emma Van Roey, Pieter Vermeersch and Heidi Voet, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
'Pélamide', curated by Lilou Vidal, with Nel Aerts, Michael Bauer, Marianne Berenhaut, Michaela Eichwald, Rodrigo Hernandez, Cameron Jaimie, Ana Jotta, Pierre Klossowski, Gabriel Kuri, Sarah Lucas, Victor Man, Marisa Merz, J Parker Valentine, Walter Swennen and Pieter Vermeersch, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
'Veiling Belgische kunst voor HIV-onderzoek', S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
'SottoPelle', with Giuseppe Adamo, Fergus Feehily, Robert Holyhead, Pieter Vermeersch and John Zurier, annarumma gallery, Naples, Italy
'Three Positions. Six Directions. Chapter I: The Brutalist Ideal', with Atelier Van Lieshout, Mathieu Bonardet, Pieter Vermeersch, Franz Erhard Walther and Christoph Weber - in collaboration with r/e projects, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2016
'Renaissances, Un hommage contemporain à Florence', featuring Sandow Birk, Guillaume Bresson, Glenn Brown, James Lee Byars, Jan Fabre, Ryan Gander, Laurent Grasso, Candida Höfer, Patrick Neu, Adrian Paci, Gerhard Richter, Thomas Struth, Pieter Vermeersch and Massimo Vitali, curated by Anna Morettini, Fondation Etrillard, Hôtel de La Salle, Paris, France
'Silver Lining - Interiors', curatorial programme by OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen, Richard Venlet & Joris Kritis, Interieur Biennial 2016, Kortrijk, Belgium
Kenpoku Art 2016, curated by Fumio Nanjo, Ibaraki, Japan
'Rien ne va plus! Pictures at an exhibition. Juan d'Oultremont' at Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
'FCA ’16 - Fernelmont Contemporary Art - Festival d’Art Contemporain' at Château de Fernelmont, Fernelmont, Belgium
'Backdrop', initiated by Wim Goossens and Arnaud Hendrickx, Pianofabriek, Brussels, Belgium
'A City is Not a Road. Artist for Ringland', Veilinghuis Bernaerts, Antwerp, Belgium
'Un Voyage en Mer', curated by Nicolas Jolly, featuring Harold Ancart, Marcel Broodthaers, Jean Brusselmans, Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys, René Magritte, Constant Permeke, Léon Spilliaert, Walter Swennen and Pieter Vermeersch, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
'Le temps de l'audace et de l’engagement - De leur temps (5) - Collections privées françaises', Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
'The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium. Curated by Luc Tuymans', M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2015
‘Raaklijnen / Tangents‘, curated by Catherine De Zegher, Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium
'The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium', curated by Luc Tuymans, Parasol unit, London, United Kingdom
'L'abstraction géométrique belge', curated by Fabienne Grasser-Fulchéri, L’Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France
'Karsten Födinger | Pieter Vermeersch', Cabinet, Milano, Italy
'Blue Pink Black', Carl Freedman Gallery, London, United Kingdom
'green postcard', curated by Max Henry, Ibid. London, London, United Kingdom

2014
'Threshold', De Garage, Mechelen, Belgium
'Small Museum for the American Metaphor', Redcat, Los Angeles, California, USA
'Le Labo des héritiers', MAC's, Grand-Hornu, Belgium
'Monocrime' with Larry Bell, Alan Charlton, Paul Fägerskiöld, Marcia Hafif, Joseph Marioni, Olivier Mosset, Joshua Smith & Pieter Vermeersch, Albert Baronian Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2013
'The Fifth Dimension', featuring (in order of their works’ appearance): Pieter Vermeersch, Tauba Auerbach, Geof Oppenheimer, Iman Issa, Ika Kneževi?, Karl Holmqvist and Lili Reynaud Dewar, Logan Center Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
'The Prélude Pathétique', Universiteitsbibliotheek, Leuven, Belgium
'Happy Birthday. Galerie Perrotin / 25 ans', Tripostal, Lille, France
'Jeunes collectionneurs', Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
'Jo Delahaut - Hors Limites/Grenzeloos', Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
'Now and Then: The first five countries of the ECB's exhibition series', European Central Bank, Eurotower Foyer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
'About Waves 3 - Via het virtuele', Museumcultuur Strombeek/Gent, CC Strombeek, Strombeek-Bever, Belgium

