Cindy Wright
Born in Herentals (Belgium), November 29, 1972
Lives and works in Antwerp
  
 
E-mailcontact@cindywright.org
 
Websitewww.cindywright.org
www.galerievandeweghe.be
www.debuckgallery.com
 
Studies
 
2005 - 2006Postgraduate, laureate at the Higher Institute for Fine Arts (H.I.S.K.), Antwerp
1992 - 1996Royal Academy for Fine Arts Antwerp (KASKA),Master in the Visual Arts, Painting
 
Solo Shows
 
2016Solo Show, “Glamoured by decay”, De Buck Gallery, New York, USA
2013Solo Show, “Dark Seeds”, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp, BE
2012Solo show, “Shadow of a dream”, Salon Blanc, Oostende, BE
Solo show, “Silence of the night”, RonMandos Galerie, Amsterdam, NL
2011Solo Show, Reality can be the strangest fantasy, Mark Moore Gallery, 5790 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA, USA, May 21st - July 9th 2011
Solo Show, Solo booth at Pulse Art Fair N.Y. with Mark Moore Gallery/ booth A3, Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York, U.S.A., March 3rd - March 6th 2011
2009Solo Show, Galerie Ronmandos, Amsterdam,NL
Solo Show, Artbrussels (solobooth Galerie Ronmandos), Brussels,BE
2008Solo Show, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City (Los Angeles), California, USA 01/11/2008-20/12/2008
2007Solo Show, Cindy Wright AON price 2007, Indian Caps, Antwerp, BE
2006Solo Show, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA, 18/02/'06-25/03/'05
Solo Show, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 14/04/'06-11/06/'06
2005Solo Show, Galerie Mercator, Antwerpen, BE, 10/'04-01/'05
2004Solo Show, Solo Booth, Galerie Annie Gentils, Art Brussels, BE
2003Solo Show, Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp, BE
1998Solo Show, Bernarduscentrum, Antwerp, BE
 
