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photo credits: Rob Voss

Sunflower, mosquito, knot, coot, Monobloc chair

Full of wonder, Chant van Lieshout (1994, Geldrop, NL) wanders through forests, across moors and along waters, collecting things and thoughts that form the basis for sculptures and installations. It is precisely the small, banal, misunderstood or incomprehensible things that seem to fascinate Van Lieshout the most. Not surprisingly, one of the world's most common animals, insects, is so important to their practice. Along with these creepy-crawlies, toys or game elements often appear in Van Lieshout's work, in which a childlike naïve playfulness takes an important role. Deploying this playfulness together with personal stories creates a poetic humour as a weapon to make difficult subjects, elusive realities and the overwhelming inaccessibility of the universe more manageable. Van Lieshout's sculptures often provoke a certain discomfort, not intended to shock, but to expose vulnerability that translates into a tragicomic imagery in which a longing for empathy and compassion shines through.

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Education

2015 – 2018 Bachelor Fine Art, ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design, Arnhem, NL

(BEAR: Base for Experiment, Art and Research)

 

2010 – 2014 Secondary Vocational Education,

(MBO-4) In- & Outdoor design, De Groene

Campus, Helmond, NL 

 

Exhibitions

Upcoming:

12.05.'24 - 30.06.'24 Mini Mall Movement, group show wih Parcours collecive at POPOP, Nijmegen

14.06.'24 - 22.07.'24 group show at De Vishal, Haarlem

20.06.'24 - 23.06.'24 Bosch Parade, in collaboration with Hans-Hannah, Den Bosch

29.06.'24 - 27.10.'24 WAT ZOU MARCEL BROODTHAERS DOEN?, Jan Cunen Museum, Oss

24.08.'24 - 15.09.'24 group show (Jump!) at PARK, Tilburg

01.09.'24 - 31.12.'24 residency at Instituto Buena Bista, Curaçao

2025 residency at  EKWC

2024//

13.04.'24 - 11.05.'24 gluren spieken turen, duo show wih Benjamin Pompe at Kunsthal Kloof, Utrecht

Zinderende Zonnebloemen expo 2.0, ACEC, Apeldoorn (solo)

Aanwinsten Van Gogh AIR 2023, Van Goghhuis, Zundert (collection)

Zinderende Zonnebloemen expo, Van Goghhuis, Zundert (solo)

2023//

Take Me to the Pinball River (with Parcours collective), W139 Hosts…, Amsterdam (group)

Juke Bugs, KOP, Centraal Station, Breda (collaboration with performance artist)

LINK - SBK SPROUTS YOUNG TALENTS, SBK kunstuitleen, Amsterdam (group)

Art The Hague, Den Haag (art fair)

Past to Present, RUIS, Nijmegen (group)

De Aanschouw, Café Ari, Rotterdam (solo)

How small can you go summer expo, Tiny Art Gallery x RUIS, Nijmegen (group)

Hectobar 24.1 (online)

Kijk!, Valkhof museum, Nijmegen (group)

Update, Arti Amicitiae, Amsterdam (group show)

Piëta, Museumpark Orientalis, Nijmegen (group show)

Prospects, Art Rotterdam, Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam (art fair)

2022//

Wildtuin: Nooit Meer Slapen, circa…dit, Arnhem (duo-show → Karel van der Eijk) 

Een dunne lijn, over kunst en empathie, Huis der Provincie, Arnhem (group show)

Hectorbar 20.1 (online event)

Final Destination, RUIS, Nijmegen (solo)

New Friends, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam (group show)

Fabeldier Nest, NEST, Den Haag (solo/public space)

Show me what you got, Nieuw & Meer, Amsterdam (group show)

Hoe = Net Nu 2022, ACEC, Apeldoorn (group show) 

PARK-WALK, P-OST, Arnhem (duo show)

Klei Club expo, Garnizoenskerk, Stichting cultuur Ravenstein (group show)

