Frank Ammerlaan

Frank Ammerlaan


From the Netherlands, lives and works in London.


MA Royal College of Art, London, Painting Department


BA Gerrit Rietveld Art Academy Amsterdam, Fine Art Department


College for Wood and Furniture Amsterdam

Stipend / Awards

De Scheffer Award '13, The Netherlands

Residency Fondazione MACC Museo d'Arte Conteporanea, Calasetta, Italy, 2013

Royal Award for Painting The Netherlands '12 / Koninklijke Prijs voor de Vrije Schilderkunst '12

Land Securities Studio Award, Royal College of Art, London, Graduation Show '12

Fonds BKVB/Mondriaan Fonds, Studiebeurs buitenland / Study bursary abroad '10-'12

Hendrik Muller Fonds '10

Startstipendium '09, Fonds BKVB / Mondriaan Fonds

Stichting Niemeijer Fonds, '09

Gerrit Rietveld Academy Painting Prize, Graduation Show '07

Solo/Duo Exhibitions


Particles of Dust, Upstream gallery Amsterdam


MOONLESS, Bosse & Baum Gallery, London 8th April


Outside the wireframe, SIM Galeria, Curitiba, Brasil

The Extended Arms of the Transom, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

Faith by Proxy, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam


ABC, Berlin 

Christopher Crescent, Brussels, with Salome Ghazanfari

Reforming Intervals, Laure Genillard, London



Dordrechts Museum,  The Scheffer Award

MACC Museo d’Arte Conteporanea, Calasetta, Italy

The Armory Show, New York

A+B, 4 windmill Street gallery, London


Day’s End, Upstream Gallery Amsterdam


Unlit, PS Project Space, Amsterdam

Group Exhibitions

Bienal de Curitiba ’17, Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Brazil
Oog in Oog, Topstukken, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London
Sparkling like the surface of the ocuan at night, Garage, Rotterdam
RESET II, Priska Pasquer Gallery, Cologne
Snipers Choir, SNAP Lion, France by PS Project Space
Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, Amsterdam

From a painter’s perspective, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

Transformer, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam

Desire of the Other, Annka Kultys Gallery, London

Reset 1, Priska Pasquer Gallery, Cologne

1 (um), Boatos BFA, São Paulo

Open Studio’s, Pivô, São Paulo 

Absence, (Looking for Hammershøi), David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen


Alchemy, NEST, NL

PS 1999-2014, 15 years anniversary exhibition

KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Some Things Perishable, NEST, NL

Projections, Art Rotterdam

Academy Now, Bologna, Italy


Love Illumination, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam

ArtInternational, Istanbul

Open Cube, White Cube Gallery, Mason’s Yard, London

Every bird brings a different melody to the garden, Harrington Way, London

Concrete Fragments, Morgan Concrete, London

They died with their boots on, Teksas, Denmark


Painting without paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

Nature / Structure, Upstream gallery @ Dutch Design Week

Royal Award for Painting, Royal Palace, Amsterdam

Co/Lab, Los Angeles with PS Project Space

Stereopsis, Tannery Arts, Drawing Room, London

Land of the seven moles, PS Project Space, Amsterdam

Graduation Show, Royal College Of Art

Mapping the horizon, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam


New Space, Boetzelaer | Nispen Gallery, London

Royal Award of Painting, Royal Palace Amsterdam

Zomeratelier 2011, CBK Zeeland

Interim Show, Royal College of Art

Life is elsewhere, The Crypt Gallery, London

PEP, Post-Museum, Singapore


Royal Award of Painting, Royal Palace Amsterdam

UND#6, Schwartz Gallery, London

Derivation, Skånes konstförening Malmö, Sweden

Art blossom, Brug 9, Amsterdam

Magnitude, ALPINEUM produzentengalerie Luzern

Amsterdam-Berlin, Forgotten Bar, Berlin

Marsupial, Supermarket Art Fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm


Let’s Take It Outside, De Service Garage, Amsterdam

Royal Prize of Painting, Royal Palace Amsterdam

Quantumvis 5, Rc De Ruimte & De Service Garage

UND#5, Nice, France

Power to the paint, Arti & Amicitiae, Amsterdam

.NL, DREI, Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Köln, Germany


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