Group Shows
 
2016Drawing Front, Kunstvereniging en Drawingcentre Diepenheim, NL
Nature Morte, Contemporary artists reinvigourate the still Life
Konsthallen Bohuslän Museum, Uddevalla, SWE
In love with beauty, Exhibition and auction at Sotheby’s
Art-Transfo, Transfostraat 3-15 Zwevegem
The proof of the pudding is in the eating, a painting show
Kusseneers Gallery, Brussels, BE
Verzamelde verhalen, over de kracht van mededogen, kunstenfestival Watou, Poperinge, BE
2015Dries Van Noten “Inspirations”, MM, Modemuseum Antwerpen, BE
Occupied emotions, Broelmuseum, Broelkaai 6, Kortrijk, BE
Art View, Atomiumexpo, Temporary exhibition, Brussels, BE
Art Brussels 2015, Galerie Van De Weghe, Brussels,BE
Vanitas extended, historical sites and musea of Ypres, BE
Trash, Eastmengallery, zuivelmarkt 50, 3500 Hasselt, BE
Nature Morte, Ha gamle prestegard, NO
2014Dries Van Noten Inspirations, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, FR
Duo’s 2, Organised by Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen in Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp, BE
Art Brussels, Galerie Van De Weghe, Brussels, BE
Museum to scale 1/7, Artis-Naples – the Baker Museum, Florida, USA
Happy Birthday Dear Academy, Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS), Antwerpen, BE
Vanitas revisited, Galerie Ronny Van De Velde, Knokke, BE
Museum to scale 1/7, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, BE
The mind of the artist, Galerie Ronny Van De Velde, Knokke, BE
Pop-Up Expo <Art Attack>, Hasselt, BE
“C” in art, Cindy Wright & Renato Nicolodi, Maurus Moreelhuis, Mechelen, BE
In Between, Kasteel Van Gaasbeek, Gaasbeek, BE
2013Happy Birthday Dear Academy, Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS), Antwerpen, BE
Vanitas revisited, Galerie Ronny Van De Velde, Knokke, BE
Museum to scale 1/7, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, BE
In Between, Kasteel Van Gaasbeek, Gaasbeek, BE
The mind of the artist, Galerie Ronny Van De Velde, Knokke, BE
Pop-Up Expo <Art Attack>, Hasselt, BE
2012Belgium contemporary now, Galerie Baton, Seoul, South-Korea
Open studio's 2012, professional artists in Antwerp 2012, BE
De Pan, Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL
Bartfair, Galerie “Zwart huis” + publication in the book “Belgian artists now”
"Ernest Albert" Price for painting, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, BE
"Pop-Up" artistic links, Museum van Elsene, Jean Van Volsemstraat 71, 1050 Brussels/BE, June 21st - September 9th
"Museum op schaal 1/7" , Galerie Ronny van De Velde at Brafa, Havenlaan 86C 1000 Brussels/BE
"80 days", Torrance Art Museum, 3320 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503/USA
2011En face, curator: Stefan Martens, Cultural center "Ter Dilft", Sint Amandsesteenweg 41-43, 2880 Bornem/BE
Revisited Portraits, The foundation Liedts-Meesen, ZEBRASTRAAT, 9000 Gent/BE
Van Ensor tot nu (From Ensor till now), Delen Private bank, Jan Van Rijswijcklaan 184, B-2020 ANTWERPEN/BE, Exhibition with 75 Belgian artists in honor of the bank's 75th anniversary.
LASM, Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, 100 River Road South, Baton Rouge, Louisiana/U.S.A.
The Brevard Art Museum, Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Eau Gallie at 1463 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida/U.S.A.
A 25th anniversary show at Mark Moore Gallery, Mark Moore Gallery, 5790 Washington Blvd, Culver City/CA/USA
