PRESENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Groninger Museum Groningen, The Netherlands

Group exhibition "Wat zullen de buren zeggen", Photography from own collection, February 8 - October 4, 2020

https://www.groningermuseum.nl/kunst/tentoonstellingen/wat-zullen-de-buren-zeggen

Ruimtemakers: Buiten-expositie Breda The Netherlands

Solo exhibition "Voyage Pittoresque" curated by Stedelijk Museum Breda/Marjolijn van de Ven, a collaboration with the Municipality of Breda., August 22 - November 1, 2020

https://stedelijkmuseumbreda.nl

https://corona.breda.nl/ruimtemakers

Exhibition history

Exhibitions 2022

Stedelijk Museum Breda, Breda, The Netherlands

Solo exhibition, curated by Marjolein van der Ven, December 3, 2022 - April 30, 2023

https://stedelijkmuseumbreda.nl/en/exhibitions

Exhibitions 2021

Flora Photographica 1990-2020, Internationally travalling exhibition

Group exhibition, the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography (Minneapolis/ Lausanne, Switzerland), September 4 - December 31, 2021

https://www.fep-photo.org

Foto Oostende, Oostende, Belgie

Group exhibition, Biënnale FotOOtende, fotofestival van Oostende, curator Stephane Verheye, September 3 - October 24, 2021

Seoulwave Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

Solo exhibition "Ruud van Empel-PhotoArt", curated by Dyne Lee, September 3 - November 29, 2021

http://www.seoulwave.co.kr

Museum Slager, s-'Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Group Exhibition "Het Genereuze Gebaar" curated by Jan Nelissen, April 26 - May 30, 2021

https://www.museumslager.com

Vincent van Gogh Huis, Zundert, the Netherlands

Solo exhibition "Ruud van Empel-Inventing Van Gogh", curated by Ron Dirven, March 21 - August 22, 2021

https://www.vangoghhuis.com

Exhibitions 2020

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, USA

Group exhibition "Masters of Photography from the Garner Collection" curated by Cory Woodall, November 14, 2020 - March 14, 2021

https://www.sdmart.org

NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany

Group exhibition: Panda! Panda! The cute in Art-Media-Pop Culture, curated by Dr.Birgit Richard, October 8, 2020 - January 10, 2021

https://www.nrw-forum.de/ausstellungen

Vincent van Gogh Huis, Zundert, the Netherlands

Solo exhibition "Ruud van Empel-Inventing Van Gogh", curated by Ron Dirven, Postponed to 2021, August 30, 2020 - January 24, 2021

https://www.vangoghhuis.com

Ruimtemakers: Buiten-expositie Breda, The Netherlands

Solo exhibition "Voyage Pittoresque" curated by Stedelijk Museum Breda/Marjolijn van de Ven, a collaboration with the Municipality of Breda., August 22 - November 1, 2020

https://stedelijkmuseumbreda.nl

https://corona.breda.nl/ruimtemakers

Hangar Photo Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium

Solo Exhibition "25 years of Photo Works" curated by Delphine Dumont, May 19 - July 18, 2020

https://www.hangar.art/ruud-van-empel

Museum Slager, s-'Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Group Exhibition "Het Genereuze Gebaar" curated by Jan Nelissen-The exhibition is postponed to 2021!, April 26 - May 30, 2020

https://www.museumslager.com

Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA

Solo exhibition "Landscapes" The exhibition is postponed!, April 24 - May 24, 2020

https://www.jacksonfineart.com/artists/ruud-van-empel/

Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

Group exhibition "Wat zullen de buren zeggen", Photography from own collection, February 8 - October 4, 2020

https://www.groningermuseum.nl/kunst/tentoonstellingen/wat-zullen-de-buren-zeggen

Stedelijk Museum Breda, Breda, The Netherlands

Group exhibition, Dongen Revisited, curator Ron Dirven & Dingeman Kuilman, January 1 - 26, 2020

https://stedelijkmuseumbreda.nl/tentoonstelling/dongen-revisited?previous=upcoming_exhibitions

Exhibitions 2019

Photo Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Group exhibition, curated by Christiane Caujolle, October 24 - November 24, 2019

https://www.if.institutfrancais.com/fr/festival-photo-phnom-penh

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/DP-PPP-2019-EN.pdf

Stedelijk Museum Breda, Breda, The Netherlands

Group exhibition, Dongen Revisited, curator Ron Dirven & Dingeman Kuilman, October 12, 2019 - January 26, 2020

https://stedelijkmuseumbreda.nl/tentoonstelling/dongen-revisited?previous=upcoming_exhibitions

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Schermafbeelding-2019-07-10-om-08.43.45-kopiëren.jpg

Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen-Oranjewoud, The Netherlands

