About Mathijs

BIO

Mathijs Vissers (1989, The Netherlands) is a Dutch artist who works with both traditional and digital media. His background as an illustrator and graphic designer informs a lot of his work.

In a continuous search for development and new perspectives on his own work, he traded the mouse for a paintbrush and immersed himself in painting. Resulting in the series of abstract portraits and more recently the Apostles series.

His work is characterized by expressive and bold use of color, a high level of detail and strong narratives.

EXHIBITIONS

2018 – February: White Night Melbourne, AU

2018 – June 23rd – July 1st: Brabants Young Talent, Kunst in het Kerkje, Velp, NL

2019 – June 16th: Brabantse Meesters, Uden, NL

2019 – July 4th – August 18th: Vrij Werk, K26, Oss, NL

2019 – September 8th – September 28th: Door De Spiegel, K26, Oss, NL

2019 – October 17th – October 27th: Kunstmoment Diepenheim, Diepenheim, NL

AWARDS

2015 – Winner of Shatter, Rupture, Break
International contest hosted by the Art Institute of Chicago and Threadless.

2018 – Shortlisted for the Create Art History contest.
Hosted by the State Library of Victoria and RedBubble.

Publications

2016 – Creators NL: Interview on Floating Freaks series
2016 – Inked Magazine:
Interview on Floating Freaks series