Doina Kraal (1980) graduated from the Fine Art and New Media department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam in 2002. She then earned a Master in Fine Art at the Central Saint Martins College of Art in London. Her work has been shown in the Point Blank Gallery, Johannesburg (2005), Times Square Gallery, New York (2008), Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2010), Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam (2012) and other locations in the Netherlands.
Doina lives and works in Amsterdam.

Curriculum Vitae
Doina Alexandra Salomé Kraal (1980, NL)

Solo Exhibitions
art spaces/galleries/projects

2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], Flora Ars+Natura, Bogotá, CO
2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], Blair, boarding school, Blairstown, US
2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], Kalani, Big Island, Hawaii, US
2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], Earthskin artist residency, Muriwai, NZ
2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], The Edge, Brisbane, AU
2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], CEAC, Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, CN
2015 ['Touche-à-Tout'], National Gallery, Mumbai, IN
2014 ['Touche-à-Tout'], Foam, Photography Museum Amsterdam, NL
2012 ['In de Rarekiek'], Foam, Photography Museum Amsterdam & Soledad Senlle AF, Amsterdam, NL
2008 ['tussen door stop'], Galerie Inkijk, Amsterdam, NL
2008 ['Onafzienbare Vertes'], Boundless Stretches of Land, Soledad Senlle Art Foundation, Amsterdam, NL
2005 ['Sprookjesbos II'], Point Blank Gallery, Johannesburg, SA
2005 ['Sprookjesbos'], Exhibition space Moira, Utrecht, NL
2003 ['onder tafel'], Cobden Club, London, UK

Group Exhibitions
site specific projects/galleries/artists’ initiatives

2016 ['Marres Tourist Office'], Marres House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL
2016 ['New Realism, the gaze of science'], Science Park, Amsterdam, NL
2015 ['VERBO'], Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, BR
2014 ['Hanging Around'], CBK, Amsterdam, NL
2013 ['Exhibición Inaugural'], Galería del Infinito Arte, Buenos Aires, AR
2013 ['Make a Move'], Loods 6, Amsterdam, NL
2013 ['A New Spring'], curated by Aziz Bekkaoui, Corrosia, Almere, NL
2013 ['Art at the Warehouse'], Seelevel, Rotterdam, during Rotterdam Art Week, NL
2013 ['Lijdenswegwest'], site specific installation, Creatief Initiatief, Amsterdam, NL
2013 ['The Cloud'], de Meerse, Hoofddorp, Amsterdam, NL
2012 ['Polderlicht@home'], site specific installation, Amsterdam, NL
2011 ['KadS'] exhibition in public space, Kunst aan de Schinkel, Amsterdam, NL
2011 ['Nieuwe Uitleenschatten'], Der Aa-kerk, Groningen, CBK Groningen and SBK Amsterdam, NL
2011 ['Recollected'] Glazen Huis, Amsterdam, NL
2011 ['Expo in Progress'], Galerie 32-34, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Video screening, 3 videos made for Nationaal Historisch Museum and The One Minutes, at TROS television and Paradiso Amsterdam, NL
2010 Video screening ['Daalderregen'], 25 years Salto TV, NL
2010 Art Amsterdam with Soledad Senlle Art Foundation, NL
2010 ['Lichtvoetige vervreemding'], RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, NL
2010 ['Repelsteeltje'], site-specific installation, collaboration with Mara Liem, Middenbeemster, NL
2010 Duo show with Marenka Gabeler, Galerie 32-34, Amsterdam, NL
2009 ['Calvin me'], curated by Aziz Bekkaoui, CBK Dordrecht, NL
2008 ['Latitude'], publicly sited art, 54N, Hull, UK
2008 ['to: Night'], Hunter College Art Galleries, curated by Joachim Pissarro, New York, US
2008 Ongoing video screening ['Daalderregen'] for Park TV, Virtueel Museum Caszuidas, Station Zuid WTC, Amsterdam, NL
2008 ['Broedplaats MLA II'], Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam, NL
2007 ['Kunstsupermarkt'], Stadsgalerij Heerlen, NL
2007 ['Upstaging Nature'], Sydenham Hill Woods, London, UK
2007 Site-specific installation ['Stof in de Rolzaal'] at the Binnenhof.
Made for the award ceremony of the Prix de Rome, The Hague, NL
2006 ['Kunstvlaai 6'], Westergasfabriekterrein, with Exhibition space Moira, Amsterdam, NL
2004 ['Nest'], Kunsthuis Secretarie, Meppel, NL
2004 ['Happy Chaos: Kunst!'], Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, NL
2004 ['The A4 exchange'], PSWAR, Amsterdam, NL
2003 Master degree show, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2002 ['Touch and Go'], curated by Shaheen Morali, Space 44, London, UK
2002 Degree show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

1998-2002 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, BA Fine Art, audio visual department (V.A.V.) Amsterdam, NL
1999-2000 University of Amsterdam, Philosophy, NL
2001 Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, three month exchange BA Fine Art, London, UK
2002-2003 Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, MA Fine Art, London, UK

Fellowships, scholarships and project subsidies
projects/residencies/professional practice/art prizes

2015 Residency Earthskin Muriwai, NZ
2015 Residency The Edge, Brisbane, AU
2015 Residency CEAC, Chinese European art Institute, Xiamen, CN
2014 Project Subsidy for [‘Touche-à-Tout’], Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, NL
2013 Residency URRA, Buenos Aires, AR
2013 Project Subsidy for [‘Touche-à-Tout’], Mondriaan Fonds, NL
2013 Foam and Gieskes Strijbis Fonds, 3H Award, prize for the production of new work
2012 Project Subsidy for ['In de Rarekiek'], Stadsdeel Amsterdam Centrum, NL
2011 Project Subsidy for ['KadS'], Stichting Stokroos, NL
2011 Project Subsidy for ['In de Rarekiek'], Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, NL
2010 Project Subsidy for ['Lichtvoetige Vervreemding'], Josine de Bruyn Kopsfonds, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, NL
2008 Subsidy for ['to: Night'], Royal Netherlands Consulate in New York, USA
2008 Short residency at Mondriaan Stichting Loft in New York, USA
2007 Stipend Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, NL
2005 Subsidy for ['Sprookjesbos II'], Royal Embassy of the Netherlands in Pretoria, SA
2004 Stipend Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, NL
2002 Full scholarship, Talenten Programma to do a Master in Fine Art in London, Nuffic (Ministerie OCW), NL
2001 Scholarship for a three-month exchange programme, Erasmus, NL