Lilian Eliëns

Born in Heerlen, The Netherlands, 24-12-1967
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Education

Academy of Arts Utrecht (HKU), Utrecht NL, 1987-1992, section: painting and drawing

Awards

Royal Awards for Painting, nominated in 2003
Royal Subsidy for Painting, nominated in 2001

Stipendia

Fonds BKVB basisstipendium, granted in 2006
Fonds BKVB basisstipendium, granted in 2002

Exhibitions/Presentations (a.o.)

  • Upcoming: Oct. 2022, Art Noord, Museum Belvédère Heerenveen icw. Galerie De Roos van Tudor
  • Upcoming: Sept. 3 – 16 2022, solo exhibition, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Leeuwarden
  • KunstRAI, Galerie Serieuze Zaken, Amsterdam 2022
  • KunstRAI, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Amsterdam 2021
  • ‘Liefhebbers’, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Leeuwarden, 2019 – 2020
  • ‘PICK ME!’, We Like Art @ DE.GROEN, Arnhem, 2019
  • KunstRAI, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Amsterdam, 2019
  • OPEN HOUSE, We Like Art, Amsterdam, 2018.
  • ‘Join the Dots’, exhibition World Art collection Benneton, Salone Degli Incanti, Trieste(It), 2018
  • Secret Postcard Sale, We Like Art, Amsterdam, 2017
  • SummerShow, Nieuw Dakota & Francis Boeke Projects, Amsterdam, 2017
  • KunstRAI, WOW Amsterdam, 2017
  • Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, 2017
  • Xmas Xhibition, Francis Boeske Projects & Rozenstraat 59 Foundation, Amsterdam, 2016
  • SummerShow Winners 2016, Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam, 2016
  • SummerShow, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, 2016
  • KunstRAI, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Amsterdam, 2016
  • ‘LUST FOR LIFE, Painting Today’, We Like Art, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, 2016.
  • ‘SIZE MATTERS’, We Like Art Show, Tetem, Enschede, 2015 – 2016
  • ‘Omgeven/Interact’, with Klaartje Pander, De Meerse, Hoofddorp, 2015
  • ‘Motives’, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Leeuwarden, 2015
  • SummerShow, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, 2015
  • ‘Bright Lights’, Galerie De Roos van Tudor, Leeuwarden, group show, 2014 – 2015
  • ‘I am not doing anything until I feel the need’, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, group show, 2014
  • Art Rotterdam, We Like Art, group show, 2014
  • Galerie Lutz, Delft, 2014
  • ‘Minimentaal 2’, Maria Chailloux agency visual arts, Metis-nl, Amsterdam, 2013
  • Re: Rotterdam Art Fair, 2013
  • ‘AAN’ Art Amsterdam Noord, ateliers Chrysantenstraat, Amsterdam, group exhibition, 2012
  • Meet & Greet ING House, 2012
  • We Like Art @ Open Tuinen Dagen, Keizersgracht-koetshuis, Amsterdam, group exhibition, 2012
  • ‘Catwalk’, Galerie Maria Chailloux, Amsterdam, solo exhibition, 2011
  • ‘In de Hal – 4’, 4 galleries on 1 location, Loods 6, Amsterdam, group exhibition icw. Galerie Maria Chailloux, 2010
  • Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, group exhibition, 2010
  • ‘In de Hal – 3’, 4 galleries on 1 location, Loods 6, Amsterdam, group exhibition icw. Galerie Maria Chailloux, 2009
  • ‘Minimal’, icw. Galerie Maria Chailloux, ArtSpace, Amsterdam, 2009
  • ‘In de Hal – 2’, 4 galleries on 1 location, Loods 6, Amsterdam, group exhibition icw. Galerie Maria Chailloux, 2008
  • ‘Coming Home for Christmas’, Arts center Signe, Heerlen, group exhibition, 2007 – 2008
  • ‘In de Hal’, 4 galleries on 1 location, Loods 6, Amsterdam, group exhibition, 2007
  • ‘Convoi Exceptionnel’, Loods 6, Amsterdam, group exhibition, icw. Galerie Maria Chailloux, 2006
  • KPMG, Amstelveen, group presentation, 2006
  • Galerie Maria Chailloux, Amsterdam, solo exhibition, 2005
  • ‘La Glacière Déglacée’, La Glacière Brussels, group exhibition, 2004
  • KunstRAI, Galerie Maria Chailloux, 2004
  • Royal Awards for Painting, Royal Palace, Amsterdam, nominees group exhibition, 2003
  • Annex Galerie Maria Chailloux, Amsterdam, solo exhibition, 2002
  • ‘Still’, Havezate ‘de Haere’, Olst, group exhibition, 2002
  • Royal Subsidy for Painting, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, nominees group exhibition, 2001
  • ‘Schoon/Clean’, W139, Amsterdam, group exhibition, 2001
  • ‘Painted Image Limited’, Outline, Amsterdam, group exhibition, 2000

Collections

  • AkzoNobel Art Foundation, 2010, 2012
  • KPMG 2004, 2006, 2008
  • Honeywell, 2006
  • City-Theatre Utrecht, 1998
  • art-library Utrecht, 1996, 1997 & 2003
  • several private collections, 1993-now

Publications

  • Tussen decoratie en diepgang, Leeuwarder courant, Tekst Susan van den Berg
  • Kwetsbare rock chicks van Lilian Eliens, interview met We Like Art
  • Het voyeurisme van Lilian Eliens door Heidi van Damme, International yoga magazine, mei juni 2018
  • De laatste We like art- selectie voor nrc-next door Michiel Hogenboom, nrcnext.nl 25 januari 2012.
  • Kwaliteit, durf en creativiteit, de kunstcollectie van KPMG!
    Corporate Plaza, Simone Lensink, januari 2006
  • ‘Signe haalt kunstenaars terug’, De Limburger, Caspar Cillekens, Jan. 2008
  • ‘We Build New Sentences’, W139 Annual ’99 – ’02, Kees Keijer&Jean Bernard Koeman, December 2002
  • ‘Serene en verscheurde vrouwen’, Overijssels dagblad, W. van der Beek, March 2002
  • ‘Slagschaduwen op de muur’, het Parool, Kees Keijer, March 2001
  • ‘Luxus’, Haagse Courant, R.Vossen, July 1997

Miscellaneous

  • Toekenning Award Jakunst, 2021
  • Summershow 2016, New Dakota, Amsterdam winnaar Jury prijs.
  • nominated for Wim Izaksprijs, 2010
  • visiting lectureship Academy of Arts Utrecht, 2003-2004
  • initiator/curator exposition ‘La Glacière Déglacée’ icw. Anita Arensman
  • La Glacière, Brussels, June 2004
  • initiator/visiting curator exposition ‘Still’ icw. Bas Peeperkorn, Havezate ‘de Haere’, Olst, January-March 2002
  • initiator/visiting curator exposition ‘Clean’ icw. Jurriaan Molenaar, W139 Amsterdam, April 2001