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Paul Dikker

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28 October 1959

 

Education

  • Political Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1978-1985
  • State Academy of Fine Arts (Rijksacademie van Beeldende Kunst), Netherlands, 1980-1984


Exhibitions (selection)

  • City hall Diemen (with Consort P), Diemen, Netherlands, 2017
  • Galerie Arttra, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2017
  • PAN Amsterdam, Kunstzalen A. Vecht, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016
  • Arti Gallery, Arti et Amicitiae, 'Recent paintings', Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016
  • Province House Flevoland, 'Disclosed regions', Lelystad, Netherlands, 2016
  • City Hall Noordoostpolder (with Consort P), Emmeloord, Netherlands, 2016
  • Social Insurance Bank (SVB), 'In two worlds', Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015
  • Arti et Amicitiae, 'New members', Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015
  • Galerie Haus 34A, 'Die beseelung des Organischen', Bad Bentheim, Germany, 2015
  • Kunsthuset Tare, Leinesfjord, Norway, 2015
  • Arti et Amicitiae, 'Hangen doe je toch', Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015
  • Galerie de Meerse, 'Metabolism', Hoofddorp, Netherlands, 2015
  • Triennial 6 Amstelveen 2014, Amstelveen, Netherlands 2014
  • Kunstenlab, 'Accomplices lll', Deventer, Netherlands, 2014
  • Tetem Artspace, 'Accomplices ll', Enschede, Netherlands, 2014
  • Hardanger Folkemuseum, 'Holland I Hardanger', Utne, Norway, 2013/ 2014
  • Ostrale 2013, 'Komplizen/ Accomplices', Dresden, Germany, 2013
  • Studio Amstelveen,'Interlokaal', Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2013
  • Galleri Puls, Norheimsund, Norway, 2012
  • Galerie De Vereniging, Workum, Netherlands, 2012
  • Achter de Zuilen, Overveen, Netherlands, 2011
  • Galerie De Meerse, Hoofddorp, Netherlands, 2011
  • Het Weefhuis, Zaandijk, Netherlands, 2010
  • City hall Diemen, Diemen, Netherlands 2009
  • Arendal Kunstforening, Arendal, Norway, 2009
  • Artipoli Art Gallery, Noorden, Netherlands, 2009
  • Galerie Arttra, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009
  • Vrijburg, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009
  • Galerie Besselaar, Artfair Realisme 09, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009
  • Galerie Besselaar, Open Art Fair, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2008
  • Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, Oslo, Norway, 2008
  • Galerie Expo 95, Alkmaar, Netherlands, 2008
  • Kunstuitleen Alkmaar, Alkmaar, Netherlands, 2008
  • Galerie Besselaar, Artfair Realisme 08, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2008
  • De Meerpaal, Dronten, Netherlands, 2007
  • FVB/FFC, Brussels, Belgium, 2007
  • Galerie Voss, Voss, Norway, 2007
  • Oslo Museum IKM, Oslo, Norway, 2007
  • Galerie Arttra, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2007
  • Kunstuitleen Alkmaar, Alkmaar, Netherlands, 2007
  • Galerie De Sigarenfabriek, Delft, Netherlands, 2006
  • Kulturhuset USF, Bergen, Norway, 2006
  • Fora Form, Bergen, Norway, 2006
  • Teatergaragen, Bergen, Norway, 2006
  • De Tribune, Vredeskerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2005-2006
  • Galerie RudolfV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2005
  • The Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER), The Hague, Netherlands, 2004
  • Museum Het Petershuis, Gennep, Netherlands, 2004
  • Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Netherlands, 2004
  • Galerie de Rietlanden, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2004
  • House of the Provincial Government Noord-Holland, Haarlem, Netherlands, 2004
  • Ministry of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands, 2004
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands, 2003-2004
  • Galerie Achter de Zuilen, Overveen, Netherlands, 2003
  • Orangery Amstelpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2003
  • Galerie Fort aan de Drecht, Uithoorn, Netherlands, 2002
  • Galerie Arttra, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2001
  • Galerie Het Nieuwe Podium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2001
  • Museum het Petershuis, Gennep, Netherlands, 2000
  • Galerie Het Nieuwe Podium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2000
  • House of the Provincial Government Noord-Holland, Haarlem, Netherlands, 1999
  • Galerie Zijhuizen, Haarlem, Netherlands, 1997
  • Park Gallery, Hoorn, Netherlands, 1995
  • Iran Brazil – Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1995
  • Studio 408, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1988
  • Cultural Centre Het Oude Slot, Heemstede, Netherlands, 1987
  • Galerie Boormans, Zuidoostbeemster, Netherlands, 1986
  • Galerie Adriaan van der Have, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1983

Commissioned projects

  • Painting for a private house, Bergen, Norway, 2008
  • Eleven paintings in one steel frame for a private house, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, 2007/8
  • Two paintings for a dental practice, Voorburg, Netherlands 2006
  • Painting for a private house, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2003
  • Two paintings for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands, 2003
  • Painting for a private house, Lagoa, Portugal, 2000
  • Painting for a dental practice, Voorburg, Netherlands, 1999
  • 27 Paintings for Stichting Vrijwilligers Management, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1993-1995
  • 8 Paintings for the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1989-1990
  • Scenic Design ‘The Contract’, written by S. Mrozek, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1990
  • Portraits

Books

  • 'Alt det som er', Bjørn Sortland og Paul Dikker, Aschehoug Forlag, Norway, 2010
  • 'Paul Dikker', De Elementen, Netherlands, 2000


Working abroad

  • Artist in residence at Messen, Ålvik, Norway, 2012
  • Artist in Residence at Messen, Ålvik, Norway, 2011
  • Artist in residence at USF, Bergen, Norway, 2009
  • Bergen, Norway, 2008
  • Bergen, Norway, 2007
  • Artist in residence at USF, Bergen, Norway, 2006
  • Lagoa, Portugal, 2000

Boards

  • Board member Stichting Pictoright (Authors' Rights Foundation), starting 2014
  • Chairman 'Open Studios Jordaan', Amsterdam, Netherlands, starting 2012
  • Board member of the Section Visual Art of Stichting Leenrecht (Lending Fee Foundation), 2005
  • Chairman of the Platform Beeldende Kunst (Fine Arts), The Federation of Artists’ Associations, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2003-2005
  • Member of the Board of Advice, Kunstenaars en Co, Amsterdam, Netherlands, starting 2002
  • Board member of the BBK, Union of Visual Artists, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2001-2003

Lectures (selection)

  • Artist talk, Achter de Zuilen, Netherlands, 2011
  • Artist talk, Arendal Kunstforening, Norway, 2009
  • 'About taste and quality', Kunstuitleen Alkmaar, Netherlands, 2008
  • Lecture about my own paintings and a theory of art, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands, 2007
  • 'Art and representation', Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands, 2007
  • 'The Walls between Arts and Sciences', Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2003

More

  • Shortlist best Dutch work of art of the past fifty years, FKU, 2006
  • Travelled to Poland and Germany (2000-2002) and to Portugal and Spain (1997-2000)
  • Organizes meetings and writes articles about art, culture and related policy

Collections

Paul Dikkers paintings can be found in the collections of Teylers Museum, the provinces of Flevoland and Noord-Holland, the University of Amsterdam, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands, City of Diemen, ING-bank, Shell, Oslo Museum (Norway) and many other companies and private persons in in Belgium, Curacao, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom and the United States