About Mathijs

BIO

Mathijs Vissers (1989, The Netherlands) is a self-taught Dutch artist working in both traditional and digital media. Matching the artificial nature of today’s world, his preferred medium is acrylic paint, combined with collage, pastels, spray-paint and markers.

He got his start in the digital art world, culminating in his work being shown at the Art Institute of Chicago and the White Night in Melbourne. In search of a more expressive and tangible medium, his focus turned to painting. Taking a storytelling approach to create various series of paintings, which have shown throughout the Netherlands.

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 – October 14th: 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
2019 – Hersenstichting Nederland