​ ​​​Mariejon de Jong-Buijs



Born in The Netherlands

​Currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland


Education (Selection)
2013 – 2015 MFA, Institute Art Gender Nature (former Institute Kunst FHNW), Basel Switzerland
1990 – 1994 BA Teacher Drawing / Painting, Fontys, University of Applied Sciences, Tilburg The Netherlands 


Solo – Duo exhibitions
2023 Interface, Lille Grand Palais, curated by Annuschka Leung, Lille France (Solo presentation)
2022 Project 10, with Senam Okudzeto, space25, Basel Switzerland
2021 HATAK, online Exhibition, Attic Space North Willow, Montclair NJ, USA 

2021 ‘Flatness interrupted‘, PAN-Basel, Switzerland, curated by Isabel Balzer
2019 Vast Expanses, with Katrina Bello, Brick + Mortar Gallery, Easton PA, USA, curated by Colleen Gutwein O'Neal

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

Group exhibitions (Selection)
2023 Imaginary Mountains: Remembering Painting, Ballroom Gallery, Brussels Belgium, curated by Isabel Balzer

2022 Irgendwo in den Bergen: Reflecting Painting, Scala Trun, Switzerland, curated by Isabel Balzer
2021 37. Kantonale Jahresausstellung 2021, Kunstmuseum Olten, Olten Switzerland

2021 PICTORIAL SPACES, Regionale 22, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz Switzerland, curated by Inés Tondar & Ines Goldbach

2021 Art Matters 4, Online Exhibition, Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne Germany
2021 Heute malen wir, Villa Renata, Basel Switzerland, curated by Isabel Balzer
2021 Transmergence #02, Regionale 21, FRAC Alsace, Sélestat France, curated by Isabelle Marchall

2021 Summe 2021, Bookshop Palermo, Basel Switzerland
2021 10'000 Years Oslo, Salon Mondial, Münchenstein Switzerland

2020 “Pandemic Projections”, public video projections, Singac NJ, USA, curated by Wavelength

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 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’, Atelier Mondial, Basel, Switzerland
2017 Video-Summe 17 'Videoförmig', Kaskadenkondensator, Basel Switzerland

2016 Regionale 17, 'Border-Crossing', FABRIKculture, Hégenheim France, curated by Martina Siegwolf & Andreas Frick
2016 Liste Total, LISTE 21 - Art Fair, Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel Switzerland

2015 Regionale 16, Städtische Galerie Stapflehus, Weil am Rhein Germany, curated by Peter Bosshart
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
2014 Zwanzig Jahre Kasko, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel Switzerland 

Awards and Honors
2022: Pre-selection on Project iExist for the Global Exhibition Program of Project Anywhere, 2022. An exhibition program for art at the outermost limits of location-specificity. 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 

Artist Talks - Projects

​Lithography, Druckwerkstatt Seon, Seon Switzerland (2023)
Artist talk, Project 10, space25, Basel Switzerland (2022)
The Second Day with Trevor Paglen, Institute Art Gender Nature (FHNW), Basel Switzerland (2014)
Night Talks, Radio X, Institute Art Gender Nature (FHNW), Basel Switzerland (2014)

2023 Life is better in the country, Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, 2nd Edition. Printed in Switzerland

2022 Life is better in the country, Mariejon de Jong-Buijs, 1st Edition. 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 France. ISBN 978-2-911963-74-2










































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