Micha Patiniott

The paintings of Micha Patiniott depict a world that often reflects everyday reality, portrayed however with a twist. Rooted in personal experience and imagination, objects, body parts, people, and animals are made to act in ways that do not occur in reality. Patiniott topples the image by adding what for a mere second is just an association to the image. His paintings are the onset of a story or scenes from stories. The spectator is free to apply his own imagination. He can project his emotions onto it, he can use the ingredients made available towards his own interpretation. Patiniott’s stories are unfinished, they do not confirm images, they create images.

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Born 1972, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Education and Residencies
2010 ARTSCHOOL/UK, London, The United Kingdom
2008 – 2009 Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2006 – 2007 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Awards and Fellowships
2012 Stipend Mondriaan Foundation
2010 Shortlist Wim Izaksprijs
2009 Louise Bourgeois Fellowship
2007 Stichting Schurmann-Krant Fellowship
2006 Stichting Schurmann-Krant Fellowship

Solo Exhibitions
2018 tba, Cinnamon, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2016 Oh! When love is gone, where does it go?, Galerie Heden, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2016 Smoke Signals, Galerie Sturm, Nuremberg, Germany
2015 A Cat Under the Blankets (duo show with Just Quist), Whatspace,
Tilburg, The Netherlands
2014 ZzzzzZzzZzz, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2011 I Know It When I See It, MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010 Curiously Human, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, The Netherlands
2010 Curiously Human, MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2009 The Full Story, Art Amsterdam with MKgalerie, The Netherlands
2008 The Full Story, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts

Group Exhibitions
2017 Eye to Eye – Masterpieces, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, The Netherlands
2017 FaceTime – Stubenhocker, Galerie Roy, Zülpich, Germany
2015 Faces, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2015 Daar komen de putters!, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse, The Netherlands
2014 Summer on Chelsea-Élysées, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2014 I am not doing anything until I feel the need, De Nederlandse Bank,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014 Primitive – Prime Time, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2013 The Air Near My Fingers, Provincie Noord-Holland, Haarlem, The Netherlands
2013 Stubenhocker 3, Galerie Roy, Zülpich and Kers Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 Heart of Art, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2013 We Like Art at Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 As Tears Go By, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013 We Like Art at Bijenkorf, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 Fenne, Van der Sterren, De Koning & Patiniott, Lutz, Delft, The Netherlands
2012 Figuratively: The Human Figure in Art, Museum Hilversum, Hilversum, The Netherlands
2012 From a Painter’s Perspective, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2012 Het Ongerijmde, Tricot (Stichting Wim Izaks), Winterswijk, The Netherlands
2012 Refresh, PG Contemporary, Houston, Texas
2012 New Acquisitions AMC collection, Brummelkamp Galerie and AMC,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2012 4 de Korenbeurs Schiedam, Tanya Rumpff, Schiedam, The Netherlands
2012 Haarlemse Lente, Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands
2012 MK Award Fundraiser Show, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2011 What’s Up? New Dutch contemporary painting, Dordrechts Museum,
Dordrechts, The Netherlands
2011 New Acquisitions Erasmus MC Collection, Erasmus Galerie,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2011 Art Rotterdam, MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010 We Like Art 6%, New Dakota, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2010 Pulse Miami, MKgalerie, Miami, Florida
2010 Good Vibrations, MKgalerie, Rottterdam, The Netherlands
2010 ARTSCHOOL/UK and its Observers, Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2010 Art Amsterdam, MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2009 Art Rotterdam, MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2009 Focus, Focus, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2009 Quantumvis V, RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden / De Service Garage,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2009 FAWC Fellows, Museum Provincetown, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2009 Selection 2008, GIST, Brummen, The Netherlands
2008 New Painters, Galerie LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
2008 A Person, A Place II, GIST, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008 The Present of the Future, MKgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2007 Rijksakademie Open, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 Rijksakademie at Parts, Parts, Xiamen City, China
2006 Rijksamademie Open, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012 Figuratively. Text by Nathanja van Dijk, Museum Hilversum (exh. cat.).
2012 From a Painter’s Perspective. Text by Jurrian Benschop, Arti et Amicitiae (exh. cat.).
2011 What’s Up? New Dutch contemporary painting. Text by drs MHAM Peters,
Dordrechts Museum (exh. cat.).
2010 Micha Patiniott: Curiously Human. Essays by Rob Perrée and Diana Wind.
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (exh. cat.).
2010 ARTSCHOOL/UK, Whitechapel Gallery London (publication).
2007 Rijksakademie Open, Amsterdam. Text by Valérie Mannaerts (exh. cat.).
2006 Rijksakademie Open, Amsterdam (exh. cat.).