Showcase Wildtuin, Circa..dit, Arnhem (group show)

Atelyay, Cosecha, Oranjestad, Aruba (group show)

2021//

Multiple Art Store, MAS2, Circa…dit, Arnhem (group show)

Tentoonstelling nieuwe aanwinsten kunstcollectie provincie Gelderland, provinciehuis, Arnhem. (group show)

De Speelkamer, Het Lent van Ooit, Lent (duo show)

Dag en Ontij, Ijsselbiënale, Zwolle (group show)

Parels voor de Varkens, Arnhem (comic books/ art bookstore opening)

Hectobar (online event)

Second edition of The Tiny Art Gallery, Den Haag (group show)

2020// 

#artistsupportpledge @ De Balie, Asmterdam (group show)

The Model @ Collectie De.Groen, Arnhem (group show) 

Wildwaterbaan @ Festival De Oversteek, Nijmegen (public space)

Social Aspects Eindpresentatie @ Derde Wal, Nijmegen (Social Media takeover)

Listen To The Hummingbird @ Galerie Plaatsmaken, Arnhem (group show)

2019//

Vakwerk op Maat @ Cycloon, Arnhem (group show)

Kakkerlakjes Live @ Luxor Live, Arnhem (solo at event)

Modemijt @ O DE NACHT V/D MODE, Arnhem (public space)

Apprentice Master Expo #8:Tom Claassen: Kunstpodium T @ TAC, Eindhoven (group show)

Huntenkunst @ SSP Hal: DRU Cultuurfabriek, Ulft (art fair)

Wenteltrap @ B53, Arnhem (group show)

2018//

Well... here's another hot mess I've got myself into' @ Collectie de Groen, Arnhem  (group show)

Expoplu Experiment, 'The Horror of the Slaughterhouse', collaboration with Gijsje Heemskerk @ Expoplu, Nijmegen (duo show)

BNO: YA! Present!, Dutch Design Week @ Club-C, Eindhoven  (design fair)

Howling Pancakes @ Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam  (group show/ site-specific)

With All Due Respect, ArtEZ BEAR finals 2018 @ ArtEZ OK26, Arnhem (finals)

 

Ancillary activities / commissions

2022//

Organisatie workshop: Geheim Gereedschap/ Aluminium voor Alumni, Baptist,  Arnhem

Artists for Ukraine, Eusebiuskerk, Arnhem

Liefdevol & Kritisch Instagram posts, collectie DE.GROEN, Arnhem 

2021//

Birthmark, Het Blauwe Veld, Arnhem

Opbouw Sonsbeek Festival, Arnhem 

Oriëntatie Cursus, ArtEZ, Arnhem

Denktank: Shooting Stars, collectie DE.GROEN, Arnhem

Alumni HUB guest, How To Connect, ArtEZ (online)

2020//

Guestinterview Art Business Centre, How To Connect, ArtEZ, Arnhem 

Workshop talentklas Art & Design: Ruimtelijke ruimtes, Het Kunstbedrijf, Arnhem

Project begeleiding en Coaching, How To Connect, ArtEZ, Arnhem

2019//

Workshop BEAR: COPY, PASTE, PASTE, pre-education, ArtEZ, Arnhem 

Workshop BEAR: Fools4Tools, collaboration with Arash Fakhim & Valentina Gal, ArtEZ, Arnhem 

Artist interview, Bar DE.GROEN, Arnhem

2018//

Kunst is Lang: Esther Kokmeijer, Vondel CS, Amsterdam 

 

Residencies/ work periods

2023//

Van Gogh AIR, Zundert

Jump! (coaching traject)

2022//

Wildtuin, Circa Dit & Mestlab31, Arnhem

ATELYAY, Cosecha, Oranjestad, Aruba 

2020// 

Social Aspects: Derde Wal, Nijmegen

2019//

Productiehuis Plaatsmaken, Arnhem

2018//

Het Experiment, Expoplu, Nijmegen

Collections

Museumcollectie Van Gogh Huis, Zundert

Collectie DE.GROEN, Arnhem

Collectie Provincie Gelderland

Awards/Nominations/Grants

2023//

Nominated for Cultuurprijs Arnhem 

2021//

Stroomversneller Arnhem (in collaboration with Joke Beltman)

