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Gabriëlla  Cleuren


1942 born in Kleine-Spouwen, Belgium.

1965 study of Nordic Art and Music at the University of Oslo, Norway.

1966-1970 living and working in Bonaire, Dutch Antilles.

1970-1988 living and working in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.

1970–72 painting and drawing at the Academy in Hasselt, Belgium under the tutelage of R. Vandereycken.

1977–82 painting and drawing at the Academy in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium under the tutelage of H. De Volder and V. Neels. Sculpture with H. Tersago.

1989-1997 living and working in Hamburg, Germany.

1990 participant in the summer academy Pentiment in Hamburg, Germany.
Since 1997 living and working in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.




Solo exhibitions

2011 "Brave new, old World" installation of paintings in SDworx, Antwerp, Belgium.

2010 "Painted thoughts and memories : painted diaries" : Huis Hellemans, Edegem (Belgium).

2009 "Volle leegten" : Zeeuwse bibliotheek, Middelburg (Netherlands). "Painted thoughts and memories : painted diaries" : Unizo, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium). "Variation on painted diaries" : Galerie Croissant, Brussels (Belgium).

2008 "Virtual worlds, a diary in colors" : paintings, pastels and sculptures Galerie Deutz Art and Design, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium). "Verloren werelden" : Art Gallery De Cleene Houttuyn, Middelburg (Netherlands).

2007 "Vrouwendag : women and work" : installation on invitation of Gynaika and VOK in cultural centre Vooruit, Ghent (Belgium).

2006 "Feuilles uniques d'une vie" : La Galerie.be, Brussels (Belgium). "Volle leegten" : PostArt, Hulst (Netherlands). "Brave new, old worlds" : Art Gallery Vercammen, Hamme (Belgium), "Psychological portraits" 's Landshuis, Hulst (Netherlands).

2005 Event "De maakbare mens" : University Ghent (Belgium), composition "create yourself".

2004 "Virtual worlds" : paintings, pastels and sculptures in Galerie Deutz Art and Design, Sint- Niklaas (Belgium).

2003 "Brave new, old worlds" : paintings, waterworks and sculptures in Galerie Deutz Art and Design, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium).

1998 Calligraphic Art, Stadsschouwburg, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium).

1995-96 "Liebe" calligraphy in Art Gallery AMD, Düsseldorf (Germany).

1994 Installation and exhibition in the Christuskirche, Othmarschen (Germany) : Parallels with the "Messiah" of G.F. Händel.

1992 Portrait exhibition with Förster Erben, Hamburg (Germany). Calligraphy Art – "Liebe" in Justizkanzlei Wessing Berenberg Gossler, Hamburg (Germany). Art Gallery "Im Elysee" : diary pages Hamburg (Germany). "Liebe" : Art Gallery Forum, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg (Germany). Guest exhibition at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg (Germany) : "Parallels with Popea of Monteverdi" on the occasion of a performance in the hall of mirrors there.

1991 Galerie Dr. Meyer, Hamburg (Germany).

1988–89 Participant in Lineart, Ghen (Belgium)t; with Art Gallery Dr. Maringer (Austria). Art Gallery Mercatore, Antwerp (Belgium). Art Gallery Lösekrug, Berlin (Germany)). Art Gallery Dr. Maringer, Sankt-Pölten (Austria).




Group exhibitions

2011 Filled emptynessess at Art Gallery De Cleene Houttuyn, Middelburg, Netherlands

2010 "Between black and white" Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium."Lof der Zotheid" Museum Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. "300years old and still looking good" Sint-Pauls Cathedral, London, UK

2009 "Oppositions" : La Galerie.be, Brussels, Belgium. Taking part in the 7th. festival international des arts plastiques in Monastir (Tunesia). "Confrontation" : participation in group exhibition Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, Sint-Niklaas (BE).

2008 Selection for taking part in the 6th. festival international des arts plastiques in Monastir (Tunesia) on invitation of the organization : a museum for Monastir. Participation in group exhibition Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, Museum Zwijgershoek, Sint-Niklaas (BE).

2007 La Galerie.be, Brussels : participation in group exhibition "Le 8ème Péché". Participation in international symposium (Hannover, D) "Europa wächst, Kunst entsteht". Galerie Deutz Art and Design, Sint-Niklaas, presentation artist group "Unica6"

2006 La Galerie.be, Brussels : participation in the travelling communal exhibition "La boîte". "Pas de deux" of Gabriëlla Cleuren & Jean-Pierre Hendrickx in the old cultural centre of Ohain. Participation in group exhibition Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, "Gekoesterd".

2005 Participation in the Art Fair "Tour & Taxis" Brussels: Participation in the exhibition Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, Academy of Sint-Niklaas "Pas de deux"

2004 Participation in group exhibition Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, Museum Zwijgershoek Sint- Niklaas. Participation in "Zwischenräume" with a large creation, together with German artists in Hittfeld Hamburg (D), under the direction of curator Dagmar Detlefsen. Participation in "La Main" in La Galerie.be in Brussels; together with Francophone artists.

2003 "Face à face" in La Galerie.be, Brussels together with 3 Francophone artists.

2002 Participation in the exhibition by the Koninklijke Wase Kunstkring, Museum Zwijgershoek Sint- Niklaas "diary pages". Participation in Art event in Antwerp: Art Fair for Artists.

2001 Desastres de la guerra, Museum Zwijgershoek Sint-Niklaas : participation in exhibition Wase Kunstkring (the artist has in the meantime been accepted as a member of the Wase Kunstkring).

1997 Vernetzung. Visionen Künstlerische Zukunft, Hamburg (D). Group exhibition Seevetaler Künstler in Bank (Kreissparkasse), Harburg (D).

1995-96 Travelling exhibition "Dialog II" by artists from 13 countries. Group exhibition Jubileum Lukasgezellen (Museum Sint-Niklaas).

1994 Travelling Group Exhibition "Kommunikation" organized by the "Harburger Anzeigen und Nachrichten" (D). "Moderne Kunst zum Kirchentag" in "Rathaus Harburg" (D). Group exhibition Seevetaler Künstler (D). An Art Fair following selection : Frauenmuseum Bonn (D).

1991 Group exhibitions with the Seevetaler Künstler and East-German artists in Hamburg and Rostock (D).

1983–89 Group exhibition Lukasgezellen Sint-Niklaas. Group exhibition Lukasgezellen Galerie Brabo.