"You and me", Scientific library of the National Bank of Belgium, Warmoesberg 57, 1000 Brussel/BE
2010Elements of nature, Contemporary Art Center, 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
When will they finally See the power of drawing, Galerie Geukens & De Vil, Pourbusstraat 19, Antwerpen/BE
mEATing 2, Perron 58, Gasthuisring 58, Tilburg/NL
Leerling-meester expositie (Professor- student exposition), Kunstpodium-T, Noordstraat 105, 5038 EH Tilburg/NL
For your eyes only - Curator: Hans Theys, Oude Graanmarkt 5, 1000 Brussel/BE
Art Brussels - Galerie RONMANDOS, Brussels Expo - Halls 1 & 3, Place de Belgique 1, 1020 Brussels/BE
The reflected gaze - Self portraiture today at TAM, The Torrance Art Museum, 3320 civic center drive, Torrance C.A. 9053/U.S.A.
2009mEATing, Perron 58, Gasthuisring 58, Tilburg/NL
Curators' choice: New work from MmoCA's Collection of contemporary Art, 227 State Street, Madison, Winsconsin/ U.S.A.
Fading, the museum of Elsene, Jean Van Volsemstraat 71, 1050 Brussels,BE
Cruel intentions, the Paardenstallen, Kortrijk ,BE
Un-SCR- 1325, the Chelsea Art Museum, 556W 22nd street N.Y./U.S.A.
2008Belle du jour, Collette Blanchard, 26 Clinton Street N.Y., USA
FuturARTextiel'08, Broelmuseum, Broelkaai 6, 8500 Kortrijk, BEF
Reflections from the Artist's Eye (contemporary art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art foundation), Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, CA/USA
Insights (Works from the art collections of EU central Banks), collection of the Nationale Bank van België, ECB, Frankfurt, DE
Bloody Beautiful part 2, galerie Ronmandos, Amsterdam, NL
The Hands of Art, SMAK, Gent, BE
Designed By Artists, DNA LAB, Z33, Hasselt, BE
UN-SCR-1325, Geukens & De Vil contemporary Art, Antwerp, BE
2007Degustibus, Broelmuseum/ING Kortrijk, BE
Pushing the canvas, cultuurcentrum Mechelen, BE
Bloedmooi, Historisch museum Rotterdam, NL
Welcome home/ The little cavaliers, MUHKA, Antwerp, BE
Waaruit bestaat een kus?, Monumental, Bornem, BE
Bloody beautiful part 1, galerie Ronmandos, Rotterdam, NL
2006Open studio's, H.I.S.K., Antwerp, BE
Barrack, Final show H.I.S.K., Antwerp, BE
2005Planet Gender, Het Achterhuis, Gent, BE
Open studio's, H.I.S.K., BE
Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, BE
Slow Art, Dutch and Flemish Contemporary Art, DE Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, DE
Back to the Picture, de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL
Rewind, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, DE
2004Frissiras Museum Painting Award, Athens, from 12/'03 till 01/'04, then in Crete and Salonica till 03/'04, GR
K.U.R.K., C.C. De Warande, Turnhout, BE
Prize for Painting Maior Camille Huysmans, St. Jorispand, Antwerp, BE
Freundschaftsmaschine, Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp, BE
2003BP Portrait Award 2003, National Portrait Gallery, London, 06/'03 - 09/'03, and Aberdeen Art Gallery, 12/'03 - 02/'04, GB
Sugar and Spice, Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp, BE
10th International Prize Hoppeland for Painting 2003, Gasthuiskapel, Poperinge, BE
2002The Leak, The Far Site, Brasschaat, BE
1998Jan Cocks, Let's Find Gallery, Boechout, BE
Pas geverfd 2, Temse, BE
1997Spring '97, Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp, BE
Pas geverfd, Moerzeke, BE
19964a, Campo, Antwerp, BE
 
