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Education

  • -HKU-Utrecht High Education for the Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands, B.F.A., 1991
  • -NIMETO, Specialized Technical Education, painting and decorating, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1986

Exhibitions

  • 2021
  • -Unusually Mundane, Museum Helmond, Netherlands
  • 2019
  • -73rd Salon Nacional de Rosario 2019, Museum Castagnino+macro, Rosario, Argentina
  • -National Salon for Visual Arts 2019, Casa Nacional del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -Artificial biology / natural alchemy. Three possible universes, OSDE Foundation, Rosario, Argentina
  • -Continuous Diversity, Helder gallery, The Hague, Netherlands
  • 2017
  • -National Salon for Visual Arts 2017, Palais de Glace – National Palace For The Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2016 
  • -Premio Banco Nación 2016, National Foundation of the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -The Seven Deadly Sins / Hieronymus Bosch in Contemporary Art, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
  • -La Nuit des Sens Croisés, Une expérience de l’émotion inter-sensorielle, Reid Hall, Paris, France
  • -Different Brushstrokes, NL=US Art Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • -Bosquejar esbozar proyectar (II), Galería Quimera, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2015
  • -Resonancia magnética, Gachi Prieto Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Rob Verf – projection video art, Royal Embassy of the Netherlands, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -El método, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Music Of Sence (M.O.S.), Casa Nacional del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2014
  • -Works From the Collection, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
  • -A Homage to Carel Fabritius, Castle Keukenhof, Lisse, Netherlands
  • 2013
  • -LVXII Salon Nacional de Rosario 2013, Museum Castagnino+macro, Rosario, Argentina
  • -The 2013 Tiny Park Drawing Annual, Tiny Park Gallery for Contemporary Art, Austin, USA
  • -Lo de la vida…, la77 exhibition space, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2012
  • -Versatile, Rob Verf, Works 2000-2012, Museum Castagnino+macro, Rosario, Argentina (solo)
  • Rob Verf – The Moment, Helder gallery, The Hague, Netherlands (solo)
  • -Full Foreground, Braga Menendez gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -American Top Models and Other Pieces, Boscotondohal, Helmond, Netherlands
  • -Music Of Taste, ConDIT (Technological District concerts), CheLA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2011
  • -ExpotrasTiendas – International Art – gallery fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -The Last Book, New –York Public Library, New York, U.S.A.
  • 2010
  • -Full Foreground, Testsite, Austin, U.S.A (duo exhibition with the poet Roberto Tejada)
  • -Combined, VAC-exhibition space-University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A
  • The Last Book, Central Library, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2009
  • -The Moment II, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Fall, CRLab – exhibition space, Austin, U.S.A.
  • -Achtung baby/Attention Baby, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
  • -Five x seven
    • -Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, U.S.A
    • -Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, U.S.A
    • -Inman gallery, Houston, U.S.A
  • 2008
  • -Rob Verf, Braga Menendez gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -After Image, Installation, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • E.A.S.T., Flatbed Press, Austin, U.S.A.
  • -The Last Book, National Library, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -White, Museum for the Arts, Tigre, Argentina
  • -White, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -Fall, CRLab-exhibition space, Austin, U.S.A.
  • -ArteBA – International Art – gallery fair  (gallery Braga Menendez), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2007
  • -The Moment I, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Crème de la crème, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
  • -Buenos Aires Photo, International Photo – gallery fair (Braga Menendez gallery), The Glass Palace, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -Rembrandt examinado, Museum Ramon Fidal, Corrientes, Argentina
  • 2006
  • -Rob Verf, ISCP-International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, U.S.A. (solo)
  • -Rembrandt examinado, National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2005
  • -Rob Verf, Braga Menendez gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Ramona intervenida, MALBA-Museum for Latin-American Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -Smile Away The Parties And Champagne, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
  • 2004
  • -Onirico y Privado, Fundation Telefónica – Exibition space, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -ArteBA – International Art – gallery fair (gallery Braga Menendez), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2003
  • -The Uruguay Girl, Luisa Pedrouzo Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Bondage Beauty, Modern Art Foundation Mar Del Plata, Mar Del Plata, Argentina (solo)
  • -Cowboys en Kroegtijgers, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
  • -MKgallery.nl, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • ARCO-International Art – gallery fair (Florencia Braga Menendez Gallery, Buenos Aires), Madrid, Spain
  • -Drawings, Mar Del Plata Modern Art Foundation, Mar Del Plata, Argentina
  • 2002
  • -Rob Verf, Center for Exhibitions Parque Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • 2001
  • -Rob Verf, National Museum for Contemporary Art, Bahia Blanca, Argentina (solo)
  • -Rob Verf, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  • -Rob Verf, MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
  • -4th International Miniprint Triennial Finland, Lathi Art Museum, Lathi, Finland
  • -The Drawing Club, Center for Exhibitions Parque Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • -ARCO – International Art – gallery fair (Mirta Demare Gallery, Rotterdam-Buenos Aires), Madrid, Spain
  • 2000
  • -European Prize for Art Painting, National Museum for Contemporary Art, Knokke, Belgium
  • 1999
  • -The A-B-Collection, Municipal Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, Netherlands
  • -Art Forum Berlin, International Art-gallery fair (MKgalerie.nl), Berlin, Germany
  • 1998
  • -Rob Verf, MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
  • -The Global City, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands 
  • 1997
  • -Rob Verf, Gallery Van Wijngaarden, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
  • 1996
  • -Rob Verf, MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
  • -Rotterdam-Vladivostok, Artetage gallery, Vladivostok, Russia
  • -Manifesta 1 – Rotterdam-Vladivostok, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • -My home is my castle, Eindhoven Art Center, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • -MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1995
  • -Rob Verf, Rotterdam Art Center (CBK), Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
  • -Rob Verf, CASCO, Utrecht, Netherlands (solo)
  • -Rob Verf, Gallery Van Wijngaarden, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
  • -30-40 Artfair for young artists, (Van Wijngaarden Gallery, Amsterdam), Knokke Belgium
  • -Art Amsterdam, (MK Gallery, Rotterdam), Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1994
  • -Rob Verf, works 1991-1994, Municipal Museum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands (solo)
  • -Royal Prize for Art Painting, Royal Palace, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • -Drawings & drawings, Van Gelder gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1993
  • -The Toy Room, ExpoHenk exhibition-space, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • -Different Energies, ExpoHenk exhibition-space, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1992
  • -1st Salon for Utrecht Art, Trade Center / Central Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1991
  • -Centraal Beheer Insurance, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • -HKU, Utrecht, Netherlands

