@Copyright, 2019 Mariejon de Jong-Buijs

​ ​​​Mariejon de Jong-Buijs


Born in The Netherlands

​Currently lives and works in New Jersey, USA


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 

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

Current and upcoming

Vast Expanses, a two-person exhibition with artists Mariejon de Jong-Buijs and Katrina Bellot, Brick + Mortar Gallery, Easton Pennsylvania, USA, 2019

STOOK, feel the need, Steenfabriek, Gilze, The Netherlands, 2019 (opening Sept. 21)

Solo Exhibitions 
2015 Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Bottmingen, Switzerland
2014 About Painting, Art Gallery HAUS 41, Gipf-Oberfrick, Switzerland
2014 Open Atelier, Sempacherstrasse, Basel, Switzerland

2-person Exhibitions
2019 VAST EXPANSES, two-person exhibition with Katrina Bello, Brick + Mortar Gallery, Easton PA , USA 

Group Exhibitions
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 at OPEN DOORS OPEN STUDIOS, New York City NY, USA
2018 Member Show, 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
2017 Biennale Pratteln, Pratteln, 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, Switzerland2014 Zwanzig Jahre Kasko, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland

2014 Open Atelier, Sempacherstrasse, Basel, Switzerland

2014 20 Jahre Kasko, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland

Projects (Selection)
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