Born in 1985, Heerlen, The Netherlands

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


EDUCATION

2002 – 2006       Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, BA Fine Art (NL)

2005                   Universidad de Belles Artes, Salamanca (ES)

2010 – 2013       Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (DE), Klasse Malerei bei der Prof. TAL R

2014 – 2015       De Ateliers, Amsterdam (NL)

 


RESIDENCIES / STIPENDS

2016                 Bronner residency, Tel Aviv

2014                 “Village uhnu”, Zimbabwe, Harare, Afrika. Painting/lecture.

2012                 Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse (FR) coco-collection 1-8-12/31-8-12

Arbeiststipendium Künstlerhaus Cuxhaven (DE) 1-9-12/30-11-12

2008                 EVBK Europäische Vereinigung Bildender Kunstler, Prüm (DE)

2007                 Peter Stuyvesant College, Willemstad, Curaçao and trainee Instituto Buena

Bista, Curaçao, with David Bade; 3-03-07 until 3-06-07

2006                 Hotel Maria Kapel (Danielle van Zuijlen en Bart Lodewijks),

kunstenaarsinitiatief te Hoorn, Kunstvlaai Amsterdam

 


AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

2016                 Koninklijke prijs voor de vrije schilderkunst, Royal Palace, Amsterdam.

2015                 Koninklijke prijs voor de vrije schilderkunst, Royal Palace, Amsterdam.                     (nominated)

2014                 Koninklijke prijs voor de vrije schilderkunst, Royal Palace, Amsterdam.     (nominated)

2013                 Hermine van Bers Beeldende Kunstprijs; first Price.

2011                 Limburg Provincie Cultuur Prijs cat. Jong Talent.

 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    ‘Ego show’ Ornis A. Gallery

2016     Art Rotterdam, solo booth, Ornis A. Gallery

‘Tanja Ritterbex’, DSM Art Collection, Sittard

2015     Ornis A. Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Amsterdam Art Weekend)

‘Dsm’ schilderijen van Tanja Ritterbex, Heerlen, The Netherlands

2014     ‘pornography is like sciencefiction’, Lenssen exhibitions, drawings, Maastricht, The

Netherlands

‘Bare beaver’ Performance at Admre Kamudzengerere Amsterdam, The Netherlands

‘TA TA TASCHUKI’ performance in blauwe theehuis, Vondelpark, Amsterdam, The

Netherlands

‘mama geef me je make up’ Different performances in gayclub; Church Amsterdam,

The Netherlands

2013     ‘I like it loud’, Kuepers Art, Heerlen, The Netherlands

2012     ‘Moin Moin’, Künstlerhaus Cuxhaven, Germany

2011     ‘Do women want to be rescued?’ Kunsthuis Theo Hübens, Maastricht, The Netherlands

‘Een afscheid met zelfportretten’, Mathieu Bruls Architecten, Maastricht, The

Netherlands

2010     ‘Luchtje scheppen’, Atrium MC Ziekenhuis, Heerlen, The Netherlands

‘Vasteloavend in Limburg’, Gouvernement, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2008     ‘Welcome at the Princess Party’, Odapark, Venray, The Netherlands

2006     Nijmegen kunstenaarsinitiatief Extrapool + design poster, The Netherlands

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     ‘The painted bird’ at Marres, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Illusie en openbaring uit de collectie van het Bonnefantenmuseum, Bonnefanten

Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands

‘Het zalig niets doen’, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands

2016     ‘Made in Amsterdam’, Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam

Art cologne group show organized by Jan Pleitner and Bruce Haines gallery, Cologne,

Germany

2015     ‘From a painter’s perspective 2’ Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

‘Showroom Mama’ Rotterdam, The Netherlands with Steye Felix (Duo)

Florian kuhlman project space Düsseldorf, Germany with Isabella Fürnkäs (Duo)

“Offspring2015” function creep, curator Xander Karskens, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The

Netherlands

‘All togheter now’ curated by Gerben Willers Rotterdam, The Netherlands

‘Today I am’ Lucias Pax and Tanja Ritterbex, World Trade Center The Hague, The

Netherlands (Duo)

