Frank Ammerlaan

Frank Ammerlaan


Born in the Netherlands, lives and works in Berlin.


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

Publication grant Mondriaan Foundation, 2017

Stichting Niemeijer Fonds, 2017

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


BODY ARMOR, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, oktober – december 2020
Iron Mountain, Simões de Assis, Curitiba, Brazil
Upstream Focus, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam


Art Brussels
Iron Mountain, SIM Galeria, São Paulo


Wolvecampprijs, NL


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 Gallery, Brussels
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


‘SGABELLO COLLECTION: In Search of the Miraculous’, Project space On The Inside, NL
MATTER SHIFT, Simões de Assis Galeria de Arte, São Paulo, BR
Frutti Di Mare, Galerie Hartwich, Germany
Artissima Fondamenta (online), Italy


Trouble in Paradise, Kunsthal Rotterdam


Shelter, Catharijne Covent, NL
De Meest Eigentijdse Schilderijen Tentoonstelling, Dordrechts Museum, NL
Another Dimension, NEST,
The Hague Out of Office, kunstschatten uit bedrijven, Singer Laren

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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