Carolein Smit

Born 1970 in Amersfoort, The Netherlands
She lives and works in Zussen, Belgium

Education
1996            European Ceramics Working Centre, ʻs-Hertogenbosch, NL.
1979-1984  Academie of fine arts, St Joost, Specialisation grafics and lithography.
                   Breda, The Netherlands.

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Drents Museum in Assen, NL
         L'amour fou, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, D.
         Myth and Mortality, The fairytale world of Carolein Smit, Victoria and       
         Albertmuseum, London, UK.
2016 Golem, Carolein Smit, Galerie Michèle Hayem, Paris, FR.
2015 Lʼamour fou, Flatlandgallery, Amsterdam, NL
2014 Emanation, Gallerie Michael Haas, Berlin, D.
2012 Death and the maiden, Flatlandgallery, Amsterdam, NL, .
2011 Galerie Dukan&Hourdequin, Marseille, France.
2010 Huid en haar, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL.
2009 Tränenrot und Perlentau, Gallerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany.
         Art Amsterdam, Flatlandgallery, Amsterdam, NL.
2008 Flatland Galerie, Utrecht, NL.
2007 Galerie Jan van Hoof, ʻs-Hertogenbosch, NL.
2005 Innocenti, Brutto Gusto, Rotterdam, NL.
2003 Artotek Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
         Museum Keramion, Frechen, Germany.

Group Exhibitions
2019 PAN Artfair with Huub Hannen Gallery from Maastricht, Amsterdam, NL.
         Beyond the vessel, Mesher, Istanbul, Turkey.
         The child in me, Istanbul, Turkey.
         Vanitas, Tiendschuur, Tegelen, NL.
         Raketstart, Stedelijk Museum Breda, Breda, NL.
         Art Fair Galeristes, with Galerie DA END from Paris, Paris, FR.
         Art fair Collect, with James Freeman Gallery from London, London, UK.
         TEFAF with Galerie Patrice Trigano from Paris, FR.
         TEFAF with Galerie Michael Haas from Berlin, Germany.
         PAD Artfair with Galerie Michele Hayem from Paris, FR.
         Zarte Flügel, dicke Brummer” Museum Keramion, Frechen, Germany.
2018 TEFAF, with Galerie Patrice Trigano from Paris, FR.
         TEFAF with Galerie Michael Haas from Berlin Germany
         PAD Artfair, Paris, with galerie Michèle Hayem, Paris, FR.
2017 Paizô, with Mike MacKeldey, Galerie Da-End, Paris, FR.
         Galeristes, Galerie Da-End, Carreau du Temple, Paris, FR
         Cabinet Da-End 07, Galerie Da-End, Paris, FR
         PAD Artfair with Galerie Michele Hayem, Paris, Tuileries, FR.
         ExtraORdinaire at galerie Michele Hayem, Paris, FR.
         Art Paris with Flatlandgallery, Paris, FR.
         First Biennale of De heilige Driehoek, Oosterhout, NL.
         Resistenza e Meditazione", at galerie Michele Hayem in Paris, FR.
2016 La terre devant soi" Carolein Smit With Xue Sun, Galerie Michèle Hayem, Paris, FR.
         Galeristes, Galerie Da-End, Carreau du Temple, Paris, FR
         Cabinet Da-End 06, Galerie Da-End, Paris, FR
         Sexy Ceramics, Museum het Princessenhof in Leeuwarden, NL.
         Ceramix, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht en Maison Rouge Parijs.
2015 Skeletten, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, NL
         Queensize, Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, Arnhems Museum, NL.
         Objectif Terre, Chateauroux Biennale of Ceramics, curator Stéphanie Le Follic-Hadida,
         Chateauroux, France.
         Omnia vanitas, WCC-BF Gallery, Les Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, Belgium.
         Ceramix, Ceramic Art from Gauguin to Schütte”, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL.
         Art Paris, with Flatlandgallery, Paris, France.
         Art Cologne, with Gallerie Michael Haas, Cologne, Germany.
2014 Art Basel, with Gallerie Michael Haas, Basel, Switzerland.
         Art Paris, with Flatlandgallery, Paris, France.
         Queensize, Me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany.
         Droomkunst, Singermuseum, Laren, NL.
         The remarkable lightness of being, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium.
         Anningahof, Zwolle, NL.
2013 Viewing Room, All Visual Arts Gallery, London, UK.
2012 Hey, Modern art and Popculture, Musée de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, France.
         Metamorphosis, All Visual Arts Gallery, London, UK.
2011 Memoires de Futur, The Olbricht Collection, Maison Rouge, Paris, France.
         Art Amsterdam, with Flatlandgallery, Amsterdam, NL.
         Walk the dog, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany.
2009 Scope Basel, with Flatland Galerie Basel, Switzerland.
         Art Rotterdam, with Flatlandgallery, Rotterdam, NL.
2008 Art Paris, with Flatland Galerie, Paris, France.
         Kunst Körperlich, Körper Kunstlich, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany.
2006 European Ceramic Context 2006, The artmuseum of Bornholm, Gudhjem, Denmark.
         Art Amsterdam, with Brutto Gusto, Amsterdam, NL.
2005 Art Forum Berlin, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany.
2004 Collect Artfair, with Terra gallery in Victoria & Albertmuseum in London UK.
         Lʼobsession du detail, Fondation Bernardaud, Limoges, France.
         E bella la bestia?, Lo sprito del lago, Stresa, Isola Bella, Italy.
2001 Half om Half, Van Reekummuseum, Apeldoorn, NL.
         Wir sind die Ander(en), New museum Martha in Herford,  Germany.
2000 Stormcenters, Watou, Guestcurator Jan Hoet from SMAK, Gent, Belgium.

Scholarships and Prizes
2016 Scholarship Mondriaanstichting Amsterdam, NL.
2010 Oeuvreprize City of Breda.
2005 Scholarship, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam
1999 Keranovaprize for free sculpting.
1992, 1993 and 1995
Workscholarship, Found. for Contemporary Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, NL.

Work in Collections
Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Germany.
Olbricht Collection, Germany.
Reydon Weiss Collection, Bremen, Germany.
Asante Collection, Basel, Switzerland.
Bouwfonds, Hoevelaken, NL.
Knoll Design Nederland, NL.
Interpolis, Tilburg, NL.
FSGroep, Hilversum, NL.
Collection Eneco Energie, Rotterdam, NL.
Collection J. Schwartz, New York, USA.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, GB.
Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, GER.
Scheringa Museum for Realism, Spanbroek, NL.
Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, NL.
Fuled International Museum (FLICAM) Fuping, China.
Drents Museum, Assen, NL.