Group Exhibition "Van Thom tot nu" The Museum Collection 15 years, October 5 - December 15, 2019

https://www.museumbelvedere.nl/nu_te_zien/

Art Noord#3 in Museum Belvedere, Heerenveen Oranjewoud

Group exhibition, Pop-Up Art store#4 by De Kunstdames, September 26 - 29, 2019

https://www.museumbelvedere.nl/art-noord-3/

Museum Henriette Polak, Zutphen, The Netherlands

Group exhibition "Paradise lost", July 6 - September 22, 2019

https://museazutphen.nl/plan-je-bezoek/tentoonstellingen/paradise-lost/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Schermafbeelding-2019-08-11-om-18.02.18-kopiëren.jpg

Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Solo exhibition "Floresta Negra", May 7 - June 1, 2019

https://huxleyparlour.com/exhibitions/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/its-nice-that....jpg

Museum Belvedere, Oranjewoud/Heerenveen, The Netherlands

Solo exhibition "Making Nature" curated by Han Steenbruggen, February 9 - May 26, 2019

https://www.museumbelvedere.nl/nu_te_zien/grote-zaal/

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Group exhibition "Going Public: Florida Collectors Celebrate the Norton", February 9 - June 4, 2019

https://www.norton.org/archived-exhibitions

Museo del Paesaggio, Venice, Italy

Group exhibition Fini & Confini, curated by Dionisio Gavagnin, February 9 - March 31, 2019

https://museodelpaesaggio.ve.it

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Schermafbeelding-2019-02-21-om-09.59.54.jpg

Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Group Exhibition "Yummy yummy" , January 20 - March 9, 2019

http://www.flatlandgallery.com/exhibitions/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Parool-2019.pdf

Singer Museum, Laren, The Netherlands

Group exhibition "Out of Office" Kunstschatten uit bedrijven, January 1 - April 14, 2019

https://www.singerlaren.nl/agenda/374/Kunstschatten_uit_bedrijven/Out_of_Office/

Exhibitions 2018

Singer Museum, Laren, The Netherlands

Group exhibition "Out of Office" Kunstschatten uit bedrijven, December 11, 2018 - April 14, 2019

https://www.singerlaren.nl/agenda/374/Kunstschatten_uit_bedrijven/Out_of_Office/

Cultuurhuis Zinder, Tiel, The Netherlands

Group exhibition "Het kind in mij" curated by Piet Augustijn & Jack van Mildert, October 17 - December 3, 2018

www.zinder.nl

Hangar Art Center Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Solo exhibition "Photo Object Art" curated by Delphine Dumont, October 11 - November 10, 2018

https://www.hangar.art

Salon Stux West, New York, USA

Group exhibition "Out of the blue" curator Stefan Stux, March 3 - April 29, 2018

https://www.stuxgallery.com

Erasmus Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Art collection EUR” curated by the men from the Post-departement, January 1 - 18, 2018

https://www.eur.nl/campus/cultuur/kunst

PhotoBrussels Festival 2017, Brussels, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION “Thematic Portrait” Curated by Delphine Dumont-Laforge, January 1 - 18, 2018

https://www.photobrusselsfestival.com/ruud-van-empel

FaceBook PhotoBrussels

instagram PhotoBrussels

Museum More, Gorssel, The Netherlands

Group Exhibition "The Museum More Photography collection" curated by Feico Hoekstra, January 1 - August 7, 2018

https://www.museummore.nl

MoCP Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, USA

Group exhibition "Race, Gender and Representation", January 1 - April 14, 2018

https://www.mocp.org

Exhibitions 2017

PhotoBrussels Festival 2017, Brussels, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION “Thematic Portrait” Curated by Delphine Dumont-Laforge, November 18, 2017 - January 18, 2018

https://www.photobrusselsfestival.com/ruud-van-empel

MoCP Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, USA

Group exhibition "Race, Gender and Representation", October 8, 2017 - April 14, 2018

https://www.mocp.org

Erasmus Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Art collection EUR” curated by the men from the Post-departement, September 22, 2017 - January 18, 2018

https://www.eur.nl/campus/cultuur/kunst

Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen

GROUP EXHIBITION with works from Teun Hocks, Shinkichi Taijiri and Keiko Sato, September 15 - October 27, 2017

Museum Hilversum, Hilversum, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION Bling Bling Baby, curator Nadine Barth, August 24 - October 15, 2017

Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, Leiden, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION, “Casa Romana" curated by Lies Willers, May 24 - September 17, 2017

http://www.rmo.nl/tentoonstellingen

Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION, “Portraits”, April 28 - July 1, 2017

https://www.jacksonfineart.com/exhibitions/153-ruud-van-empel-portraits/

Gallery Beetles + Huxley, London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITION, “Portraits”, February 21 - March 18, 2017

