gabeler.marenka [at]

Education 2004 – 2006 Royal College of Art, London, England
MA Painting, June 2006 (Distinction)
1997 – 1998 Guildhall University, London, England
Erasmus Exchange Program
1993 – 1998 Utrecht School of Art, Netherlands
BA Hons Fine Art
Solo Exhibitions June 2014 Solo Show, Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam
2012 Psychology of Fire, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York
2011 Musings, Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam
2008 Solo Show, Museum of Installations, London, England

Selected Group Exhibitions April 2014 Spoil & Fill Exhibiting commissioned Pop-Up-Book as part of Amanda Loomes’ Spoil & Fill project, Studio 1.1, London
Sept 2014 London Art Book Fair Whitechapel Gallery, with the London Group
2013 2Q13 Women Collectors Women Artists Lloyds Club, London, curated by Marcelle Joseph
2013 Huguenot Silk in Spitalfields Houses, exhibition of photographs as part of the Huguenots in Spitalfields Festival 2013
Nov 2010 Longstories, film launch of ‘Marjo Pullens”, a film about lung cancer
made in collaboration with Amanda Loomes, in association with Roche
to be screened during lung cancer awareness month in the Netherlands
22 Sept 2010 Locus Solus, Group Exhibition currated by Sozita Goudouna at the
Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece
04 Sept 2010 Sanjh, Group Exhibition for Relief of Flood Affectees, Alhamra Art
Gallery, The Mall, Lahore, Pakistan
2010 Gabeler-Kraal, with Doina Kraal, galerie 32-34, Amsterdam
Broken Bisquits, Group Exhibition for Relief of Flood Affectees, Alhamra Art
2009 Inhabitants, with Sarah Douglas, London
2008 Longstories II, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam , Netherlands
Divination, group exhibition, Brunswick centre London, England
Mappamundi, collaboration with Nynke Gabeler, Project Space Anna, Den Haag
The Painting Room, Transitiongallery, London
2007 Can Marques, intervention at Can Marques, Majorca, Spain
Divination, group show, collaboration with Lucy Pawlak, Hamburg,Germany
2006 Generation, Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London
2000 Paris Photo, International Photography Fair, Louvre, Paris, France
Nieuwspoort, Dutch Young Talent, The Hague, Netherlands
Gabeler- Tollens, Gallery Serieuze Zaken, Amsterdam
1999 Lightning 6, exhibition and performance at Museum ‘Beyerd’, Breda
Kunstrai 1999, Art Fair Amsterdam, Netherands
Art Primeur 1999, Center of Visual Art, Dordrecht, Netherlands
1998 Oeuvre, International Group Show, Gallery Serieuze Zaken, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Artist Residencies and Research Projects 2013 Slipping AwayResidency Beach Lookout Aldeburgh,
2013 Venice Water & Climate Change, Venice
2008 Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia, with Boise Travel Scholarship
2007 Can Marques, Majorca, with
2007 The School Uniform, Tokyo, Japan, research with Startstipendium Fonds BKVB
Awards 2008 Awarded Boise Travelscholarship Slade School of Art
2006 Winner of the Parallel Prize for Painting 2006
2004-2005 Awarded Project Subsidie Fonds BKVB
2000 Awarded Startstipendium Fonds BKVB
1997 Nominated Piet Bakker Prize
Publications May 2001 Posing, photo book, edition 5000
Dec 1998 The School Girl’s Diary, book, edition 20
Reviews 22 March 2011 Parool: Vannostalgie doordrenkte werken
2 April 2010 Independent: Observations, a feast of food, art and storytelling in East London
9 Oct 2009 Guardian: culture art beat
MurmurArt: Sarah Douglas and Marenka Gabeler Dialogue
13 Nov 2008 Breda Vandaag, local paper: 'Levensverhalen over longkanker'
Nov 2003 Time Out: 'The Hormones'
May 2001 Delftsche Courant, local newspaper: 'Posing'
March 2000 HP/De Tijd, magazine: 'Dossier Porno'
Jan 2000 Photo in Agenda van Verlangen 2000
July '99 BN De Stem: 'Uniform project Artotheek'
June '99 Dutch Elle magazine: 'Dress-up-doll Marenka'
March '99 Alert: 'Knickers from Japan'
Feb '99 Algemeen Nijmeghen's Studentenblad, magazine: 'School Girl Marenka'
Jan '99 Carp, magazine: 'De Spiegel van Lolita'
5 Dec '98 Algemeen Dagblad, Dutch newspaper: 'Marenka Gabeler - Levend kunstwerk'
2 Dec '98 Volkskrant, Dutch newspaper
14 Nov '98 Parool, Dutch news paper: 'De serieuze zaken van Rob Mallasch'