Grants and Awards

  • 2019 73rd Salon Nacional de Rosario 2019, Argentina (award-nomination)
  • 2019 National Salon for Visual Arts 2019, 108ª edition, Buenos Aires, Argentina (award-nomination)
  • 2017 National Salon for Visual Arts 2017, 106ª edition, Buenos Aires, Argentina (special mention)  
  • 2016 Prize for art painting 2016, Bank of the Nation, Buenos Aires, Argentina (winner, 2nd)
  • 2014 LVXII Nacional Salon of Rosario 2013, Rosario, Argentina (award-nomination)
  • 2013 The Seventeenth Annual Robert W. Hamilton Book Award, USA (award-nomination)
  • 2012 The University of Texas System Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award 2013, USA (award-nomination)
  • 2005 O.& O. subsidy, Rotterdam Art Center, Netherlands (travel-grant)
  • 2000 European Prize for Art Painting, Knokke, Belgium (award-nomination)
  • 2000 FvBK, Dutch Art Foundation, Netherlands (grant)
  • 1995 FvBK, Dutch Art Foundation, Netherlands (grant)
  • 1994 Royal Dutch Prize for Art Painting, Netherlands (winner)
  • 1992 FvBK, Dutch Art Foundation, Netherlands (grant)
  • 1991 ADCN – Art Directors Club Netherlands, National Award for Illustration, Amsterdam, Netherlands (winner)

