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Benjamin Cross-dyke
(Benjamin Kruisdijk)

Born 1981 in Zaandam, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Studio:
Pakhuis Wilhelmina
Veemkade 580
1019 BL Amsterdam

2001-05 AKI/ArtEZ, Enschede, The Netherlands
2007 – Artist in Resident – Schloss Ringenberg / Derik Baegert Gesellschaft, Ringenberg, Germany
2009-10 – Tutor Fine Art, AKI/ArtEZ, Enschede, The Netherlands


Exhibitions
 (selection)

2016 – present
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2018
– Kosmos Hanck – Kunstpalast – Düsseldorf (DE)
– Summertime ‘18 – Galleri Christoffer Egelund – Copenhagen (DK)

2016
– Haarlemse Lente – Sugar Pop Institute – Haarlem (NL)

2015
– Art-traces across the western front – Langemark-Poelkapelle (NL)
– Miscellaneous lines – Sign – Groningen (NL)

2014
– D.Art Mechelen – Vincent Verbist // Actionfields Projects – Mechelen (BE)
– Borg Biennial for Contemporary Art 2014 – Borgerhout (BE)
– Amsterdam Drawing 2014 artfair – Galerie Witteveen – Amsterdam (NL)
– Watou Art Festival 2014* (BE)
– Incredible travel experiences – CBK Drenthe* – Assen (NL)
– Salon du dessin contemporain / Drawing Now 2014, art fair – Fruehsorge Gallery – Paris (FR)

2013
– Salon du Dessin Contemporain / Drawing Now 2013, art fair – Fruehsorge Gallery – Paris (FR)
– The World Needs A Narrative – Kruisdijk / Kuilboer – 21 Rozendaal (solo*) – Enschede (NL)
– Kortrijk Vlaandert – Kortrijk (BE)
– Rijksmuseum Twenthe – Enschede (solo) – Enschede (NL)

2012
– Èpospress prize for young draughtsmanship – Drawing Centre Diepenheim – Diepenheim (NL)
– The Solo Project Art Fair – Galerie Karin Sachs – Basel (CH)
– Move to the Edge and Declare it the New Centre – Galerie Karin Sachs (solo*) – München (DE)

2011
– Pulse Contemporary Art Fair – Fruehsorge Gallery – Miami (US)
– The Emotional Umbrella – Galerie Frank Taal – Rotterdam (NL)
– The Death of Modernism – Enjoy the Crisis (solo*) – Enschede (NL)
– Invite Someone – Resto Overpoort / Galerie Kunst-Zicht* – Ghent BE)
– Art Amsterdam, Artfair – Fruehsorge Gallery – Amsterdam (NL)
– All About Drawing – 100 Nederlandse Kunstenaars – Stedelijk Museum Schiedam – Schiedam (NL)
– Tekeningen Manifestatie – Drawing Centre Diepenheim – Diepenheim (NL)
– Salon du Dessin Contemporain, Artfair – Fruehsorge Gallery – Paris (FR)

2010
– Den Stillen Horizont – Galerie 48 (solo) – Breda (NL)
– Eadgbe – IPS (solo*) – Ghent (BE)
– Dutch Treat – Knipsu – Bergen, Norway (NO)
– Young Collectors #3 – Sign – Groningen (NL)
– Hortus Medicus – Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth – Bad Salzdetfurth (DE)
– Blame it on the Boogie – CIAP* – Hasselt (BE)
– Salon du Dessin Contemporain, Artfair – Fruehsorge Gallery – Paris (FR)
– Cabin Fever – Co-Prosperity Sphere – Chicago (US)

2009
– When Things Get Too Big – Vincent Verbist // Actionfields Gallery (solo*) – Brussels (BE)
– Sgniward / Sngis – Fruehsorge Gallery – Berlin (DE)
– Fremde Melodie – Galerie Karin Sachs (solo) – München (DE)
– The Whole Nine Yards – Vincent Verbist // Actionfields Gallery* – Brussels (BE)
– Call 09 – Luis Adelantado* – Valencia (SP)
– (…) Galleria Omphalos – Terlizzi (IT)
– Karlsruhe Artfair – Galerie Karin Sachs – Karlsruhe (DE)

2008
– G58-G59 – Verbeke Foundation* – Kemzeke (BE)
– Blind Date Sound & Vision in Private – Vincent Verbist // Actionfields Gallery* – Brussels (BE)
– Palm Fiction – White Elephant Collective* – Berlin (DE)
– Twaalf tekenaars – galerie witteveen – Amsterdam (NL)

2007
– Schlossstrasse – Schloss Ringenberg* – Ringenberg (DE)
– 25 Faces – Galerie 25 Limited – Amsterdam (NL)
– Very Selected – Curated by Marcel van Eeden – Zink Gallery – München (DE)
– Each Similar Possibillity – Galerie Masters (solo*) – Amsterdam (NL)
– Afstuderen van het Zwarte Gat – De Nieuwe Ruimte (solo*) – Enschede (NL)


Commisions

– More Magazine – America
– University of Denver – America
– Kunstlicht – Art Magazine – The Netherlands
– Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – The Netherlands
– Tupajumi Foundation – The Netherlands

Collections

– Kunst Palast – Düsseldorf, Germany
– Artists’ Hands Project – Antwerp, Belgium
– SBK Amsterdam – Breda, The Netherlands
– Kunstcentrum Hengelo / Akkuh – Hengelo, The Netherlands
– AKI / ARTEZ – Enschede, The Netherlands
– Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
– Various private collections in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and America.

