Born in The Netherlands

​Currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland



Education (Selection)
2013 – 2015    Master in Fine Arts, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, FHNW, Basel, Switzerland
1990 – 1994    Bachelor of Education in Visual Arts, Te-Ha-Tex, HBO Katholieke Leergangen, Tilburg, The Netherlands 




09.03.2023 - 12.03.2023, Interface, Lille Art Up!, Lille Grand Palais, France 

2023 Imaginary Mountains: Remembering Painting, Ballroom Gallery, Brussels Belgium

2022 Irgendwo in den Bergen: Reflecting Painting, Scala Trun, Switzerland

​2022 Project 10, Senam Okudzeto & Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, space25, Basel Switzerland - duo

​2021 37. Kantonale Jahresausstellung 2021, Kunstmuseum Olten, Olten Switzerland

2021 ​PICTORIAL SPACES, Regionale 22, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz/Basel, Switzerland

​​2021 Art Matters 4, Online Exhibition, Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne Germany

2021 HATAK, online project, Attic Space North Willow in Northern New Jersey, USA - solo

2021 ‘Flatness interrupted‘, PAN-Basel - solo
2021 Heute malen wir, Villa Renata, Basel Switzerland

2021 Transmergence #02, Regionale 21, FRAC Alsace, Sélestat

​2021 Summe 2021, Oslo trifft Palermo, Bookshop Palermo, Basel, Switzerland
2021 10'000 Years Oslo, Salon Mondial, Münchenstein, Switzerland
2020 “Pandemic Projections”, public video projections, Singac NJ, USA

​2020 Quarantaine, Spaceout, 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, Brick + Mortar Gallery, Easton PA , USA - duo
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, 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
2015 Irma la Douce, REVISITED, Penthouse Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

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

2014 Zwanzig Jahre Kasko, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland


2023 Life is better in the country, Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, 2nd Edition. Designed by nonsai, printed in Switzerland

2022 Life is better in the country, Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, 1st Edition. Designed by nonsai, printed in Switzerland

​2021 Fonds régional d'art contemporain Alsace, Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, Catalog in respons to Transmergence #02 Entre nous, FRAC Alsace, Sélestat. Impprimeur / Druckerei: OTT imprimerie, Strasbourg (FR). ISBN 978-2-911963-74-2

Awards and Honors 
​2022: Pre-selection for Project iExist for the Global Exhibition Program of Project Anywhere, 2022. Project Anywhere is supported as part of a partnership between the Centre of Visual Art (University of Melbourne) and Parsons School of Art, Media and Technology (Parsons School of Design, The New School).

2022: The New York Foundation for the Arts, Fiscal Sponsorship for Project "iExist", a forthcoming Artist Book/Exhibition, NY USA
2019: The New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Newark, NJ USA











































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