Books by the Artist

  • 2021 Rob Verf – El Método / The Method, elaleph.com publishers (forthcoming)
  • 2012 Rob Verf – El Momento / The Moment, elaleph.com publishers, Buenos Aires, 210 p: 21 x 15 cm, ISBN 978-987-1701-46-9

Lectures

  • 2021 Invited lecture-discussion, One Work – One Look,  De Hooch: Space, Time and Expression, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina
    2019 Invited lecture-discussion about the exhibition Biología artificial / alquimia natural, OSDE Foundation, Rosario, Argentina
  • 2016 Invited lecture-presentation, Beyond Van Gogh, National Museum of the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2015 Invited lecture-presentation about my art work related to the vanitas-theme at the Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2012 Invited lecture-discussion, book presentation, Rob Verf – El Momento / The Moment, Museum Castagnino+macro, Rosario, Argentina
  • 2010 Invited lecture-discussion, Space As A Mental State Of Being. A Dialogue About Perception Between Music And Painting, with Margarita Fernandez-professor in Classic and Contemporary Music, Center for documentation, investigation and publications (CeDIP) at the Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2007 Invited lecture-discussion about the exhibition El Momento I, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Invited lecture at the University Of Texas, Austin, U.S.A.
  • 2006 Invited lecture at the ISCP-International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, U.S.A.
  • 2002 Invited lecture at the Modern Art Foundation, Teatro Auditorium, Mar Del Plata, Argentina
  • 2001 Invited lecture at the IUNA-National Art University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Commisions

  • 2005 Office interior design for ULURU-operations, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1996 No Art-No Life Collection, Lucky Strike, Amsterdam, Netherlands (painting)
  • 1993 Optimize, Wegener N.V. Insurance, Apeldoorn, Netherlands (2 paintings, 1 sculpture)
  • Teaching Experience

  • 2017-20 Lecturer in painting and drawing, Department of Art, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2013-18 Lecturer in painting and drawing. Department of Art, Universidad Nacional de San Martin, Argentina
  • 2008-13 Lecturer in painting and drawing, Department of Art and Art History, the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Others

  • 2015 Jury member for the Cuerpo, Ciudad y Basura art competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2011-13 Coordinator of the department Studio Art for Non Majors at the Department of Art and Art History, the University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • 2007 Representing Dutch artists living in Argentina at the state visit by H.M. Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands, Colon Music Hall, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2001 Resident at the El Basilisco art residency, Avellaneda, Argentina
  • 1992 Jury member for the ADCN – Art Directors Club Netherlands, National Award for Illustration, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Works in Collections

Private collections in the Netherlands, Argentina, United States, Spain, México, France, Australia, Uruguay / Colecciones privadas en Holanda, Argentina, Estados Unidos, España, México, Francia, Australia, Uruguay

Collection Museum Castagnino+macro, Rosario, Argentina / Colección Museo Castagnino+macro, Rosario, Argentina

Collection Bank Of The Nation, Argentina / Colección Banco de la Nación, Argentina

Collection Municipal Museum Helmond, Netherlands / Colección Museo Municipal Helmond, Holanda

Collection Rotterdam Art Center (CBK), Rotterdam, Netherlands / Colección Centro de arte de Rotterdam (CBK), Rotterdam, Holanda

Collection Municipal Museum Schiedam, Netherlands / Colección Museo Municipal Schiedam, Holanda

Collection Royal Kingdom of the Netherlands / Colección Reino Real de los Países Bajos

Collection City of Rotterdam, Netherlands / Colección Ciudad de Rotterdam, Holanda

Collection Wegener Insurance N.V., Netherlands / Colección Wegener Seguros N.V., Holanda

Collection A.V.R., Rotterdam, Netherlands / Colección A.V.R. Rotterdam, Holanda