Bibliography

2018
– Platò – A book about drawing – Italy

2016
– Tubantia – Drawing Front – Ingrid Bosman – 24-03
– Haarlems Dagblad – Koukleumende Haarlemse Lente – Nuel Gieles – 21-03
– Haarlems Dagblad – I feel so bored, come visit me! – Jaap Timmers – 10-03
– De grote Amsterdamse kunstkalender – The Netherlands

2015
– De grote Amsterdamse kunstkalender – The Netherlands

2013
– Kortrijk Vlaandert – group exhibition catalogue – Belgium

2012
– De Twentse Courant Tubantia – Genot van Kunst van Galerie naar Huis – 25-05 – The Netherlands
– Museum dHondt-dHaenens – Christie’s Veiling Catalogus – 2012 – Belgium

2011
– Liefde in de Kunst (publication) – The Netherlands
– Tubelight – The Netherlands
– Rückenkälte Nº 5 – Oostenrijk
– Volkskrant – Milde thema’s, milde prijs – Sacha Bronwasser 12-05 – The Netherlands
– Volkskrant – Eindelijk Autonoom – Rutger Pontzen 29-04 – The Netherlands
– Kunstbeeld – Ben Kruisdijk – Roos van Put – The Netherlands
– All About Drawing – 100 Dutch Artists – Yasmijn Jarram – The Netherlands
– Metropolis M – Waarom Tekenen? – Lilian Bense p.22-24 – The Netherlands

2010
– Tubelight Magazine – Ben Kruisdijk – Jaring Dürst Britt – The Netherlands
– VLNA Magazine – Tazime z Názorou Publika – Peter Macsovszky – p.6-17 – Slovakia
– <H>Art Magazine – Eadgbe – Art Magazine #67 03-06 – Belgium
– <H>Art Magazine – Blame it on the Boogie – Art Magazine #66 14-05 – Belgium
– Video Report door Kunst in Limburg – Mathias Verleyen – Belgium
– Tubantia – een viaduct waar je UT tegen zegt – 24-02 – The Netherlands
– <H>Art Magazine – Blind Date 2 – <H>Art Magazine #62 11-02 – Belgium
– Knack – Blind Date in het Museum – 11-02 – Belgium
– More Magazine – Mary Gordon – America

2009
– Article and cover Kunstlicht Magazine (30th year anniversary number) – The Netherlands
– Kult – Schloss Ringenberg – Kunstlabor Statt Elfenbeinturm – december – Germany
– Babelia – Suplemento Cultural a El País – Vincente Jarque – 15-08 – Spain
– El país – Doctor Pitangú en Alaquàs – 07-09 – Spain
– Portraits Presque Célèbres Catalogue – Belgium
– Schloss Ringenberg / Gap Catalogue – Reader – Germany
– Museum Rijswijk Textiel Biënnale Catalogue – p. 29 – The Netherlands
– Vacature – Geert Verbeke de bezieler van Verbeke Foundation – p. 16 – Belgium
– Gap Magazine – Schloss Ringenberg – p. 3, 14 & 22 – Germany
– Elle Girl – South Korea – maart – p. 44 – South Korea
– Elle Girl – South Korea – februari – p. 28 – South Korea

2008
– IkEnschede catalogus – p. 64 – 65 – The Netherlands
– Manufactuur catalogus – p. 20 – The Netherlands
– Beeldend Vlaanderen – p. 43 – Belgium
– Palm Fiction Exhibition Catalogue – Germany
– Elle Girl – South Korea – june – p. 291 – South Korea
– Gap Magazine – Schloss Ringenberg – p. 17- Germany

2007
– H-Magazine – Issue 89 – december – Spain
– Bocholter-Borkener Volksblatt – Mit einem augenzwinkern – Jochen Krühler – 05-11 – Germany
– Der westen – Auf zur Schlossstraße – Petra Herzog – 02-11 – Germany
– Rheinische post – Ansichten an der Schloss-Strasse – Germany
– Het Gescheurde Doek, Radio Interview – The Netherlands
– Rheinische post – Kunst-Stipendiaten im Schloss – Martha Agethen – 13-03 – Germany
– In münchen – Der Kontrakt der Zeichner. Rückblicke und Ausblicke – Dörte Bäumer – nr. 4 – Germany
– Süddeutsche zeitung – Neues aus der zwillingswerkstatt – Birgit Sonna – 31-01 – Germany
– Monopol Magazine – The Black and the White – Germany

2006
– Paradies in Munster catalogue – p. 66 – 69 – Germany

2005
– AKI / ArtEZ catalogus – p. 168 – The Netherlands
– UT Nieuws – Van Lieflijk tot Luguber – Martine Hilderink – The Netherlands

Miscellaneous

2016 – Curator group exhibition – Teach me a new language – Tetem Kunstruimte*, Enschede (NL)
2013 – Kunstkick, Educational workshop – Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede (NL)
2012 – Nomination for the Èpospress prize for young draughtsmanship (NL)
2011 – De Canon van Onderaf – lecture – ArtEZ-Enschede, Enschede (NL)
2011 – Supervisory member / Rijksgecommiteerde final exam – ArtEZ-Enschede, Enschede (NL)

* Kruisdijk / Kuilboer. In collaboration with Conny Kuilboer