ALEX TEN NAPEL





12 12 1958 born
1985 1988 School of Photography The Hague
2004 member of the Gkf photographers association

Alex ten Napel lives and works in Amsterdam. He studied at the School for Photography in The Hague. His autonomous work is frequently published in Dutch and foreign magazines and newspapers. Since 1996 he has had several solo and group exhibitions and has been frequently commissioned by the municipality of Amsterdam and Utrecht.
In 2005, his Waterportraits were exhibited at the Epson Photo Festival in the fortified town of Naarden and at Paris Photo. Photos from the Waterportraits series were nominated for the Photographic Portrait Prize 2006, the National Portrait Gallery, London and Prix Photographique BMW-Paris Photo 2006, Paris. He has had exhibititions at Paris Photo 2005 and 2006. At the Pobeda Gallery in Moscow, Cook Fine Art in New York, Galeria Omar Alonso in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Foto Art Festiwal in Bielsko-Biala, Poland and Miami Photo 2008. In 2009 the Waterportraits were acquired by the Caldic Collection. In 2010 the International Festival of Photography in Lodz and KievFotoCom in Kiev showed his Waterportraits#2. His work has also been published in Le Monde Magazine, ZOOM, Nowy Biuletyn Fotograficzny ŚwiatObrazu and Foto&Video.
exhibitions commissions books prizes nominations acquisitions
2011
cork crawford art gallery ‘all my lovin’ solo
brescia wave gallery water portraits solo
2010
amsterdam pan amsterdam artfair eduard planting group
amsterdam linda.het boek book
kiev kievfotocom international festival of photography waterportraits #2 solo
trier fototage trier solo
utrecht artantique artfair eduard planting group
lodz fotofestiwal international festival of photography
‘all my lovin’ solo
toulouse fondation pour l’art contemporain
‘portrait de familles’ solo
amsterdam realisme artfair eduard planting waterportraits group
2009
amsterdam ‘andere ogen’ volkskrant book
wassenaar caldic collection waterportraits acquisition
2008
miami photo miami waterportraits#1 ton peek solo
amsterdam centrum beeldende kunst zuid-oost group
amsterdam de melkweg ‘summer in the city’ group
amsterdam primary school elout ‘me and my friend’ solo
2007
puerto vallarta galeria omar alonso ‘rojo’ group
new york cook fine art waterportraits#1 and #2 solo
bielsko-biala foto art festival solo
zwolle dutch eyes book
amsterdam foam ‘verborgen schatten’ group
amsterdam amsterdams centrum voor fotografie
‘de mama’s en de pappa’s’ group
aberystwyth aberystwyth centre
‘photographic portrait prize 2006’ group
moscow pobeda gallery waterportraits#1 and #2 solo
amsterdam centrum beeldende kunst zuid-oost
‘gezichten van zuid-oost’ solo
utrecht tonpeek waterportraits#1 and #2 solo
sunderland sunderland museum
‘photographic portrait prize 2006’ group
2006
london national portrait gallery
‘photographic portrait prize 2006’ group
london ‘photographic portrait prize 2006’ nomination
paris prix bmw-paris photo nomination
paris paris photo ton peek waterportraits#1 solo
dayton ‘photography now’ one hundred portfolios dvd
2005
paris paris photo ton peek ‘waterportraits#1′ group
amsterdam primary school elout ‘me and my family‘ solo
amsterdam foam group
naarden-vesting epson fotofestival naarden
‘waterportraits‘ solo
2002
amsterdam amsterdams fonds voor de kunst
‘eerste jaars studenten‘ commission
the hague ’50 ontmoetingen’ gemeentehuis group
amsterdam ‘last supper’ panama group
rotterdam ’50 ontmoetingen’ las palmas group
amsterdam ’50 ontmoetingen’ mozes en aäron kerk group
amsterdam ’50 ontmoetingen’ book
haarlem ‘museumdirecteuren’ portretwinkel group
amsterdam ‘foam in het vondelpark’ het vondelpark group
amsterdam primary school elout ‘kinderen van elout‘ solo
amsterdam amsterdams historisch museum group
2001
haarlem ‘je leven vergeten’ focus book
amsterdam ‘je leven vergeten‘ verpleeghuis wittenberg solo
lisboa ‘dutch photography’ centro cultural de belém group
2000
amsterdam ‘panl nominations 2002’ loods 5 group
bunnik ‘gezichten van alzheimer’ alzheimer nederland solo
amsterdam panl nominaties 1999 book
amsterdam panl 2 merit awards prize
1999
amsterdam ‘here we go’ fhv book
amsterdam ‘je kostbaarste bezit’ kesselskramer book
ijmuiden ‘gezichten van alzheimer’ zeeweg ziekenhuis solo
amsterdam ‘gezichten van alzheimer’
gallery 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 solo
1998
amsterdam amsterdams fonds voor de kunst
‘albert cuyp’ commission
1996
amsterdam amsterdams fonds voor de kunst
‘gezichten van alzheimer‘ commission
1994
utrecht ‘utrecht voor later’ catalogue
utrecht ‘hoog catharijne‘ kunstzaal achter den dom group
1992
utrecht stichting stedelijke fotografie utrecht
‘hoog catharijne‘ commission
1991
amsterdam ‘laugharne portraits’ gallery 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 group
1990
the hague bronovo art prize haagse kunstkring group
the hague bronovo art prize bronovo hospital prize
1989
amsterdam stichting ‘de mei’ prize
amsterdam ‘primary school laugharne’ de moor group
1988
amsterdam ‘browns’ hotel laugharne’ de moor group
amsterdam ‘portraits’ de moor solo
publications national
algemeen dagblad contrasten elsevier de fotograaf de gelderlander de volkskrant denkbeeld dutch focus foto linda. magazine medisch contact nautique parool photoq.nl rails trouw utrechts nieuwsblad nrc.next verpleegkunde nieuws versie volkskrant magazine vpro gids
publications international
connaissance des arts foto magazine le monde 2 lensculture.com milk zoom foto&video photoicon artforum de morgen biuletyn fotograficzny marie claire greece oxford times
tv radio
at 5 avro jeugdjournaal journaal nps radio radio noordholland radio salto
cliënts
bureau zee nationaal reumafonds fhv nutricia het hoofdbureau orkater toneelgroep amsterdam trust kesselskramer sns ogilvy de slegte ppgh colorschipper ppgh/jwt nederlandse spoorwegen publicis rijkswaterstaat vazdias spring vdbj rode kruis plan vosniedek nestlé masterlease engenius support alfabeeld hordijk sanofi synthelabo gemeente amsterdam gemeente utrecht stadsdeel amsterdam zuid stadsdeel amsterdam zuidoost basisschool de elout verpleeghuis wittenberg linda. magazine volkskrant magazine


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