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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Maarten van Aken, 29-12-1985, Lelystad (NL), based in Hengelo, the Netherlands.

EDUCATION
2008-2012 BFA, AKI ArtEZ, Enschede (NL)
2005-2008 BA, Industrial Design Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede (NL) (unfinished)

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE & GRANTS
2017 Artist Exchange Residency at Zhongshan Art Museum, Dalian (CN)
2016 Residency for Art & Research on Örö (FI)
2012 Buning Brongers prize (NL)
2012 One year Artist in Recidence HeArtfund , Hengelo (NL)

EXHIBITIONS
2018
• 10 year anniversary HeArtfunders Expo, Hengelo (NL)
• Window of perception, XPO, Enschede (NL) (solo)
• KUNSTtafelen, Rotary Enschede, Rijksmuseum Twente (NL)
• Maarten van Aken, Linda Biemans, Elsbeth Chochius, Indigo, Almelo (NL)
• Verstilling, Stichting Beeldruimte, Nijverdal (NL)
2017
• ArtOverijsel Proof!, HeArtGallery, Hengelo (NL)
• Artist Exchange, Zhongshan Art Museum, AREholland, Dalian (CN)
• CollectSelect, Zaalzuid, Hengelo (NL)
• Pop-up expo, Twents Licht, Column Tubantia, Enschede (NL) (solo)
• Summer Exhibition, Residency for Art & Research, Örö (FI)
•  Artist Talk, Concordia, Enschede (NL)
2016
• Parallel expo Wolvecampprijs HeArtfunders, Hengelo (NL)
• Material Matters, Concordia, Enschede (NL)
• Multi Solo Size Matters – We Like Art, TETEM, Enschede (NL)
2015
• Artoverijssel, TETEM, Enschede (NL)
• De focus van de schilder, Het Bouwhuis, Lettele (NL)
• KunstRai, Vonkel, Amsterdam (NL)
• Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair, Vonkel, Rotterdam (NL)
2014
• Tentoonstelling Buning Brongers Laureaten, Museum Henriette Polak, Zutphen (NL)
• Robson openingsexpo, Enschede (NL)
• AKI goes to Amsterdam, Destination Unkown, W139, Amsterdam (NL)
• Parallelexpo Wolvecampprijs 2014, Heartpool, Hengelo (NL)
• Kunst om de vijvers, Veendam (NL)
• Art The Hague, Vonkel, Den Haag (NL)
• Lille Art Up, Vonkel, Lille (FR)
• Opening Het Kunstgemaal, Bronkhorst (NL)
• Galerie Vonkel, Den Haag (NL) (solo)
• RAW Art Fair, Rotterdam (NL)
2013
• AIRL9, Beurs van Berlage, Kers Galerie, Amsterdam (NL)
• TETEM Kunstruimte, Enschede (NL)
• Kunstenaarsinitiatief B93, Enschede (NL) (solo)
• Nachtwandelingen, HeArtpool, Hengelo (NL) (solo)
• Nieuwe Solisten 2012, Kunstingang, Groningen (NL)
2012
• Buning Brongers prize 2012 expo, Amsterdam (NL)
• Paralleltentoonstelling Wolvecampprijs, Heartpool Hengelo (NL)
• Menzis Jong Talent, Enschede (NL)
• Lichting 12, galerie Vonkel, Den Haag (NL)
• SO66 Producenten galerie, Münster (DE)
• Graduation Exhibit, AKI, Enschede (NL)

PUBLICATION
2017 Interview Palet nr. 387 Maart/April
2013 Publicatie HeArtfund uitgegeven bij tentoonstelling
2012 Catalogus Buning Brongers Prijzen 2012

ONLINE
www.maartenvanaken.nl
www.instagram.com/maarten.v.aken