JAN PAUL EVERS

*1982 Lives and works in Cologne, Germany 

EDUCATION

2005 - 2011

Studied Fine Arts, University of Art, Braunschweig, Germany

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES 

2017

Artists in Residence, Fogo Island Arts,

Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada 

2016

ARS VIVA 2017 Prize of the Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft in the BDI e.V.

 (Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries),

Berlin, Germany

Scholarship from the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Hallbach Foundation for Contemporary German Photography,

Essen, Germany

2015

Art Prize 'junger westen', Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany

Studio Grant, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

2014

Artists in Residence Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany

2012

North Rhine-Westphalia Prize for Art 2012 for young artists

Fellowship of Stiftung Kunstfonds

2011

Working Grant, Kunststiftung NRW, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS  (Selected)

2018

Solo presentation, Galerie Max Mayer at Daikanyama photo fair, Tokyo, Japan

Abstract Camouflage, Beat Raeber Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

2017

Voluntarismus vorbedachter Unbedachtbarkeit, Galerie Max Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany

2016

Frieze Focus Solo presentation, Galerie Max Mayer at Frieze London, UK

2014

Ricochet #8 – Jan Paul Evers, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany 

2013

Das Pragmatische Diptychon, Galerie Max Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany

Momentum ignition, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany

2011

Was das Schwarz dem Weißen zeigt, Galerie Max Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany

2008

O.T., Mayerei, Karlsruhe, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS  (Selected)

2019

Show 6, Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt, Austria

RealitätsCheck, Kunstraum Potsdam c/o Waschhaus, Potsdam, Germany 

Welcome to Recklinghausen. Purchases, donations, loans from recent years, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany

Zero point of orientation. Photography as localization in the room, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt a.M., Germany

2018

25 YEARS! SHARED HISTORIES, SHARED STORIES, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Deciphering numbers in art, Art Foyer DZ Bank (Art Collection), Frankfurt a.M., Germany

Black & White. From Dürer to Eliasson, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany

'Germany is not an Island' Contemporary Art Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany Acquisitions 2012 – 2016,

Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany

2017

ARS VIVA Prize 2017, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Show 3, Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt, Austria

2016

ARS VIVA Prize 2017, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany 

WITH DIFFERENT EYES THE PORTRAIT IN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany

Das autonome Bild – Fünf Konzepte aktueller Fotografie, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany 

WITH DIFFERENT EYES - THE PORTRAIT IN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany 

2015

Werke auf Papier: Fotografie, Grafik, Zeichnung, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany

Quattro Stagioni, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany

Show 2, Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt, Austria

RAY 2015, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

LE SOUFFLEUR – Schürmann trifft Ludwig, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany

2014

Happier than the Morning Sun, Sies + Höke, Dusseldorf, Germany

SIE UND IHRE AUSSTELLUNGEN, Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen,

Ehemalige Reichsabtei Aachen-Kornelimünster, Aachen, Germany 

2013

North Rhine-Westphalia Prize for Visual Art 2012, Art from North Rhine-Westphalia,

Ehemalige Reichsabtei Aachen-Kornelimünster, Aachen, Germany

20 Jahre Klasse Eißfeldt: Heute kein Plenum, 267 Quartiere für zeitgenössische Kunst und Fotografie,

Braunschweig, Germany

ein drittel weiß, KIT – Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf, Germany

2012

Made in Germany zwei, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

Carl Strüwe im Kontext zeitgenössischer Fotografie, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany

State of the art photography, NRW-Forum, Dusseldorf, Germany

2011

The sound of downloading makes me want to upload, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

Gute Aussichten 2010/11. Young German Photography, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

2009

Ein loses Kontingent von Welt, Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany

Der Schnitt durch die Oberfläche legt neue Oberflächen frei, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany

Stand und Gestaltung, Kunstverein St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS 

Contemporary Art Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin, Germany

DZ Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt a. M., Germany

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Fürstenberg Contemporary, Donaueschingen, Germany

Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany

Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany

Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt, Austria

Collection Philara, Dusseldorf, Germany

Collection Schürmann, Berlin, Germany