2012
'Rewire 2012 Exhibition: A Matter of Time', Rewire Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands
'MER. @ Motto Berlin', Motto, Berlin, Germany
'The meaning of colour', Valerie Traan, Antwerp, Belgium
'Sense and Sustainability', Urdaibai Arte, Urdaibai Natural Reserve, Basque Country, Spain
'Le Prince des rayons', Galerie VidalCuglietta, Brussels, Belgium

2011
'Tender Buttons. Becoming Gertrude Stein', curated by Guy Bovyn, resto Overpoort, Ghent, Belgium
‘Found in Translation, chapter L’, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2010
'(when will they finally see) The Power of Drawing', Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, Belgiuù
'30/30 Image Archive Project 2: A collective collection', PS project space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
'Public Private Paintings', Mu.ZEE, Oostende, Belgium
'Tegenlicht', S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Elisa Platteau Galerie, Brussels, Belgium
'With Your Eyes Only', YUM, Brussels, Belgium
'Vermeersch', 'De Loketten', Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
'Bij Ensor op bezoek', Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium

2009
‘With Your Eyes Only. Perceptive moment (an investment in time)’, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
‘Avec le temps – In Time’, Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, New York, USA
‘re:print’, De Garage Mechelen, Belgium
'Jeugdzonde. Over opus één en opus min één', Hedah, Maastricht, The Netherlands
‘Beyond these walls’, South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom               
'There is no(w) romanticism', Galerie Les filles du calvaire, Brussels, Belgium
‘Contour Light’, Mechelen, Belgium
‘Fading’, Museum van Elsene, Elsene, Belgium, Belgium
‘Een Repliek’, curated by Guy Bovyn, Resto Overpoort, Ghent, Belgium
‘Take Off 2009’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
'mypainting.nu', Lokaal 01 Breda, Breda, The Netherlands
'Isomopolis', Etablissement d'en face projects, Brussels, Belgium

2008
'Multiple 12', REIS, Antwerp, Belgium                      
‘Brussels Biennial’, selected by Witte de With – Rotterdam, Brussels, Belgium
‘Honorons honoré’, De Garage, Mechelen, Belgium
‘Summer accrochage’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Narratives in space / spatial narrations’, ACEC, Ghent, Belgium

2007                      
‘Entity/Identity’, SM, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
‘Multi/Plier’, Galerie Les filles du calvaire, Brussels, Belgium
‘Jafre Biennial’, Jafre, Spain
‘Pentimento’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge’, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
‘Four4One’, Oud-spinnerij de Hemptinne, Ghent, Belgium
‘A Bit O’ White’, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
‘[Mon Parnasse]’, Franciscanen klooster, Ghent, Belgium

2006                      
‘Factura’, De Markten, Brussels, Belgium
‘BRAINBOX crox-room3: unit 5’, Croxhapox, Ghent, Belgium/B
‘Freestate’, Oud Militair Hospitaal, Oostende, Belgium
‘ERGENS/SOMEWHERE. Pierre Bismuth, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, Pieter Vermeersch in dialoog met de MuHKA-collectie’, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Mystiek van kleur’, Roger Raveel Museum, Machelen-Zulte, Belgium
‘Palais des arts 2006’, Palais im GroBen Garten, Dresden, Germany
‘Take Off 2006’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium

2005                      
‘Lineart Playground’, Lineart ’05, represented by HISK, Ghent, Belgium
‘Super! Triennial Hasselt’, curated by Edith Doove, Hasselt, Belgium
‘Artificial Landscape’, Kasteel Schuurlo, Sint-Maria-Aalter, Belgium
‘Artuatuca Festival’, Tongeren, Belgium
‘Basics # 2’, Croxhapox, Ghent, Belgium
‘Overschilderen. Vormen van vermenging tussen Schilderkunst en Andere Media. Een dertigtal jonge kunstenaars uit Vlaanderen en Nederland samen met Virginie Bailly, Vincent Geyskens, Angelo Vermeulen en Pieter Vermeersch’, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium
‘Expanded painting’, Prague Biennial 2, Prague, Czech Republic
‘Les Ventinelles’, Biennale d’Art Contemporain Edition 2005, ‘Flandre’, Anglet, France
‘FW: Painting’, Montanus.5, Diksmuide, Belgium
 ‘METAMORPHOSIS II. Sergio de Beukelaer, Maryam Najd, Hans Op de Beeck, Pieter Vermeersch’¸ curated by Christa Vyvey, Galleria d’arte moderna e contempornea, Rafaelle de Gradea, Musei Civici de San Gimignano, San Gimignano, Italy
‘Homemaker’, Ruimte voor actuele kunst ‘De Garage’, Mechelen, Belgium
‘We are family!’, Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Strombeek-Bever, Belgium

