Thom Vink ( Leiden, Holland, 1965 )
thomvink@online.nl


Solo and Duo Exhibitions
2015 Time Zones, Helder Gallery, The Hague, NL (with Bart Benschop)
2014 Now, and After, Quartair, The Hague, NL (with IC-98)
2012 Faraway, Helsinki City Art Museum Comment Place, Helsinki, FIN (with Saara Ekstrom)
2010 Moth House
, Stroom, Center for Visual Art and Architecture, The Hague, NL
2009 Combi
, Ama gallery, Turku, FIN
          Changers, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Ondertussen, Project Space, Stroom, The Hague, NL
2006 Lasse Husa gallery, Tampere, FIN
2005 Complex, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum Studio, Turku, FIN
2004 Home, 300m3, Gothenburg, SE
          Evidence, Muu, Helsinki, FIN
2001 Drawings, Van Ulden, Leiden, NL
2000 Drawings and Music, Fastarts, Turku, FIN
1998 Unreliable Travel Report, Luxus, The Hague, NL
1995  LAK, University gallery of Leiden, NL
1994 South Holland Province House, The Hague, NL
1991 Army Museum, Delft, NL

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Jump into the Unknown, Nine Dragon Heads, 56th Venice Biennale, ITALY
          Reflect, EAPlab, The Hague, NL
2014 Levottomuuksia, Salo Art Museum, Salo, FIN
          ISCP, open studios 2014, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2013 Preservation is Future, Moodeung Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea
          and Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
          Settlement, E.B.A. Ottawa, Canada
2012 Sarajevo Winter Festival, Turkish Culture Center, Sarajevo, Bosnia
2011 Patterns of the Mind, Turku Biennial 2011, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, FIN
          1763, Muu, Helsinki, FIN
          Limbus, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FIN
          and Kuntsi Museum of Contemporary Art, Vaasa, FIN
2010 The Universal Standard, De Zwarte Ruyter/IDI, Rotterdam, NL
          The First Virtual Exhibition of Show, Trendbeheer, Art Amsterdam, NL
          Easy, Kamer Laakkwartier, Den Haag, NL
          Art Fair Finland, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FIN
          Werk in Uitvoering, Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden, NL
2009 Math for the Masses, Forum Box, Helsinki, FI
2007 Come Ashore, Geoje Art Center, Geoje, South Korea
          Van links naar rechts, Stroom, Den Haag, NL
          Unbelievable But True, Helsinki City Art Museum - Meilahti, Helsinki, FIN
          From Left to Right, Gallery 54, Gothenburg, SE                                      
          Wild – Fantasy and Architecture, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, FIN
2006 Drawings 6, Quartair, The Hague, NL
          Centre of Visual Arts, Dordrecht, NL
2005 Stand van Zaken, Stroom hcbk, The Hague Centre of Visual Arts. NL
          Made in Arnhem, Showroom Gang, Arnhem, NL
          KDVF, De Vliegtoren, The Hague, NL
          Finland Art Fair, Cablefactory, Helsinki, FIN
2004 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FIN
          Buitenspel, GEM, The Hague Museum of Contemporary Art. NL
2003 Inklinations, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Canada
          Drawings 4, Quartair, The Hague, NL
          Vrije Academie, The Hague, NL
          Stand van Zaken, Stroom hcbk, The Hague Centre of Visual Arts, NL
2002 Rotterdams Fabrikaat, CBK, Centre of the Visual Arts, Rotterdam, NL
          7 More Wonders of the World, Gallery 54, Gothenburg, SE
          Parking Den Haag, Stroom hcbk, The Hague Centre of Visual Arts, NL
          Hollandia, Vlaardingen, NL
2001 Do Not Disturb, 68elf, Cologne, D
2000 Drawings, Quartair, The Hague, NL
          Realm of the Senses, Titanik, Turku, FIN
          Room, Rotterdam, NL
1999 Nola Hatterman, Paramaribo, Surinam, South America
          Stroom hcbk, The Hague Center of the Visual Arts, NL
1998 Rembrandt of the 21:st Century, Archief, The Hague, NL
          Ozewizewoze…, Walden, Berlin, D
          Unfinished Thoughts About Love, Glukk, Berlin, D
1997 Give and Take, College of Architecture, Pune, India
          Klick, Quartair, The Hague, NL
          Passionate Journey, Mältinranta, Tampere, FIN
1996 Art from the Netherlands, Delta Axis, Memphis, USA
          Art Centre, State University, Arkansas, USA
1995 Research and Development, Pulchri Studio, The Hague, NL
          Counterpoint- Summer Depression, CBK, Centre of the Visual Arts, Leiden, NL
1993 Disposable Heroes, De Waag, Leiden, NL
          Stelling. Leiden, NL
1992 New Year, Stelling, Leiden, NL
1991 Galerie Tot September, The Hague, NL

Collaborations
2011 Collaboration video installation Dust II, presented in Saara Ekström’s retrospective exhibition,
          Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, and in Kuntsi Museum of Contemporary Art, Vaasa, Finland.

Public Work
Polytechnical University, Oulu, (with Saara Ekström) FIN

Work in Collections
City collections of: The Hague, Leiden, Middelburgh, Breda, Haarlem, Gorichem, Eindhoven, Maastricht, Den Bosch en Etten-Leur    
De Lakenhal, Leiden, NL
Army Museum, Delft, NL                             
Helsinki City Art Museum, FIN
Finnish Art Union, FIN
Turku Art Museum, FIN
Heden, The Hague, NL

Studies
Royal Academy of Visual Arts, The Hague, 1985-1990
Free Academy, The Hague, 1984
Graphic Lyceum, Amsterdam, 1983

Grants:
State Working Grant (Basisstipendium) 2013-2017
Premium Grant, Stroom, The Hague, 2010
Research Grant, Stroom, The Hague, 2009
State Working Grant (Basisstipendium) 1998–2000
Project Grant, City of Leiden, 1997
State Working Grant, 1995–1997

Press and Web
Chmkoome’s blog, Now, and After, Mei 2014
Villa Repubblica, Slow Art, Mei 2014
5 uur!! Now, and After, Mei 2014
Moth House, Stroom Premium publication, April 2012
Patterns of the Mind, Intellectual play, Ars Nova Museum, June 2011
From threshold to threshold, Art Papers, interview with John Gayer, May 2010
Geobsedeerd door plattegronden en patronen, Haagse Courant, E. van Faasen, Jan. 2010
April Cream, Wicked Lady, Smooth Rose, Kunstbeeld, Roos van Put, Jan. 2010
Diversiteit in objecten van Thom Vink bij Stroom, Digezine, Jan. 2010
Flykt från samtiden/Escape from the present, HBL, Leena Kuumola, June 2009
Saara Ekström & Thom Vink open studio at Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo Art Beat, April 2009
Changers, artist talk and show at Youkobo Art Space, Air Japan today, April 2009
Condensed lines on circulation paper, Ama gallery, Turun Sanomat, Nina Suni, Jan. 2009
Tube’s extra, Tubelight, Lynne van Rhijn, Sept. 2008
Wild, Fantasy and Architecture, W. Aaltonen Museum. 2007
Husa, Arto Korhonen & Thom Vink, Tampere Sanomat. 2006
Het ondergewone, 55 Haagse kunstenaars, Stroom Den Haag, Maurits van de Laar, 2005

Artist in redencies
Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan, 2009
Cultural City Network Graz, Graz, Austria, 2008
Finnish Institute in New York, USA, 2003
Villa Lante, Finnish Institute in Rome, Italy, 2003