‘4 bid’, we just stole it from the internet, Isabella Fürnkas en Tanja Ritterbex video

installation

‘Anningahof’ de antropoloog en het onverschrokken meisje , Zwolle Chaim van Luit en

Tanja Ritterbex

2014     ‘Beating around the bush’, Bonnefanten museum Maastricht, The Netherlands

‘To good to be true’, cfa berlin, Berlin, Germany

‘Project NH Bienale’ in samenwerking met david bade, beelden op water, Alkmaar, The

Netherlands

‘Boost’, CBK A’dam, georganiseerd; Bob Konsten, art foundation Bougie, Amsterdam,

The Netherlands

‘In one piece’Kunstour 2014 Maastricht, b2b ontwerpbureau, basin 108

‘Elefantsnabel’, curator: Mads Andreassen. Storgata 164, 2615 Lillehammer, Norway

‘PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS 1’London, group exhibition, curated by Shaun Doyle and

Mally Mallison, Airspace – gallery, London, UK

‘Kick-start’ Düsseldorfer akademie class Tal R, W139 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013     ‘Baustelle Schaustelle’, Off-Raum für junge Kunst, Essen, Germany

‘You are a GHOST (VOL.II)’, performance at FFT Theater Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Secretly gold fever’, Mainzer Volksbank eG, Mainz, Germany

‘You are a Ghost’ (Vol.II) performance project in FFT Theater,Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Black box’, curator Anna Lene Meisenberg, Düsseldorf, Germany

‘In-Discipline’, with Atelier van Lieshout, Michiel Ceulers, Priscilla Fernandez, Ives Maes,

Andreas Schmitten, Bonnefanten Roermond, The Netherlands

‘Art Spektrum’, Theater museum Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Rundgang Akademie Düsseldorf’, Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Wer nicht denken will fliegt raus’, Odapark, Venray, The Netherlands

‘Body light’ Off-Space Venus & Apollo of Julia Stoschek Collection Düsseldorf. Curators:

Isabella Fürnkas, Melike Kara

2012     ‘Secret post cards’, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands

‘Double trouble’, class exhibition Tal R, Hamburg, Germany

‘Feromenon’, Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Ban über Mord’, Galerie Voss, Düsseldorf, Germany

‘MISCELLANEOUS’, Galerie Wilms, Venlo, The Netherlands

‘Schon Reich Erfolgreich’, Ausstellungsraum Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Self-portrait as Ave Maria’, Kunstdagen Wittem, The Netherlands

2011     ‘Haventor 7’, class exhibition of Tal R, Hamburg, Germany

Kunstroute plateau Margraten, Galerie Wanda Reiff, Bemelen, The Netherlands

‘A new face’, curator: Jolanda Bovens, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Edition 1 PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS. Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson. London, UK

‘Baumhaus’, Foundation Union By Fiction i.c.w. cultural institutions Vaals,

Maastricht, Aachen, Liège

Group show, Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands

2010     ‘Vrouwen in beeld’, Museum v/d vrouw, curator: L. van Beusekom

‘Pecha Kucha’, presentation at Ainsi Maastricht, The Netherlands

‘Knuffel boom’, Festival Jong! Theater aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands

‘Homie power sweet and sour’, Laagland Theater & Het Domein, Sittard, The

Netherlands

‘S. P. A. C. E’, MAMAC Contemporary Art Museum, Liège, Belgium

2009     ‘Zonnetempel’, Artipoli Gallery, Noorden, The Netherlands

‘Vlakwater manifestatie’, Odapark, Venray, The Netherlands

‘Fashionclash’ Event, Timmerfabriek, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2008     ‘Glocal affairs’, Huis vd Kunsten Limburg, Timmerfabriek, Maastricht, The Netherlands

EVBK Europäische Vereinigung Bildender Künstler, Prüm, Duitsland

Göhltalmuseum i.c.w. Ludwig Forum Aachen, curator: Dr. Adam C. Oellers

2007     ‘Rock My Religion’, manifestation Odapark, Venray, The Netherlands

2005      Project at Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2004     ‘Tanja Ritterbex (NL) en Cezar Diez (ES)’, Galerie HAF, Maastricht, The Netherlands (Duo)

2003     ‘Kunst in der city’, Heinsberg, Germany