About the artist
Joost de Jonge (1975) is a widely exhibited Dutch artist with work in a wide range of international collections. Solo exhibitions of his work were organised in Almería Spain, at AM-Gallery, Vromans Gallery in Friesland, The Netherlands, Bill Lowe Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia and at Alexander Salazar Fine Art in San Diego California. Furthermore he participated in many duo and group exhibitions as well as Art fairs in Milano and in Bologna (ARTE Fiera Bologna), with Galleria Studio Legale, to name but a few. He was educated at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and ’s-Hertogenbosch, and at the Universitat de Barcelona, and earned his BFA in painting with honors at the School of the Arts in Utrecht, followed by an artist residency at the Fundación Cultural Knecht-Drenth in Callosa d’en Sarrià, Spain. He has been a guest lecturer at the VU University in Amsterdam (visual Art and the American Poet, MA) speaking about his ekphrasis project.