2004                      
‘Define Yourself – definitions of space’, CBK Deventer, Deventer, The Netherlands
‘A/MAZE’, curated by Philippe Braem, Tréfilerie, Brussels, Belgium
‘Regarding Muybridge: Eadweard Muybridge, Matt Mullican, Sol Lewitt, Iñaki Bonillas & Pieter Vermeersch, Erick Beltran’, ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
‘Watou Poëziezomer 2004. Als een deur zonder huis die nog openstaat’, Watou, Belgium
‘Summer exhibition 2004. Anton Cotteleer, Nick Ervinck, Pieter Huybrechts, Arno Roncada, Pieter Vermeersch, Robin Vermeersch, Tom Woestenborghs’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Over de Grens/ Across The Border’, curated by Edith Doove, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium in collaboration with Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
‘A temporary monument for David Mc Comb’, curated by J.B. Koeman, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium
‘Hal 23’, Ghent, Belgium
‘METAMORPHOSIS II. Sergio de Beukelaer, Maryam Najd, Hans Op de Beeck, Pieter Vermeersch’¸ curated by Christa Vyvey, Museo Abelló, Barcelona, Spain
‘Methamorphosis II. Sergio De Beukelaer, Hans Op De Beeck, Maryam Najd, Pieter Vermeersch’, curated by Christa Vyvey, Cultuurcentrum De Werft, Geel, Belgium
‘The Sublime was Yesterday III. Pieter Vermeersch & Anton Cotteleer’, curated by Guy Bovyn,  Tijdelijke Kunst-Zone, Ghent, Belgium
‘Lieve D'Hondt, Tilman, Pieter Vermeersch, Tine Vindevogel’, Galerie CD, Tielt, Belgium

2003                                      
‘Once Upon a Time… Een blik op kunst in België in de jaren ’90’, curated by Bart De Baere & Guillaume Bijl, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Basics #1’, Croxhapox, Ghent, Belgium
‘Metamorphosis II. Sergio De Beukelaer, Hans Op De Beeck, Maryam Najd, Pieter Vermeersch’, curated by Christa Vyvey, L.A.C. Lieu d'Art Contemporain, Sigean, France
‘Grand Tour’, MSK Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, Belgium
‘Speelhoven ’03. “Drifting – Dérive”’, curated by Bert de Leenheer & Dirk Vanhecke, Speelhoven vzw, Aarschot, Belgium
‘Work in Collaboration with Iñaki Bonillas’, Galería O.M.R., Mexico City, Mexico
Art Brussels, Dexia Contemporary Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
‘Storage and Display’, Programmaartcenter, Mexico City, Mexico

2002                                      
‘At least begin to make an end. Strip Revert and Dewind’, curated by Ann De Meester, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Henry!’, curated by Luk Lambrecht, Tweebronnen Stedelijke Bibliotheek en Stadsarchief, Leuven, Belgium
‘Ik of een ander/Moi ou un autre. Zelfportretten van Belgische kunstenaars/Autoportraits d’artistes belges’, Dexia Gallery, Passage 44, Brussels, Belgium
‘Station2station. Kunstproject op netwerk van benzinestations in Vlaanderen & Brussel’, Brugge 2002, curated by Michel Dewilde & Robin Boone, Flanders, Belgium
‘Joris Ghekiere, Pieter Vermeersch, Kris Fierens, Gauthier Hubert. Kunstenaars van de galerie’, Koraalberg, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Floral’, curated by Sofie Lachaert, Phidias, Ruiselede, Belgium

2001                      
‘21/5’, Ghent, Belgium
‘XIX in MMI in HISK. Expositie Laureaten’, HISK, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Painting – Show. 5 schilders’, M&M gallery, Bornem, Belgium
‘Mont-St-Michel’, Districtshuis Merksem, Merksem, Belgium
‘Raamwerk’, ING BBL Oostende, Oostende, Belgium
‘Pieter Vermeersch/Robin Vermeersch’, curated by Guy Bovyn, Galerie Kunst-Zicht, Ghent, Belgium
‘Open Ateliers/Open Studios. Kandidaat laureaten 2000-2001’, curated by Sam Dillemans, HISK, Antwerp, Belgium