Awards
 
2007AON prize 2007 
2005Jeune Peinture Belge; one of the six selected young artists for The Prize of Young Belgian Painting "contemporary art" at Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
2004Prize for Painting Maior Camille Huysmans, Royal Academy for Fine Arts Antwerp (KASKA)
200310th International Prize Hoppeland for Painting 2003, Prize City of Poperinge
 
Exhibitioncatalogues
 
2016Hedendaagse tekeningen, Drawing front Magazine, Naar aanleiding van de landelijke tekeningenmanifestatie
2015Carnal Desire, Stefanie Dathe/ Volker Demuth/ Cathrin Nielsen/ Rudi Holzberger/ Jörg Sheller, Museum Villa Rot
Vanitas Extended, Exhibition catalogue, Céline Matthieu/ Agnes Violeau/ Liesbeth Waegemans, Ieper Privince West-Flanders
Drawing and painting, Materials and Techniques for contemporary Artists, Kate Wilson, Thames and Hudson
2013Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists reinvigourate the Still-Life Tradition, Michael Petry, Thames & Hudson
Stille Levens: Kunstenaars van nu geven een nieuwe visie op de nature morte, Michael Petry, Ludion
The mind of the artist, Jan Ceuleers, Galerie Ronny Van De Velde
Happy Birthday Dear Academie
Kunst Antwerpen Academie 350, Katharina Van Cauteren, Paul Van Huvenne, Walter Van Beirendonck, Paul Boudens, BAI/Museum aan de stroom (MAS)
Vanitas Revisited, Jan Ceuleers, Gallerie Ronie Van De Velde
Museum to scale 1/7, Michel Draguet, Jan Ceuleers, Pandora publishers (Ronny Van De Velde), Royal museums of fine arts of Belgium
The Pinch, Fiction, poetry, nonfiction and artwork, printed twice yearly by the Creative writing program of the Departement of English at the university of Memphis
2012Belgium contemporary now, Koen Van Den Broek, Gallery Baton, Seoul Korea
2011Mark Moore Gallery / statements Cindy Wright
2010(When will they finally see) The power of drawing, Eric Rinckhout, Galerie Geukens & De Vil
For your eyes only, Hans Theys, De Markten, Tornado Editions
2009Fading, 40 Belgian contemporary artists, essays by Sven Vanderstichelen/Clair Leblanc/Willem Elias/Johan Swinnen.
Cindy Wright by Mark Moore Gallery 
UN-SCR-1325 Chelsea Art Museum, Geukens & De Vil
2008Artists handbook, Expanding Witteborn’s collection with an international selection of contemporary artists including all the leading Belgian artists of today. Ronny Van de Velde and Ludion
UN-SCR-1325, Edith Doove, Geukens & De Vil
INSIGHTS, Jean Claude Trichet, Viola Hildebrandt-Schat, European central Bank
2007Degustibus, Lieven Van Den Abeele/Veerle Van Durme, Broelmuseum & ING Kortrijk
Pushing the canvas, Koen Leemans/ Thibaud Verhoeven/ Nicola Setari, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen
Waaruit bestaat een kus? Tom Peeters, Karel Dierick Monumental V.Z.W.
Bloedmooi/ Bloody beautiful, Silvia B./ Hans Walgenbach/ Sjouk Hoitsma, Historisch Schielandhuis Museum Rotterdam
2006Kunstcollectie provincie Antwerpen, Jasmina Van Kerschaever, Deputatie van de provincieraad Antwerpen
Context K Actuele kunst 2006, CIAP
HISK Laureates 2006, Willem Elias, Hans Martens, Roel Arkesteijn,Higher Institute for Fine Arts
2005Young Belgian Painters Award 2005, text by Peter Doroshenko, Bozar Books
Slow Art, Mattijs Visser, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
OKV, 'Painting in Flanders after 1980', Johan Pas & Mark Ruyters, O.K.V./ I.B.K./ Brakke Grond
2004Art Brussels, 22nd contemporary art fair, p. 156-157
Gelauwerde beelden, Paul Ilegems, Hogeschool Antwerpen (K.A.S.K.A.)
2003B.P. Portrait Award, A.S. Byatt, National Portrait Gallery Publications
10e Internationale Prijs Hoppeland, V.Z.W. Koninklijke Kunstkring Hoppeland Poperinge
Frissiras Award, Edward Lucy-Smith, the Frissiras museum friends fund
1997Spring '97, Jan Walgrave, Provincie Antwerpen
 
