Marika Vandekraats (b. 1994, Vancouver, CA)

Works in Vancouver, CA



2016      Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA



2017      Intercambiador ACART, Madrid, ES


Solo Exhibitions

2018       A something, far enough away, shines for you, Sangnual 2551, Bangkok Biennal, Bangkok, TH

2018       Screwdriver for Mary, TRUCK Contemporary, Calgary, AB, CA

2017       Porpoiseful (Este Título No Serve Para Nada), Quinta Del Sordo, Madrid, ES

2016       1/15th of a Sheep, #2 Gallery,  Vancouver, CA



2018      Companion, Performance with Gloria Avgust at CSA Space for #3 Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2018      Washing Hands with Soap in the Shape of my Mother’s Hands, Performance for Open Season,

a part of Ten Different Things, Vancouver, CA. Performance repeated at Central Memorial Library for

Sled Island Festival, Calgary, CA

2017      Removing Functions, Performance for MINT as part of Party voor de Vrijheid, Rotterdam, NL

2017      Soaked In, Performance with Gloria Avgust at Roodkapjes, Rotterdam, NL

2016      Stretching out to meet, Installation and performance at Kleinpolderplein Park, Rotterdam, NL


Two-Person Exhibitions

2017      Yes, We’re Open, in collaboration with Liam Johnstone, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2016      Ghosts of Field, in collaboration with Jennifer Dickieson, Just for Fun Gallery, Vancouver, CA


Group Exhibitions

2019       Wares and Labour in the Mall of Paradise, Duplex, Vancouver, CA

2017       Unnoticed Art, Platforms Project, Athens, GR

2017       Neu Collection, PLAZA Projects, Richmond, CA

2016       Strange Magic, Art Waste, Vancouver, CA

2016      The Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA

2016       Assuming Permanence, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2016       The New Salon, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2016      Girls Crush, Basement Gallery, Portland, OR, US

2015       Antics, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2015      Topographics, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2015      The Shape of Things, Landing Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA

2014       Polyphonics, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, CA


Professional Experience

2016      Intern to Observatorium, Rotterdam, NL

2016      Studio Assistant to Jeremy Hof, Vancouver,CA




2019      An Unexpected Intimacy: Marika Vandekraats’ performance ‘Washing Hands with Soap

in the Shape of  my Mother’s Hands, written by Ella Adkins, Peripheral Review, Vancouver, CA

2018      Ten Different Things, Vancouver, CA

2018      Companion, in collaboration with Gloria Avgust, #3 gallery, Vancouver, CA