21c Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION, “Shifting Coordinates”Curated by Alice Gray and Kevin Moore, February 3 - June 24, 2017

https://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/museum/exhibit/shifting-coordinates/

Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Goed gemaakt” Curated by Kunstschrift & KAdE, January 21 - April 17, 2017

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/concept_Goed-gemaakt_2016.pdf

Vicki Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION, "Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal" curated by Richard Rinehart, January 12 - February 26, 2017

http://denverarts.org/local_exhibits/myhren_dusk_to_dusk_unsettled_unraveled_unreal

Naussau County Museum of Art, New York, USA

Group exhibition "New Photo's, Long Island Collects", January 1 - March 5, 2017

http://nassaumuseum.org/exhibits_new_photos_v2.php

Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Face it” curated by Carine Lacor, January 1 - April 16, 2017

https://jck.nl/nl/tentoonstelling/face-it-oordelen-op-t-eerste-gezicht

Exhibitions 2016

Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Face it” curated by Carine Lacor, December 19, 2016 - April 16, 2017

https://ck.nl/nl/tentoonstelling/face-it-oordelen-op-t-eerste-gezicht

Diamantbeurs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Collectors view” Curated by Fons Welters & Lauri Cluitmans, November 23 - 27, 2016

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/collecters-view-invitation.pdf

Naussau County Museum of Art, New York, USA

Group exhibition "New Photo's, Long Island Collects", November 19, 2016 - March 5, 2017

http://nassaumuseum.org/exhibits_new_photos_v2.php

More Than a Century of Photos at Nassau County Museum of Art

NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION Bling Bling Baby, curator Nadine Barth, November 19, 2016 - January 15, 2017

http://www.nrw-forum.de/en/press/bling-bling-baby

International Photography Festival of Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

GROUP EXHIBITION at the photo festival, TRANSVERSAL, curator Guilherme Cunha, October 15 - November 27, 2016

http://www.fif.art.br/2017/

3rd Annual Fotoistanbul Istanbul International Photography Festival, Istanbul, Turkey

SOLO EXHIBITION at the photo festival, curator Hüseyin Yılmaz, October 1 - 30, 2016

http://www.fotoistanbul.org

Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Vrij naar Jan Mankes” curated by Han Steenbruggen, September 22 - October 30, 2016

https://www.museumbelvedere.nl

Festival Portrait(s) 2016, Vichy, France

GROUP EXHIBITION, Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud (CCVL), “Ruud van Empel, IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS", June 10 - September 4, 2016

https://www.ville-vichy.fr/agenda/festival-portraits-2016

MoPA-Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Beauty and the Beast: Animal in Photography" Curator Deborah Klochko, May 28 - October 19, 2016

https://mopa.org

Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Souvenir d'Intime", March 12 - April 30, 2016

De Vishal, Haarlem, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION, "What's behind that painted smile", curated by Hans de Bruijn, January 31 - March 6, 2016

https://www.devishal.nl

Exhibitions 2015

FotoArtFestival, Bielsko-Biala, Poland

SOLO EXHIBITION in photofestival, curated by Inez Baturo, October 16 - 31, 2015

http://fotoartfestival.com/pl/strona-glowna/

NoordBrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Botanische Kunst-een bloemrijke wetenschap", curated by Yvette van der Zande, September 12 - December 13, 2015

http://www.hetnoordbrabantsmuseum.nl

Grand Valley State University Art Gallery, Michigan, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION, "Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal" curated by Richard Rinehart, August 28 - October 31, 2015

https://www.gvsu.edu/events/dusk-to-dusk-unsettled-unraveled-unreal:27/

SBK, Breda, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Generatie SBK-Born in the '50s", July 27 - September 29, 2015

https://www.sbk.nl/index.php?r=site/page&view=expositie&id=130

Gallery Beetles + Huxley, London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITION, June 2 - 27, 2015

https://huxleyparlour.com/exhibitions/ruud-van-empel/

PHOTISSIMA, Biennale Venice, Italia

GROUP EXHIBITION, Created by Fondazione Artevision, Director Telemaco Rendine, May 6, 2015 - October 30, 2016

https://www.photissima.it

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Eyes Only" curated by Stefan Stux, April 29 - June 6, 2015

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Eyes-Only_PR_FINAL.pdf

OTIS, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles CA USA

GROUP EXHIBITION, "Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal" curated by Richard Rinehart, April 11 - July 26, 2015

https://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Dusk-to-Dusk-PR.pdf

Robischon Gallery , Denver CO, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Far between", March 19 - May 2, 2015

https://www.robischongallery.com

UCONN, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION, "The Omnivore’s Dilemma: Visualized" curated by Barry A. Rosenberg, February 4 - April 25, 2015

https://contemporaryartgalleries.uconn.edu/exhibitions/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/UCONN-Contemporary-Art-Galleries.pdf

