Dirk Vander Eecken was born in Mortsel in 1954.
He lives and works in Antwerp.
 
Education

1981-1983: HISK, Antwerp.
1979-1980: Scholarship Flemish Community, UMPRUM, Prague.
1975-1979: Fine Arts, Royal Academy, Antwerp.

Selected Exhibitions
 
2019
‘RE-Search’
a group show
Art Gallery De WAel 15 at Rivoli, Brussels, BE (group).

‘Summer Edition’
Art Gallery De Wael 15, BE (group).

‘aha’
a studio project with Frank JMA Casteleyns
studio, Antwerp, BE (duo). 

‘The Invitation’ 
duo exhibition with Kristel Van Ballaer
Galerie Noord Zuid, Arendonk, BE (duo).

‘Salon de peinture’
M HKA, Antwerp, BE (group).

2018
‘Chemin Faisant’
Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris
organized by Centre de la Gravure de La Louvière (group).

‘Watervliet IV (domaine de la solitude)’
Galerie William Wauters, BE (solo).

‘The New Paintings’ (chaque jour j’attends tout),
(re)D Gallery, Antwerp, BE (solo).

2017-2018
‘Disconditions’, De Garage, Mechelen, BE (solo).
 
2017
‘{re}PRODUCTION’, Van der Mieden Gallery, Antwerpen, BE (solo).

2015
‘This Must Be The Place’, Van der Mieden Gallery, Antwerp, BE (solo). 

2014
‘(De)construction’, Hélène Bailly Gallery, Paris, FR.
‘Subject to the Abstract’, Galerie van der Mieden, Brussels, BE.
‘Disconditions’, Galerie van der Mieden, Brussels, BE (solo).
‘RE: Painted, S.M.A.K., Gent, BE.
 
2012
‘Villa Volta’, Galerie van der Mieden, Brussels, BE (solo).
 
2011
‘Pearls of the North’, Palais d’Iena, Paris , FR.
 
2010
Benedengalerie, Kortrijk, BE (solo).
‘First Glance’, Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE (solo).
 
2009
‘Amicale’, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, DE.
‘In-finitum’, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, IT (curated by Axel Vervoordt).
Lokaal 01, Breda, NL.
 
2008
Museum for Fine Arts, Antwerp, BE (solo).
‘The Invisible’, Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE (solo).
CCHa, Hasselt, BE.
La Chapelle de l’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, FR (curated by Axel Vervoordt).
 
2007
CCHa, Hasselt, BE.
 
2006
Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE (solo).
William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).
 
2005
William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).
Galerie van der Mieden, Antwerp, BE.
 
2003
William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).
Elzenveld, Antwerp, BE (with Johan Desmet).
 
2001
‘You Don’t Know What Love Is’, William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).
‘Woodcuts’, Michel Vokaer Gallery, Brussels, BE (solo).
Grusenmeyer Art, Deurle, BE (with Johan Desmet).
 
2000
Beneden Gallery, Kortrijk, BE (solo).
Kaleria, Den Haag, NL (solo).
 
1999
Wollondilly Gallery, Brasschaat, BE (solo).
Michel Vokaer Gallery, Brussels, BE (solo).
 
1998
De Slijperij Gallery, Geel, BE (solo).
William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).
 
1997
Michel Vokaer Gallery, Brussels, BE (solo).
 
1996
Art Box Gallery, Waregem, BE (solo).
 
1995
Presentation of the book ‘Histoire a L’envers’ (49 litho’s), Les Ateliers Gallery, Frank Bordas, Paris, FR (solo).
 
1994
‘Observations et croquis’, Temporary Exhibition Space: Inge Henneman and Joris Ghekiere, Klein Willebroek, BE (solo).
 
1993
A.D. Gallery, Oostende, BE (solo).
 
1992
‘Comme deux garçons’, A.D gallery, Oostende, BE (with Werner Mannaers).
 
1991
William Wauters Gallery, Oosteeklo, BE (solo).
 
1990
Gyselinck Gallery, Kortrijk, BE (solo).
Cultureel Centrum Brasschaat, BE (solo).
 
1989
Gele Zaal, Gent, BE (solo).
Galerie Mladych, Praag, Czech Republic (solo).
‘Blauw’, Belgisch Huis, Köln, DE.
 
1988
Laquada Gallery, Granada, Spain (with Joris Ghekiere).
Kunsthuis Gallery, Antwerp, BE (with Johan Desmet).
 
1987
‘Prospekt 5’, Gele Zaal, Gent, BE.
 
1986
‘Koppelteken’, Opera Gallery, Antwerp, BE (solo).
Generale Bank, Antwerp, BE.
‘Artistiek Duet’, De Verbeelding Gallery, Baarle-Hertog, BE.
 
1985
‘Kunsthuis’, Antwerp, BE (with Johan Desmet).
 
1984
‘Jong Talent 25’, Antwerp, BE.
 
1983
Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, BE.
‘Fourfould’, New York, USA.
 
1982
B.B.L Gallery, Antwerp, BE (with Pee De Hertog).
 
1980
Studenten van het U.M.P.R.U.M., Praag, Czech Republic.
Galerie William Wauters, Oosteeklo, BE.
 
1979
Galerij Danthe, Sint-Niklaas, BE (with Christine Flasschoen).
 
1978
Galerij Pictural-art , Kortrijk, BE (with Joris Gh