2000                                      
‘Fingerspitzengefühl. Ives Maes/Pieter Vermeersch’, In/Out Projectspace, HISK, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Kunst voor Kunst’, Oude Abdij, Drongen, Belgium
‘Guerrilla in de Kunst of de omsingeling van de ruimte’, curated by Jan Carlier, HISK, Antwerp, Belgium
'IN/OUT project space', curated by Sam Dillemans, HISK, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Open Atelieres/Open Studios. Kandidaat-laureaten 1999-2000’, curated by Sam Dillemans, HISK, Antwerp, Belgium

1999
‘ Zonder Catalogus' , with Peter Lagast, Galerij Declercq, Knokke, Belgium

1998
‘ Tien verse maatjes' , Galerij Declercq, Knokke, Belgium

1997
‘ Travelnotes' , Hotel Erasmus, Bruges, Belgium

1996
‘ Grenier_d'amis' , Den Dwarskop, Bruges, Belgium

 

AWARDS

2014
Premios RAC 2013: Mejor exposición artista revelación europeo en galería española en 2013: Pieter Vermeersch en la galería ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain

2007                                      
Young Belgian Painters Award - Centre for Fine Arts award

 

LECTURES

2006                                      
Lecture by Prof. Hilde Van Gelder & Prof. Paul Cruysberghs, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium, March 2, 2006
Guided tour and lecture by Pieter Vermeersch, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium, February 23, 2006

2004                      
‘Janus is landing in Amsterdam…’, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 23, 2004

 

CURATORIAL

2010
'Vermeersch', De Loketten - Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

2008                      
‘Prospect 58’, Hessenhuis, Antwerp, Belgium

 

EDUCATION

1999 - 2001
HISK, Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

1991 - 1995
H.I.B.K., Higher Institute for Visual Arts (option painting), Sint-Lucas, Ghent, Belgium

 

COLLECTIONS

Dexia Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Flemish Community Art Collection, Belgium
Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
ING Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium
National Bank of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

 

COMMISSIONED WORK IN PUBLIC SPACE

Untitled, 2017
Acrylic paint on exterior wall
Permanent site-specific installation at Solo House Office KGDVS, Matarraña, Spain

Untitled, 2016
33 tinted mirrors (pink, yellow, blue)
Permanent site-specific installation at Ecole Chandieu, Genève, Switzerland
Commissioned by Ville de Genève, Fonds d'art contemporain

Untitled (Red 0-100%, Yellow 0-100%, Blue 0-100%), 2016
Acrylic paint on ceiling
100 x 7,5 m
Permanent installation at Schuman station, Brussels, Belgium
Commissioned by Brussels-Capital Region

Untitled, 2016
Oil paint on wall
6,5 x 3,5 m
Permanent installation at Schuman station, Brussels, Belgium
Commissioned by Brussels-Capital Region

Untitled, 2013
Plexiglas, LED RGB IP67 converters, wood, aluminum, computer control system
Permanent site-specific installation at Silos a sel, site de la Voirie, Genève, Switzerland
Commissioned by Ville de Genève, Fonds d'art contemporain

Untitled, 2013
Acrylic paint on exterior wall
Permanent site-specific installation sea side facade Galeries Lafayette, Biarritz, France
Commissioned by Citynove, Group Galeries Lafayette

Untitled, 2013
Acrylic paint on exterior wall
Permanent site-specific installation Watertoren Wetteren, Wetteren, Belgium
Commissioned by Gemeente Wetteren

Untitled, 2010
Acrylic paint on exterior wall
Permanent site-specific installation MEDIA-TIC Building (architect Enric Ruiz Geli), Barcelona, Spain

Untitled, 2010
Oil on canvas
Orde van Advocaten, Antwerpen, Belgium

Untitled, 2010
Woven cotton/linen on wooden frame
National Bank of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Untitled, 2009
Silkscreen print on plexi 8 pieces of 215 x 127,5 x 2 cm each
Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

Untitled, 2009
Acrylic paint on wall
Crematorium Heimolen, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Untitled, 2009
Series of 10 Lambda prints Onze-Lieve-Vrouwziekenhuis, Aalst, Belgium

Untitled, 2008
Polyurethane on ceiling, wall and floor
VDAB, Antwerpen, Belgium

Untitled, 2004
Acrylic paint on wall
Ministerie van Algemene Zaken, Den Haag, The Netherlands