Press
 
2016Cindy Wright en Ilse D’Hollander in N.Y., H Art p 23, 21.01.2016
Retourtje Herentals-NYC, Knack p. 87, 20.01.2016
2015Nieuwe Vanitassymbolen, H Art Magazine p. 13,14.05.2015, Inge Braeckman
Slagerkunst, Knack p. 93, 4.11.2015
Leve de dood, Knack p. 83, 29.04.2015
De Gunst van de kunst, Binnenkijken in het atelier van de kunstenaar, De Morgen p. 8, 10.10.2015, Rick Van Puymbroeck
2014Dries Van Noten: Inspired creativity, International N.Y. times, 1&2-03- 2014, p 12
The Word Magazine, The third rate edition, p 120-121
2013Happy Birthday dear academie,H ART magazine, 05.09.2013, p.6&7
Cindy Wright komt sterk uit de verf, Gazet van Antwerpen, 17.05.2013, Culture magazine p6
Nocturn – Cindy Wright, 2013, Knack focus, 21.05.2013, p53
Cindy Wright, H Art magazine, p. 25, 16.05.2013
Psychologisch hyperrealisme, Collect, Up to galleries
2011Contemporary vanitas Cindy Wright, Artlog Browse magazine, video interview, artlog.com/posts/83-contemporary-vanitas
2010Het pure van papier en potlood, De Morgen, 10-12-2010, p. 40
Programmakrant April-Juli 2010 De Brakke Grond, Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond, poster p 5 & 12, 04-2010
15 schilders in de Markten For your eyes only, hART magazine, Hans Theys
2009Beter kijken, hArt magazine, p 26, Machteld Leij, 12-11-2009
Twenty Top Shows, ArtNet, Shaw Michael, 03- 14,-2009
Cindy Wright/Jason Salavon, THE Magazine, 01-2009, p. 57
Vrouw tussen slachtoffer en vredestichter, De Morgen, Tom Ronse, p 52, 14-03-2009
The United Nations, Barbie and I, The Villager, 09-04-2009
2008Voor en over vrouwenrechten, Anne-Marie Poels, hArt, 08-05-2008
Gedaanten van de vrouw, De Morgen, tentoonstelling van de week, Eric Rinckhout, 14-05-2008
2006Caught between pigment and likeness, Los Angeles Times, Holly Myers, 03/03/'06
Please don't lick the paintings (cutting-edge artist brings work to LV), Las Vegas Sun, p.7, Kristen Peterson, 13/04/'06
It's what's for dinner, The News,p.6, Kirk Baird, 18-24/05/'06
Het H.I.S.K. neemt afscheid van Antwerpen, HART, p.7, 21/12/'06
Jonge meesters in gevecht met de wereld, De Morgen, p 66, Ward Daenen
2005Ja hoor, een echte Vlaming, Vlaamse en Nederlandse kunst in Düsseldorf, NRC Handelsblad, p.22, Sandra Smallenburg, 29/07/'05
Vlaamse en Nederlandse kunst van vroeger en nu in Düsseldorf. Achter het vlees loert de dood, De Morgen, p.31, Eric Rinckhout, 13/08/'05
Trage kunst in een snelle samenleving. Oude en nieuwe Vlaamse en hollandse kunst in Düsseldorf, De Tijd. Marc Ruyters, 31/08/'05
Huhn als gackerndes Sinnbild, Rheinische post, p.B9, Gertrud Peters, 16/07/'05
Ein Fisch, verbannt in die Hölle, Slow Art geht ins Detail, Ruhr Nachrichten, MeK, 06/10/'05
Das tempo einer Schnecke, Westdeutsche Zeitung, p.18, Helga Meister, 02/08/'05
Stilleben im Aquarium, Frankfurter Rundschau, p.16, Michael Kohler, 18/08/'05
Otro Ritmo. "Slow Art", en el Museum Kunstpalast de Düsseldorf, Lapiz, Revista Internacional de Arte, 10/'05
Ponctuations estivales Belges, La Libre Belgique, p.36, Claude Lorent, 23/08/'05
Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst in Paleis voor Schone Kunsten. Slechts één die schildert, De Standaard, p.35, Dirk Martens, 01/07/'05
Kunstwereld, Prijsbeesten in Brussel, Kunstbeeld, p.81, Christine Vuegen, 09/2005
Die Kunst, sich Zeit zu nehmen, Antiquitäten Zeitung, Tanja Kemmer, 29/09/'05
Olivier Foulon wint Jeune Peinture, Gazet Van Antwerpen, Frank Heirman, 23/06/'05
A boire et à manger, Le Soir, p.24, Danièle Gillemon, 22/06/'05
Jury gaat voorbij aan favoriete Cindy Wright, de enige schilder onder de laureaten. Prijs van de Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst 2005 gaat naar ‘moeilijke’ Olivier Foulon, De Morgen, p.16, Nica Broucke/ Eric Rinckhout, 22/06/’05
Olivier Foulon wint Prijs Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst, De Tijd, p.11, Mark Ruyters, 22/06/'05
Cindy Wright laureate Prijs Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst 2005. 'Mijn ziel ligt in de schilderkunst', Het Nieuwsblad, p.39, Dirk Martens, 28/06/'05
Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst in Paleis voor Schone Kunsten. Slechts één die schildert, Het Nieuwsblad, p.18, Dirk Martens, 01/07/'05
2004Fotografie ondersteunt schilderkunst (Art Brussels), De Tijd, 03/04/'04
Het alledaagse heeft hoog glamourgehalte (Art Cologne), De Tijd, Bert Popelier
Laureaten Prijs Jonge Belgische Schilderkunst bekend, De Tijd, Mark Ruyters, 02/12/'04
Levend en dood vlees, Gazet van Antwerpen, Frank Heirman
Front- and backcover of the October 2004 Janus Edition:"young artists, new concepts"+ interview by Hilde Van Gelder, p. 21 - 25 
2003Vlees en uniformen met andere ogen, Gazet van Antwerpen, Frank Heirman, 03/'03
Langlaufen langs Galeries, De Morgen, Luk Lambrecht, 06/03/'03
Laureaten bekend van Hoppelandprijs voor Schilderkunst, Het Volk, AHP, 22/10/'03
2002The Leak, De Morgen, p.19, Luk Lambrecht, 13/12/'02
1998Vooral fotografen springen eruit, Gazet van Antwerpen, Frank Heirman, 15/04/'97
Zelfportretten, Knack, Marc Holthof, 07/'98
1997Spring '97, cultuurkrant, p. 12, spring edition '97
 
Public collections
 
Het Museum van Elsene, BE
The contemporary museum Honolulu, Hawaii
Las Vegas Art Museum, U.S.A.
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, U.S.A.
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, U.S.A.
The West Collection, U.S.A.
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, U.S.A.
Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, BE
Provincie Antwerpen, BE
Nationale Bank van België, BE