Photo Phnom Penh, Cambodia

SOLO EXHIBITION, at the photofestival, curated by Christian Caujolle, January 30 - February 28, 2015

http://institutfrancais-cambodge.com/ppp/

Exhibitions 2014

Museum Dr.Guislain, Gent, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Pleisterplekken" curated by Eric Bracke, November 22, 2014 - February 15, 2015

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/museum-drguislain-pleisterplekken.pdf

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/weliswaar-be-pleisterplekken.pdf

Beetles + Huxley, London, UK

GROUP EXHIBITION "The Photographers 2014", November 20 - December 23, 2014

https://huxleyparlour.com

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "Identites", October 30, 2014 - November 20, 2013

http://www.kid-in.net/on-beauty/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Stux2014.pdf

Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "new work", September 13 - October 11, 2014

Singer Museum, Laren, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Droomkunst", the collection of Gerard van Wezel, May 29 - August 31, 2014

https://www.singerlaren.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Droomkunst-singerlaren.pdf

Museum Flehite, Leusden, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Natura Mystica", May 22 - July 6, 2014

http://museumflehite.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/NaturaMystica-MuseumFlehite.pdf

Yellowstone Artmuseum, Billings Montana, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Face to Face", March 20 - August 24, 2014

https://www.artmuseum.org/exhibition/face-to-face/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/FaceToFace-YellowstoneArtMuseum.pdf

NoordBrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Ruud van Empel", curated by Maureen Trappeniers, February 15 - June 8, 2014

http://www.hetnoordbrabantsmuseum.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/NBMPersbericht_Ruud_van_Empel.pdf

Art Center Maison Particulière, Brussel, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Gemoedstoestanden", January 16 - March 30, 2014

http://www.maisonparticuliere.be/nl/huidige/546.html

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/La-Libre-be2014.pdf

Exhibitions 2013

Getxo, Spain

GROUP EXHIBITION "Ametsak Dreams", curated by Christian Caujolle, August 29 - September 29, 2013

https://www.getxophoto.com

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2013-GetxoPhoto.pdf

FoMu, Fotomuseum Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium

SOLO EXHIBITION "Ruud van Empel", curated by Joachim Naudts, July 28 - October 6, 2013

https://www.fotomuseum.be

Musée Lanchelevici, La Louvière, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Métamorphoses" Jan Fabre, Belinda de Bruyckere, Ruud van Empel en Gaetano K Bodanza, July 25 - August 25, 2013

https://ruudvanempel.nl/images/stories/Exhibitions/2013/2013Musee-Ianchelevici-Expositions.pdf

Museum Het Valkhof , Nijmegen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "PHOTOGRAPHY EXTENDED" curated by Frank van de Schoor & Antoon Melissen, June 15 - October 27, 2013

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2013-MetropolisM.pdf

Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "De kunst van het opvoeden", April 27 - September 15, 2013

https://www.dordrechtsmuseum.nl/tentoonstellingen/de-kunst-van-het-opvoeden/

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2013Kunst-van-het-Opvoeden.pdf

Buitenplaats Beeckestijn, Velsen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "portretten van 17e/18e en 21e eeuw" curated by Nathalie Faber,, April 21 - July 23, 2013

https://buitenplaatsbeeckestijn.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2013BuitenplaatsBeeckestijn.pdf

TU Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Reframe" curated by Anna Houwen, April 12 - 21, 2013

https://www.tac.nu

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2013REFRAME-Fotofestival.pdf

Queensland Center for Photography, Bulimba, QLD, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITION "Treasures, the Art of Collecting", March 30 - April 28, 2013

https://ruudvanempel.nl/images/stories/Exhibitions/2013/2013Queensland-Centre-for-Photography.pdf

Houston Center for Photography, Houston Texas, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Unusual Garden" , March 8 - April 21, 2013

http://www.hcponline.org/exhibits/exhibitions/view/15/unusual-garden

Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden

SOLO EXHIBITION "Ruud van Empel, Pictures don't Lie", director of exhibitions Min-Jung Johnson, March 7 - June 8, 2013

https://www.fotografiska.com

Neue Galerie im Rathauspark, Gladbeck, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION "Won Ocean", January 1 - 11, 2013

http://www.neue-galerie-gladbeck.de/?page_id=389

Exhibitions 2012

Neue Galerie im Rathauspark, Gladbeck, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION "Won Ocean", November 16, 2012 - January 11, 2013

http://www.neue-galerie-gladbeck.de/?page_id=389

MoPA-Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "Ruud van Empel, STRANGE BEAUTY" Curator Deborah Klochko, October 12, 2012 - February 1, 2013

https://www.mopa.org

Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Sunday Chapter", October 6 - November 11, 2012