Kunstenaar Start, Mondriaan Fonds

2020//

Stroomversneller Arnhem (in collaboration with Carel Lanters)

2018//

Stuwwal prijs

Press/Publication

2024//

Mister Motley: Uit liefde voor het insectenleven – op atelierbezoek bij Chantal van Lieshout, by Alex de Vries (online)

2023//

Standplaats Arnhem, interview by Leendert Douma (printed)

Chantal van Lieshout: Verbinding, verdieping en feestjes in Arnhem, Arnhemse Courant (online)

2022//

Arnhemse Koerier, ‘Kunstfietstocht voor verbinding met grassprietjes, muggen en kersenbomen (printed & online)

2020// 

Museumtijdschrift: ‘museum & meer,  de nieuwkomer’, by Machteld Leij (printed)

Het Handwerk, interview by Iris Wissenburg (online)

Arnhemse Koerier: ‘Wildwaterbaan voor een hulpeloze vlieg’. (printed & online)

Dit zijn de Arnhemse Wentelteefjes: ‘we willen een feestje met kunst!’, by Janneke Siemes (online)

2019// 

beeldendekunstarnhem.nl, ‘Fifth edition of Wentelteefjes’. (online)

Arnhemse Koerier, ‘Wentelteefjes opent 5e eendaagse expositie’. (online & printed)

2018// 

Mistermotley: 'Een kleurrijk horrorverhaal waarvan je vrolijk word', by Janneke Korsten (online)

Mestmag: 'Zes tips voor een onvergetelijke Dutch Design Week 2018', by Annelies (online) 

Mister Motley:  ‘Het werk van Chantal van Lieshout’. (online) 

Metropolis M magazine, 'Eindexamens 2018', by Merle Smeets (printed)

Metropolis M, 'Graduation Shows 2018: Artez: Fine Art', by Merle Smeets (online)

De Gelderlander, 'Kunst wordt weer leuk en zinvol', by Martin Pieterse (printed)

Mister Motley,'WITH ALL DUE RESPECT, BEAR FINALS, ARNHEM', by Inge Pollet (online)

​Vice, 'We vroegen afstudeerders van ArtEZ op welk ander werk ze het meest jaloers zijn', by Gerda van de Glind (online)

 

Stichting Wentelteefjes Wentelteefjesarnhem.nl

Wentelteefjes is a collective that organises interdisciplinary art events and work periods to offer emerging artists a place for refreshing collaborations and experiment. Due to the nomadic character of the collective the name ‘Wentelteefjes’ emerged. By moving from location to location, the collective maintains flexibility and non-binding, a quality that is characteristic of the collective. 

The team consists of: Katinka Zonneveld, Rikke ter Horst and Chantal van Lieshout

Past Wentelteefjes events:

2023//

Wentelteefjes #11: P-OST, Arnhem

2022//

Wentelteefjes #10: BKA kunstfietsroute, Arnhem

2021//

Wentelteefjes #09: Uitnacht x DE.GROEN, Arnhem

Wentelteefjes #08: Tussen de Kribben, Arnhem

Wentelteefjes #07: Kunstpodium-T, Tilburg

2020// 

Wentelteefjes #06 [ O N L I N  E ] Online filmprogramma,  BKA, Focus, Arnhem 

2019// 

Wentelteefjes #05: Circa...dit, Arnhem WENTELTRAP, B53, Arnhem

2018// 

Wentelteefjes #04: Bar DE.GROEN, Arnhem

2017// 

Wentelteefjes #03: Bar DE.GROEN, Arnhem 

Wentelteefjes #02: Brigant, Arnhem

2016// 

Wentelteefjes #01: Brigant, Arnhem

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