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Born in Guyana 1983¬†Neil Fortune lives and works in Amsterdam. Fortune started his former studies at Nola Hatterman Art Academy in Paramaribo Suriname. There he was trained as a painter before moving to Amsterdam, to study Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy; Where he obtained his¬†bachelor’s¬†degree in fine arts. Currently¬†a part-time sculpture instructor there.¬†In recent years Fortune has been the subject of groups and solo exhibitions at institutions such as M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, (Belgium), TENT Rotterdam (The Netherland), The annual Summer Show at kunstMuseum Den Haag (Netherlands), ¬†In 2017 his works were nominated winners at the annual¬†Summer Show hosted at Nieuw Dakota and Francis Boeske Project (Netherlands). Galerie 23 hosted his first and second solo exhibitions in 2013-2016. Fortune’s latest solo exhibition, Distorted Reality, was exhibited in the Polar Room at W139 in Amsterdam. While his first group and solo exhibition¬†Colorful Ribs and Guts of Adam opened at Gray Contemporary, Houston Texas (US), and¬†Dutch Colorist at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport Massachusetts (US).



 

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Gerrit Rietveld Academy B.A Fine Art, Amsterdam 

Nola Hatterman Art Academy Paramaribo – (Graduated Cum laude)

Sculpture instructor at Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam

Invited as a guess instructor at ArtEZ University of the Art, Zwolle, NL

 

Winner of the Summer Show, Nieuw Dakota + Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam

 

Bilbao, Mongo, Venice, New York, London Barcelona, Lisbon, Amsterdam, Koln, Rome, Paramaribo,Bangkok, Oslo, Lanzarote, Athens,

Colorful Ribs and Guts of Adam, ¬†Gray¬†Contemporary¬†Houston Texas¬†¬†(USA)‚Äč

Distorted Reality¬†‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčW139¬†polar room, Amsterdam

‚ÄčFriction in The Space Between Gallery 23, Amsterdam

‚ÄčWhat is on the other side of the moon? ¬†Gallery 23, Amsterdam

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ONGEKEND ZEEDIJK currently on view in the etalage at Zeedijk, Amsterdam 

1e Edition Summer exhibition at Grove Collective London, UK

ART ROTTERDAM with Josilda da Conceicao Gallery Amsterdam 

Soft Art,  1/18 October 2020 SBK KNSM /Loods 6 Amsterdam 

Matter, Gray Contemporary in Houston, TX, US

The Personal is Political, Josilda da Conceicao Gallery, Amsterdam
‚Äč‚ÄčDutch Colorist, Dedee Shattuck gallery in Westport Massachusetts (USA)

How One Thing Leads to another,  Josilda da Conceicao Gallery, Amsterdam

Moengo Festival Triennial Tembe fu libi #2, Suriname, Exhibition was supported by Mondriaan Fonds, NL
‚ÄčDepth over Distance, VOX-POP¬†Creative¬†space of UVA, Amsterdam

The sky is no man’s land, at Adyen (new office building) Amsterdam

On Material Space project, Amsterdam

‚ÄčTextile Contemporary Manifactogaller, Amsterdam

‚ÄčA World Away¬†winners edition¬†Francis Boeske Projects,¬†Amsterdam

30-Jaar CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam

Open Ateliers Nieuw market VOX-POP, Amsterdam

‚ÄčSummer ¬†Show Nieuw Dakota + Francis Boeske Projects,¬†Amsterdam

Zuiver Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam

Summershow Nieuw Dakota + Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam

Summershow Nieuw Dakota + Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam

‚ÄčTekening op Tafel buiksloter kerk, Amsterdam

Light summer expo Gemeente Museum, Den Haag

AMFAD Amsterdam fashion, art & design, Amsterdam

Remy Jungerman and Friends, Studio Remy Jungerman, Amsterdam

‚ÄčGallery artist-guest C&H art space, Amsterdam

Local Hero, CBK ZUID OOST, Amsterdam

Carr-Fortune-Holst VS. Hercules and the TETO PROJECT, Amsterdam

Hell and High water at Zeemanshuis, Amsterdam

Storage Space No.1, 2,3,4 at Heesterveld, Amsterdam

‚ÄčGraduation exhibition Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

Lonely at the top: Parallel Doors of Perception, M HKA Antwerp

Paramaribo Perspectives’ at TENT, Rotterdam

Modernity and Aesthetics of the New Black Atlantic’, Smart Project Space Amsterdam

Exhibition ‚ÄėOK‚Äô at Oude Kerk, Amsterdam

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam https://vimeo.com/8369904
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Roots of migration at Museum Fort Zeelandia,  Paramaribo

 

 

Private collector – collection in NL,USA, SR

 

Wereldmakers, Bijlmer park theater en CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam

Sculpture in public space, HAVO klas 3 OSB Bijlmer, CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam

Wall painting, Heesterveld Creative Community, Amsterdam

Curated: ‚ÄúThe Window Show‚ÄĚ, Heesterveld Creative Community, Amsterdam

MISTER MOTLEY

Textil Plus

De grote Amsterdamse kalender 

I AM NOT DOING ANYTHING UNTIL I FEEL THE NEED, Jaarloze kalender, Amsterdam

MISTER MOTLEY, Nr 32 p. 182 ‚Äď 186

Interview NRC Handelsblad (Een nieuwe generatie Surinaamse kunstenaars)

Conversation on Paramaribo Perspectives TENT, Rotterdam

‚ÄčParamaribo SPANG (Hedendaagse beeldende kunst in Suriname )