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "Sunday", Upper gallery, September 13 - October 20, 2012

https://stuxgallery.com

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/DLKCollection-Sunday-Stux.pdf

Kasteel van Gaasbeek, Brussel, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Sehnsucht" Curator Oscar van den Boogaard, September 7 - November 11, 2012

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012KasteelVanGaasbeek-Sehnsucht.pdf

Gallery Terra Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITION "Over the reality" , September 1 - October 6, 2012

https://ruudvanempel.nl/images/stories/Exhibitions/2012/2012Gallery-Terra-Tokyo.pdf

Breda's Museum, Breda, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Licht", July 15, 2012 - September 2, 2014

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012BredaMuseumLicht.pdf

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "SUMMER, Piping Down The Valleys Wild", June 28 - August 3, 2012

K/Haus Vienna, Vienna, Austria

GROUP EXHIBITION "Megacool 4.0. Youth and Art", curated by Prof. Dr. Birgit Richard, June 14 - September 30, 2012

https://www.k-haus.at

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012KuenstlerhausMegacool.pdf

The Netherlands Embassy, Washingthon DC, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Night highlights the best of Dutch art, photography & design" Curator Philippien Noordam, May 17 - June 17, 2012

http://dc.the-netherlands.org

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012Dutch-Embassy.pdf

ZuiderzeeMuseum, Enkhuyzen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "De kleur van Water" Curator Caroline Vos, April 6 - October 12, 2012

https://www.zuiderzeemuseum.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012ZuiderzeeMuseum.pdf

MOTI Museum, Breda, Nederland

GROUP EXHIBITION "Het beeld van de 21ste eeuw" curated by Joost Zwagerman, April 4 - July 4, 2012

International Festival of Photography edition 2012, Knokke, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Schoonheid in de 21ste eeuw" curated by Christophe De Jaeger, March 25 - June 30, 2012

http://cultuur.knokke-heist.be

Kunsthal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Zoet&Zout" Curator Maartje van den Heuvel MA,, February 14 - June 10, 2012

https://www.kunsthal.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012Kunsthal-Zoet-Zout.pdf

Exhibitions 2011

Museum Dr.Guislain, Gent, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Maliciously Young" curated by Patrick Allegaert & Bart Marius, October 1, 2011 - May 20, 2012

https://www.MUSEUMDRGUISLAIN.BE

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011DangerouslyYoung.pdf

Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Photoworks 1995-2010" curated by Ruud Schenk, September 10 - November 27, 2011

http://www.groningermuseum.nl/tentoonstelling/ruud-van-empel

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011GroningerMuseumToerisme.pdf

Danziger Projects, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Daniele Tamagni & Africolor", July 14 - September 10, 2011

http://www.danzigerprojects.com

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011ArtDaily-org.pdf

Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

GROUP EXHIBITION "Imagine Earth", Ulsan Photography Festival Korea 2011, July 1 - August 10, 2011

Fundacao Bienal-Parque do ibirapuera-portao-3, Sao Paulo, Brazil

GROUP EXHIBITION "spfw-Sao Paulo Fashion Week, The year of Holland in Brazil" curated by Hans Blankenburgh, June 14 - 26, 2011

Stux Gallery , New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "Wonder", April 7 - May 14, 2011

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011DLK-Wonder-Stux.pdf

Museum Het Valkhof , Nijmegen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "FOTO(=)KUNST" curated by Frank van de Schoor, Martin Rogge en Ruud van Empel, February 20 - July 19, 2011

https://www.MUSEUMHETVALKHOF.NL

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011ValkhofFoto-Kunst.pdf

Exhibitions 2010

Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Wonder", October 30 - December 18, 2010

Review in NRC Weekblad oktober 2010 (pdf)

www.flatlandgallery.com (pdf)

http://www.lucyindelucht.nl (pdf)

LUMC Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Digitale verleiding" curated by Sandrine van Noort & Rommert Boonstra, October 7 - November 21, 2010

https://www.lumc.nl

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/MareDigitaleVerleiding2010.pdf

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2010-fantastische-fotografie.pdf

ART+ART Gallery, Moscow, Russia

SOLO EXHIBITION A Notable Act, September 23 - October 15, 2010

ArtArtMoscow.pdf

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION South Gallery "Generations", September 16 - October 23, 2010

dlkcollection.blogspot.nl (pdf)

NoordBrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Aanwinsten: Stillevens van Ruud van Empel", September 14 - December 12, 2010

http://www.hetnoordbrabantsmuseum.nl

TZR Galerie Kai Brückner, Düsseldorf, Germany

EXHIBITION "Generations" Jarg Geismar-Ruud van Empel, July 16 - August 28, 2010

www.tzrgalerie.de (pdf)

Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

GROUP EXHIBITION "Small Adults" curated by Sagi Refeal, June 24 - July 30, 2010

shayaryegallery.com (pdf)

Stichting Dommel in Beeld, Brabant, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Kunstprojekt Elders" curated by Marc Volger, June 18 - September 5, 2010

Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany, Darmstadt, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION "Märchen kunst", June 6 - October 10, 2010

http://www.kunsthalle-darmstadt.de

The Portsmouth Museum of Fine Art, Portsmouth VA 23704, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "At the Edge: Subversive Ideas and New Forms", May 1 - July 11, 2010

Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Portraits of the 21st Century", February 20 - April 11, 2010

Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "The Valkhof Experience", February 13 - August 22, 2010

www.museumhetvalkhof.nl (pdf)

Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Vintage! Ruud van Empel", January 9 - February 10, 2010

www.flatlandgallery.com (pdf)

Exhibitions 2009

Anti-Crises AHA-Kunstprojekt, Hasselt, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION "Smile, Stad als Canvas", September 26 - December 26, 2009

https://www.smilehasselt.be

Ulsan Culture and Arts Center , Ulsan, Korea

GROUP EXHIBITION "2009 Ulsan International Photography Festival", September 12 - 27, 2009

https://www.ulsanphoto.org

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2009-ulsanphoto-org.pdf

Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

GROUP EXHIBITION "Visual intersection" , September 11 - 18, 2009

https://www.sippa.org

Creating Identity: Portraits Today, 21C Museum, Atrium Gallery, 700 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA

Creating Identity: Portraits Today, August 14 - December 31, 2009

www.21cmuseumhotels.com

www.21cmuseumhotels.com (pdf)

Villa Giulia - CRAA Centro Ricera arte Attuale, Corso Zanitello 8, 28922 Verbania, Turin, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITION "Flower Power" Curator Andrea Busto, May 23 - October 4, 2009

Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA

"The Elton John AIDS Foundation Portfolio", May 19 - August 22, 2009

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Picturing Eden" Curator Deborah Klochko, May 9 - August 1, 2009

www.ringling.org (pdf)

Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstadt, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION "Aussicht aufs Leben" Curator Ate Noll & Prof. Kris Scholz, April 24 - 26, 2009

www.dtdf.de (pdf)

Gallery Terra Tokyo, Noa Blgd, 1F 2-3-4- Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo

SOLO EXHIBITION "Dawn, Moon, World: New photo works by Ruud van Empel", April 18 - May 23, 2009

galleryterratokyo.jp (pdf)

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2012Gallery-Terra-Tokyo.pdf

Brandenburgische Kulturstiftung Cottbus, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION "Humor", April 8 - June 14, 2009

http://www.museum-dkw.de

Flatland Paris, 78 Rue Amelot F 75011, Paris, France

SOLO EXHIBITION "Souvenir", March 14 - April 18, 2009

Le Figaro 17-3-2009

Le Figaro 17-3-2009 (pdf)

TZR Galerie Kai Brückner, Düsseldorf, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION "Souvenir", February 14 - April 26, 2009

www.tzrgalerie.de (pdf)

Westdeutsche Zeitung 18-2-2009 (pdf)

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "Dawn, Souvenir, World, Moon", January 29 - March 21, 2009

Ruud van Empel, Dawn, Souvenir, World, Moon (pdf)

www.flickr.com

dlkcollection.blogspot.nl (pdf)

Leica Galerie LGP, Prague, Czech Republic

SOLO EXHIBITION "Ruud van Empel" Curator Jana Bömer, January 15 - April 18, 2009

www.lgp.cz (pdf)

Exhibitions 2008

Ruarts Foundation, Moscow, Russia

GROUP EXHIBITION "Playground", December 19, 2008 - January 24, 2009

www.ruarts.ru (pdf)

The New Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

GROUP EXHIBITION "The Enchanted Garden", December 13, 2008 - January 24, 2009

https://www.aucklandartgallery.com

Glaspaleis, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "The Take off" Schnuck Collectors House, November 29, 2008 - February 15, 2009

Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tuscon, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Oh L'amour", November 22, 2008 - March 8, 2009

www.creativephotography.org

Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITION "Diana und Acteon" Curator Beat Wismer, October 25, 2008 - February 15, 2009

www.museum-kunst-palast.de

Presstext Diana und Acteon

Museum of Art, Utica, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Picturing Eden" Curator Deborah Klochko, September 21, 2008 - January 4, 2009

www.mwpai.org (pdf)

Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "De-light" Curator Cleo Campert, September 5 - October 5, 2008

Des Moines Art Centre, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Private Universe" Curator Laura Burkhalter, August 29 - December 7, 2008

