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HELEN VERHOEVEN    b. 1974, Leiden, The Netherlands

2005-2006       Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education,
                        Culture and Science, Amsterdam
2001                MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York
1996                BFA, San Francisco, CAArt Institute, San Francisco
1994                School of Visual Arts, New York


2008    Events One and Two, Wallspace, New York, NY
            Events One and Two, Mesler & Hug, Los Angeles, CA

2007    The Beautiful Many,  Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2006    Saints, Wallspace, New York, NY

2004    Nightmares, Wallspace, New York, NY

2003    Targets, Wilkinson Hall—The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY


2008    Tints of Majesty, Lizabeth Oliveria, Los Angeles, CA
            Pruesspress, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
            Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst 2008, GEM Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Den Haag, NL

2007    Some Kind of Portrait—curated by Simon Watson & Craig Hensala, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
            Hedendaagse Figuratie #2—curated by Pim Trooster, Kunstcentrum, Hengelo, Hengelo, NL
            About Contemporary Figuration, Safe Art, Dalfsen NL    
            Recent Acquisitions - Young Painting' Sammlung Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria    

2006    The Presence of Absence—curated by Rachel Howe, Gallery w52, New York, NY
            In Order of Appearance, Living Arts Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
            25 Bold Moves—curated by Simon Watson/Scenic, 382 West Broadway, New York, NY
            Parts, Xiamen City, CN, 'Rijksakademie at Parts'
            Open Ateliers—curated by Nacisse Tordoir, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

2005    Hot Spots 05, Sammlung Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria
            Seven Young Painters, Bowie Van Valen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
            ArtReview 25: Emerging US Artists, Phillips de Pury & Co, New York, NY
            The Exploding Plastic Inevitable—curated by Simon Watson/Scenic, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY
            Open Ateliers—curated by Nacisse Tordoir, Rijkakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2004    Show and Tell, Zimmer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2003    The Holiday Shopping Show II—curated by Robin Kahn, Wallspace, New York, NY
            Photography As Model, Wallspace, New York, NY
            Space Invaders, Fishtank, Brooklyn, NY

2002    Night of a 1000 Drawings, Artist Space, New York, NY

2001    MFA Exhibition, Tribeca Hall, New York, NY

1997    Baggage, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996    Betrothed, Falkurk Cultural Center, San Raphael, CA
            Snacks, ACME Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995     Lateral, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

1994    Posturing, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Its About Power, Belcher Street Studios, San Francisco, CA


2008    Smith, Roberta, “Pruesspress@Rental,” Art in Review, The New York Times, Friday June 27, 2008
            Guus Luijters, JFK Magazine, September 2008
            Raymond Frenken, “Een Keuse (1),” Tube Light, May 8, 2008
            Shin Yamauchi, Someone’s Garden, June 2008
2007    Booth, William, “Big Walls to Fill,” The Washington Post, Monday, December 10, 2007
            Spijkerman, Sandra, NRC Handelsblad, February 2007
            BLVD Magazine, NL “100 Veelbelovende Vrouwen,” January 2007
            Amsterdam Weekly, January 25, 2007
2006    Morris, Ryan, “Helen Verhoeven at Wallspace,” Fecal Face, April 2006.
            Spijkerman, Sandra, Kunstbeeld, “Tussen Pixel en Pigment:
            Jonge schilders en de constructie van de voorstelling,” nr. 3, 2006
            Fischl, Eric, “Eleven Artists From Everywhere,” The Believer, Dec 2005/Jan 2006.
2005    Kunitz, Daniel, and Ribas, Joao, “The ArtReview 25: Emerging US Artists,” Art Review, April 2005.
            Egan, Maura. “Trail Blazers,” T: The New York Times Magazine, February 20, 2005.
2004    Frolke, Viktor, “Girlfriends,” Elle (NL) November 2004.
            “De Kunst van Helen Verhoeven,” Elle Wonen (NL), May 2004.
2003    Krenz, Marcel. “Reconstructing Representation,” Contemporary, Issue 55, 2003.
            “Paper VIP List,” Paper Magazine, June 2003.
2002    “Dagelijks Leven in New York,” Palet Magazine, Aug/Sept 2002.
            Galerie Selectie NRC Handelsblad, July 4, 2002.


2007     The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, (Basisstipendium), NL
2006     Stichting Dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2006     Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds - "Van Eck-Vollgraff Fonds" The Netherlands
2006     ARCADIS, The Netherlands
2002     Research/Travel Grant, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University
2002     Prince of Whales Foundation—Travel Grant, Normandy
2001     John Alexander Research Fellowship, New York


Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami, FL
Sammlung Essl Collection, Vienna, Austria
Collectie Koninklijke KPN,  Den Haag, NL
ARCADIS, Amsterdam, NL