​ ​​​Mariejon de Jong-Buijs


Born in The Netherlands

​Currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland



2013 – 2015    Master in Fine Arts, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, FHNW, Basel, Switzerland
1990 – 1994    Bachelor of Education in Drawing and Painting, HBO Katholieke Leergangen, Tilburg, The Netherlands 

Exhibitions (S=Solo)

2020 Transmergence #02 Entre Nous, Regionale 21, FRAC Alsace, Sélestat Cedex, France

2020/2021 Art at Work, a corporate exhibition, NRG Princeton, NJ USA, curated by Heather Christensen Smith

2020 “Pandemic Projections”, public video projections in response to current social-distancing efforts in place to stop transmission of COVID-19, Singac NJ, USA, curated by Wavelength, a curatorial collaborative by Gianluca Bianchino and Jeanne Brasile

​2020 Quarantaine, Spaceout, a viral exhibition curated by Maeva Rosset and Christelle Becholey Besson, Payerne, Switzerland

2019 Taplin Gallery, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton NJ, USA 

2019 Hopewell Tour des Arts, Open Studios Hopewell NJ, USA

2019 VAST EXPANSES, two-person exhibition with Katrina Bello, Brick + Mortar Gallery, Easton PA , USA 
2019 STOOK feel the need, De Steenfabriek, Gilze, The Netherlands
2019 INDEX, Index Art Center, Newark NJ, USA 

2019 The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, Guest Artist - Open Studios, New York City NY, USA
2018 Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton NJ, USA 
2018 ‘Sav/fe’, Fort Sabina, Heijningen, The Netherlands​
2018 pictura, Galerie plan.d., Düsseldorf, Germany
2017 ‘Malerei’, Cuisine Atelier Mondial, Basel, Switzerland
2017 Video-Summe 17 'Videoförmig', Kaskadenkondensator, Basel Switzerland
2016 Regionale 17, 'Border-Crossing', FABRIKculture, Hégenheim France
2016 Liste Total, LISTE 21 - Art Fair, Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel, Switzerland
2015 Regionale 16, Städtische Galerie Stapflehus, Weil am Rhein, Germany
2015 Mx. World. On the Million Genders of the Real, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, curated by Chus Martinez
2015 Irma la Douce, REVISITED, Penthouse Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

2015 Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Bottmingen, Switzerland (S)
2014 About Painting, Art Gallery HAUS 41, Gipf-Oberfrick, Switzerland (S)

2014 Zwanzig Jahre Kasko, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland
2014 20 Jahre Kasko, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland

Awards and Honors 
2019: The New York Foundation for the Arts, Fiscal Sponsorship for Project "iExist", a forthcoming Artist Book and Exhibition, NY USA
2019: The New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Newark, NJ USA


Projects (Selection)

2019 Critic Group, The New York Foundation for the Arts, Alumni Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Newark, NJ USA
The Second Day, Art Institute HGK Basel, The living Atelier, Trevor Paglen, Experiments with students, curated by Chus Martinez

2014 Radio X, 'Nachtgespräche' with Birgit Kempker and the Art Institute HGK Basel, Switzerland










































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