CB Collection Roppongi Noa Blgd, 1F 2-3-5- Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo

SOLO EXHIBITION Curated by Mr. Isope, August 20 - November 22, 2008

www.cb-a.jp

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/CB-COLLECTION-WEB_Opmaak-1.pdf

Kunstverein Talstrasse E.V., Halle, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION Curators Matthias Rataiczyk & Christin Müller-Wenzel, July 24 - September 7, 2008

http://kunstverein-talstrasse.de

Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION “Met zorg verzameld” Kunstcollectie Isala Klinieken, July 11 - August 31, 2008

Invitation(pdf)

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "From Head to Toe" Curator Stefan Stux, June 12 - August 14, 2008

Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Mijn Kunst" Verzamelaars delen hun passie, June 4 - November 2, 2008

Poster Exhibition (pdf)

Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, Spanbroek, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Holland zonder haast, Fotografie uit de jaren vijftig", May 25 - October 5, 2008

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Far from here" Curator Kinsey Katchka, February 17 - July 13, 2008

https://ncartmuseum.org

The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Picturing Eden" Curator Deborah Klochko, February 9 - May 5, 2008

https://www.thegracemuseum.org

Rose Art Museum, Brandels University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION, January 23 - April 13, 2008

Rose Museum Publication (pdf)

Corrosia, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Flevoland, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Henrik Barends, January 12 - February 3, 2008

Hartstocht in Hoogeveen, Hoogeveen, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Wilcovak Expositie" Curator Erik Stoffers, January 2 - 16, 2008

Exhibitions 2007

CDAN Centro de Arte Y Naturaleza, Huesca, Spain

GROUP EXHIBITION "Coleccion Josep Civit, La vida privada", November 16, 2007 - February 3, 2008

www.cdan.es (pdf)

Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Exotica" Curator Martin Rogge, November 6, 2007 - February 10, 2008

The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "This is not a portrait" Curator Jo Ann Conklin, November 3 - December 21, 2007

https://www.brown.edu

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2007David-Winton-Bell-Gallery-1.pdf

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/KIDS2007.pdf

MoPA-Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Picturing Eden" Curator Deborah Klochko, September 15, 2007 - January 13, 2008

www.mopa.org/content/featured-artists (pdf)

Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine

GROUP EXHIBITION "An instinctive eye" The Sir Elton John Photography Collection, June 15 - August 12, 2007

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/2007PinchukArtCenter.pdf

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/gallerymagazine_kiev_ukraine2007_aug.pdf

Bellaza Pericolosa, Pan (in collaboration with Chelsea Art Museum NY), Napels, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Manon Slome, June 5 - October 23, 2007

Fotofestival Naarden 2007, Naarden, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION Theme: "EMOTICONS" Curator Dick Breebaart, May 17 - June 10, 2007

Galerie 4, Galerie Fotografie, Cheb, Czech Republic

GROUP EXHIBITION "Aktuelle Porträte aus Holland" Curator Henrik Barends, May 4 - 29, 2007

Museum de Valkhof, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "World and other series" Curator Frank van der Schoor, March 24 - June 4, 2007

Review Gelderlander 23-03-2007

Review Gelderlander 31-03-2007

Review NRC-Handelsblad 27-03-2007

Review Telegraaf 05-03-2007

Review NRC-Next 28-03-2007

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "World", February 15 - March 17, 2007

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 10-03-2007 (pdf)

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Picturing Eden" Curator Deborah Klochko, February 3 - March 10, 2007

Galerie Rabouan-Moussion, Paris, France

SOLO EXHIBITION "World" Curator Martin Rogge, February 3 - March 10, 2007

Movie: Balance Between Reality and Perfection

Des Moines Art Centre, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Meet the New You" Curator Laura Burkhalter, February 2 - May 2, 2007

www.desmoinesartcenter.org

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/DesMoines.pdf

Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Dangerous Beauty" Curator Manon Slome, January 25 - April 28, 2007

Dangerous Beauty (pdf)

Catherine Clark Gallery, San Fransisco, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Group Photo Show", January 4 - 27, 2007

Invitation (pdf)

www.cclarkgallery.com (pdf)

Exhibitions 2006

TZR Galerie Kai Brückner, Düsseldorf, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION "World"
, October 20 - December 9, 2006

Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "World", October 14 - November 19, 2006

Review Kunstbeeld (pdf)

Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "World", September 8 - October 28, 2006

Review Atlanta Journal Constitution 24-09-2006

Review Child of Nature 2006

The Art Omni International Arts center, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Out of context", The Fields Sculpture Park, June 24 - July 14, 2006

Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Six degrees of seperation" Curator Stefan Stux, June 8 - July 15, 2006, June 8 - July 15, 2006

www.artcat.com (pdf)

