Biographie

THOMAS LEROOY

 

 

Born in 1981, Roeselare, Belgium

Works in Brussels, Belgium

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2019 (forthcoming)

Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels (BE)

 

2018

Vanity Fair, Kasteel van Gaasbeek, Gaasbeek (BE)

 

2017

Playground, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (BE)

 

2016

I need you close, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo (NO)

 

2015

Beauty in the shadow of the stars, Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Paris (FR)

 

2014

Seduction of Destruction, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2012

Souvenir, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris (FR)

 

2011

X&Y, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2010

The Garden of Exile, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris (FR)

Hole in the sky, Kunsthalle Krems (AT)

Something in between, Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin (DE)

 

2009

Braindance, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2007

FIAC, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Paris (FR)

Infini, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels (BE)

 

2006

Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (BE)

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

2018 (forthcoming)

Charivari, Pamelekerk Oudenaarde (BE)

MOMENTUM18, Ieper (BE)

WORKFLOW, Sint Niklaas (BE)

 

2017

Anniversary exhibition Galleri Brandstrup 30 years, Oslo (NO)

Fantastic Art in Belgium, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya (JP)

Fantastic Art in Belgium, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe (JP)

Fantastic Art in Belgium, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo (JP)

Ecce Homo, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp (BE)

Bxl Universel, Centre Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris (FR)

Doing identity, Die Sammlung Reydan Weiss, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum (DE)

Birds, cigarettes, guitars, eyes and trees, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2016

Recollection-Art & Fashion, Belfius Art Gallery , Brussels (BE)

Bxl Universel, La Centrale For Contemporary Art, Brussels (BE)

Everybody is crazy but me, Maison Particulière, Brussels (BE)

Mir Ist Das Leben Lieber. Sammlung Reydan Weiss, Weserburg/Museum Fur moderne kunst, Bremen (DE) Weird and Wonderful, Los Carpinteros, Ouyang Chun and favourite piec es from the Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen (DE)

Weird and Wonderful, Los Carpinteros, Ouyang Chun and favourite pieces from the Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen (DE)

Tous Belges!, Abbaye St André Centre d?art contemporain, Meymac (FR)

Something old, something new, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2015

Glasstress 2015 Gotika, collateral event of the 56th international art exhibition/Biennale Arte 2015 (curated by Dimitri Ozerkov), Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti and Fondazione Berengo, Venice (IT)

Là où commence le jour, LaM, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain de Villeneuve d'Ascq (FR)

Give a man a mask and he will tell you the truth, Oscar Wilde, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

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2014

Vanitas: Contemporary Reflections on Love and Death from the Collection of Stephane Janssen, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (USA)

Museum to scale 1/7, Musée royaux des Beaux-arts de Belgique, Brussels (BE)

Stalactica, Galeria Utopia/Quincaillerie Vander Eyken, Brussels (BE)

BPS22, Charleroi (BE)

Addenda, Musée de l?Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose, Lessines (BE)

State of Minds, Maison Particulière, Brussels (BE)

Résonance(s), Maison particulière, Brussels (BE)

 

2013

Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou Musée d?Art Moderne, Paris (FR)

Inner Journeys, Maison Particulière, Brussels (BE)

Rien Faire et laisser rire (Do Nothing and let them laugh) (curated by Bob Nickas), Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2012

Methamorphosis : the Transformation of Being, All Visual Arts, London (UK)

Everywhere and Nowhere, Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf (AT)(catalogue)

Nunc et in hora mortis nostrae, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

Through the Looking Glass, ME-Collectors Room, Berlin (DE)

 

2011

Mémoires Du Futur, La collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris (FR) (catalogue)

Summershow, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam (NL)

Small, Medium, Large, Donjon De Vez, Vez (FR) (catalogue)

Bronzes, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin (DE)

Origine(s), La Maison Particulière Art Center, Brussels (BE)

 

2010

When will they finally see the power of drawing, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp (BE)

Lebenslust und Totentanz, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems (AT)

Vanbijdeburen-Belgium, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse (curated by Joost Declercq) (NL) (catalogue)

OPEN, Zoya Museum, Modra (SK)

Skulls,Skeletons & Bones, Cultuurstad Oostende 2010 (curated by Xavier Tricot), Oostende (BE)(catalogue)

 

2009

Galerie Im Regierungsviertel/Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin (DE)

Art in the city, Brussels (BE)

GALA. 5, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig (DE) (catalogue)

Salon du Dessin, Palais de la Bourse, Paris (FR)

Dark summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

 

2008

The flowers of evil still bloom, Cueto Project, New York (USA) (catalogue)

Anatomie,Les peaux Du Dessin, Collection Florence et Daniel Guerlain, FRAC Picardie, Picardie (FR) (catalogue)

New Media, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke (BE)

Power to the people, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels (curated by Pierre-Yves Desaive)(BE)

Poëziezomer Watou 2008 (curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio), Watou (BE) (catalogue)

Special Opening, Sorry We?re Closed, Brussels (BE)

Die hände der kunst, Marta Herford, Herford (DE) (catalogue)

The hands of art, S.M.A.K., Ghent (BE) (catalogue)

 

2007

The teardrop explodes, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz (curated by Karin Pernegger) (AT)

Stranger than paradise (curated by Max Henry), Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève (CH)

Thomas Lerooy&Lucy McKenzie(curated by T. Eeckhout), Be-part Artplatform, Waregem (BE)

Gegen Den Strich (curated by Christoph Tannert and Valeria Schulte-Fischedick), Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin (DE) (catalogue)

Projectroom, Artbrussels, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen , Brussels (BE)

 

PROJECTS

 

2012

Gallery Rodolphe Janssen at Villa, Knokke (BE)

 

2010

Mars op Oostende, PMMK-Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Ostend (BE)

 

2009

100 years of Michelin, Musée DOrsay, Paris (FR)

 

GRANTS

 

2011

Artist in residence at Kunsthalle Krems, Krems (AT)

 

2009-2010

Artist in residence at Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin (DE)