6th Photography Biennale, House of Photography, Moscow, Russia

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Olga Sviblova, March 30 - April 25, 2006

George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, USA

GROUP EXHIBITION "Picturing Eden" Curator Deborah Klochko, January 28 - September 4, 2006, January 28 - September 4, 2006

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/eden_press-2.pdf

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/picturingeden-2.pdf

Stux Gallery, New York, USA

SOLO EXHIBITION "Perfection/Imperfection", January 26 - February 28, 2006

Exhibitions 2005

Gallery Baudelaire, Antwerp, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Henrik Barends, October 15 - November 26, 2005

Fotofestival Antwerpen 2005, Antwerpen, Belgium

Group exhibition at galerie Baudelaire Antwerpen, October 15 - November 26, 2005

http://www.galeriebaudelaire.be

Noord Brabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Fotoserie Cultuur van Brabant", June 14 - August 28, 2005

Caprice Horn Galerie, Berlin, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION "A summary of Photo-Worlds 1996-2004" Curator Kai Brückner, April 16 - June 6, 2005

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/DieWelt.jpg

DSM Hoofdkantoor, Heerlen, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Digitale schilderkunst" Curator Catharien Romijn, March 4 - April 11, 2005

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/nrc-online-201512.pdf

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/DSM-Collection.pdf

Gemeentemusem Den Haag, Den Haag, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "H X B X D RABO Kunstcollectie" Curator Marieke van Schijndel, February 26 - May 8, 2005

Jan van Hoof Galerie, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Ruud van Empel, Fotowerken", January 16 - February 6, 2005

Exhibitions 2004

Gallery Baudelaire, Antwerpen, Belgium

SOLO EXHIBITION Curator Henrik Barends, October 3 - December 17, 2004

TZR Galerie für Bildende Kunst, Bochum, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION "Study in Green", May 22 - July 19, 2004

Quatrieme Biennale Internationale de la Photographie et des Arts Visuels, Liège, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Dorothée Luczak, February 14 - March 31, 2004

Exhibitions 2003

Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, Spanbroek, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Magisch Realisme in context", September 9, 2003 - February 8, 2004

Fotofestival Naarden, Grote Kerk Naarden, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Boundless" Curator Dick Breebaart, May 29 - June 22, 2003

Fotobiennale Rotterdam, Fotogalerij Erasmus Faculteit, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "The Office" Curator Frits Gierstberg, March 15 - April 20, 2003

Flyer (pdf)

Exhibitions 2002

Universiteit van Tilburg, FAXX, Tilburg, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Het verlies van onschuld" Curator Moniek IJzermans, November 1 - December 9, 2002

Kunsthal de Remise, SBK, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION "Oog in oog" Curator Adriaan Monshouwer, April 5 - May 5, 2002

https://ruudvanempel.nl/publications-in-books/oog-in-oog/

Exhibitions 2001

MUA's Four Halls, Universitat d'Alcant, Spain

GROUP EXHIBITION "Fragments", November 8, 2001 - January 19, 2002

www.ua.es (pdf)

Art-Twente, Enschedé, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Han Steenbruggen, October 11 - 16, 2001

Galeria Berini, Barcelona, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITION "28 Women" Curator Mariona Fernández, March 29 - April 30, 2001

http://cielvariable.ca/en/?s=ruud+van+empel

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Gente-di-Fotografica-1.jpg

Exhibitions 2000

Cartagena Galeria, Murcia, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITION "The Office" Curator Mariona Fernández, June 7 - July 4, 2000

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Press-Spain.pdf

Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal

SOLO EXHIBITION "The Office" Curator Mariona Fernández, May 5 - 31, 2000

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Press-Spain.pdf

Primavera Photografica, Caligrama Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITION "The Office" Curator Mariona Fernández, March 23 - April 19, 2000

Invitation (pdf)

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Press-Spain.pdf

Exhibitions 1999

Fotomanifestatie Noorderlicht, Kunstbureau Arteria, Groningen, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Wonderland", September 25 - October 31, 1999, September 25 - October 31, 1999

Carmen Oberst Kunstraum, Hamburg, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION "Photographics" Curator Adriaan van der Have, June 11 - July 4, 1999

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/PhotoNews1999-No-6.pdf

Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "Waterpas of optisch recht?" Curator Han Steenbruggen, January 23 - March 30, 1999

Press and publicity (Dutch; pdf)

Invitation (pdf)

Exhibitions 1998

Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITION "New Photographics" Curator Adriaan van der Have, October 17 - November 11, 1998

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/Foto-sept98.pdf

S.B.K. Photography Weekend, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITION Curator Adriaan Monshouwer, June 5 - 7, 1998

https://ruudvanempel.nl/wp-content/uploads/KUNSTBLAD-no2-2002-1.pdf