Biography

Ron van der Ende is a sculptor living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He specializes in wall mounted bas-reliefs constructed from found wood. The original color and texture of the wood is utilized to form a gripping and realistic mosaic. The realism is further enhanced by the perspective built into the relief. Van der Ende uses his method to conjure up dark industrial and space age imagery.

His work was shown a.o. at Ambach & Rice Gallery, Dallas, Museum; Voorlinden, Wassenaar; de Kunsthal, Rotterdam; Kuenstlerhaus, Dortmund; Groninger Museum, Groningen; Stadthausgalerie, Munster; Dallas Art Fair; The Armory Show in New York; OkOk Gallery in Seattle, and Ampelhaus in Oranienbaum.

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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018 KIT  Commission for Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL.
  • 2018 Industriegebouw / De Noord  Industriegebouw, Rotterdam, NL.
  • 2018 Euromast 3  Commission for the Euromast, Rotterdam, NL.
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  • 2016 Bare Bones, Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL
  • 2014 The Factory Set, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2014 Dallas Art Fair, Ambach & Rice Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • 2013 Phasmid, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2012 Mirror Lake, Assignment for the State of the Netherlands
  • 2011 The Armory Show, Perishable, Ambach & Rice, New York, NY
  • 2010 A Shallow Wade, Ambach & Rice, Seattle, WA
  • 2009 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2008 Exploded View, Baracca, Den Haag, NL
    Axonometric Array, Worm, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Motor Memory, OkOK Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2007 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2006 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2003 Mobility, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2001 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    KunstRai, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2000 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1997 Industrieel Landschap, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1996 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1990 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1989 KunstRAI ’89, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1989 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 Lust der Täuschung, Ludwig Forum Aachen, DE.
  • 2018 Perron Nul tot Nu, Museum Rotterdam, NL.
  • 2018 Rhapsody in Blue, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, NL.
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  • 2018 The Eye is the Centre / Magnify Me, Ketelfactory, Schiedam, NL.
  • 2018 Provenance: Galerie Delta, The Heritage of a Passionate Collector, Venduehuis auctionhouse, Den Haag, NL
  • 2017 Ron Klein Breteler collectie, Venduehuis auctionhouse, Den Haag, NL
  • 2017 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL; with Ron Mandos.
  • 2016 PHK18 #9: Schaal, Bureau voor Kunst / PHK18, Rotterdam, NL.
  • 2016 Ode aan de Rotterdammer, Museum Rotterdam, NL.
  • 2016 No Walls, Rotterdam Contemporary, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2015 Uit Liefde voor Hout, Museum IJsselstein, NL
  • 2014 7x52x10, Ruimtevaart, The Hague, NL
    Sincerely, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, USA
    Unter Zwischen im Ampelhaus, Ampelhaus, Oranienbaum, DE
  • 2013 Echte Rotterdammers, lp2, Las Palmas, Rotterdam, NL
    Uit de Hand, Garage, Rotterdam, NL
    Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA
    Art Rotterdam, Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2012 NADA, Ambach & Rice, Miami Beach, FL
    Expo Chicago: Exposure with Ambach & Rice, NL
    The Traveller, TENT, Rotterdam, NL
    Cinema, Voorkamer, Lier, BE
    Art Rotterdam,Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2011 Will Be Home, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA
    Art Brussels,  Ron Mandos, Brussels, BE
    Art Rotterdam, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Marine, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2010 Craft, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Reality and its Double, Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL
    Art Amsterdam, Ron Mandos, Amsterdam NL
    Rotterdams Toppunt, Historisch Museum Rotterdam, NL
    Art Rotterdam,Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2009 NADA, Ambach & Rice, Miami Beach, FL
    Auto-Mobiel, Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem, NL
    Art Rotterdam, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Kunst uit Huis V: Ron Klein Breteler, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL
    Pro Forma, Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany
  • 2008 Art Rotterdam, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2007 BigPowerSmallWorks, Galerie Kathareze, Tilburg, NL
    BGL offline, Zoete Broodjes, Amsterdam, NL
    Art Rotterdam, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2006 The Airborne Dream, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Absolut Search, CBK Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
    Milly’s Maserati Show, Tent Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2005 The Future is Stupid, Galerie MaMa, Rotterdam, NL
    Art Rotterdam, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    De Aanschouw, Rotterdam, NL
    Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2004 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    KunstRai ’04, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
    Studium Generale :Hout, T.U. Delft, Delft, NL
    ArtRotterdam, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2003 Stad van Rotterdammers, Historisch Museum Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
    Fly-Over, HES, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2002 KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
    Iets wat zoveel kost, is alles waard, De Beyerd Breda, Breda, NL
    Nieuwe Aanwinsten, Artotheek Oost Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
    The Airborne Dream” Galerie Delta 40 jaar (1962-2002), Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2001 DemolitionDerby!, Room, Rotterdam, NL
    DemolitionDerby!, Artis, den Bosch, NL
  • 2000 KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
  • 1999 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
  • 1998 Gothaer Institut Köln, DE,”Industrieel Landschap” project with Freek Drent
    Kaus Australis Rotterdam, NL “Carambolage”
    Zoetermeer swimming pool, NL “Vuurtoren” project with Expo Henk
    Clash, Kunsthal Rotterdam, studio Lekhaven, Rotterdam, NL
    KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
    Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 1997 Deltawerken, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
    Kratten, Expo Henk, De Kade Rotterdam, NL
    KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
  • 1996 Interieur, Cargo, Marseille, FR
    Boot, Kunsthal Rotterdam,  Rotterdam, NL
    KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
    Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    De Geur Van Hout, Gorkums Museum, Gorinchem, NL
    The Airborne Dream, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Art Cologne, Galerie Delta, Köln DE
  • 1995 Bar, Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL
    Bar, C.B.K Rotterdam,  Rotterdam, NL
    Art Cologne, Galerie Delta, Köln, DE
    Galerie ’95, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
  • 1994 Galerie Wansink, Roermond, NL
    The Happy Room, Expo Henk, Rotterdam, NL
    Huis Caldic, Wassenaar, NL
    Huis, KunstRAI, Amsterdam, NL
    Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Museum van Bommel/van Dam ,Venlo, NL
    Dialog, Stadthausgalerie, Munster, DE
    Galerie ’94, Galerie Delta, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL
    Galerie Cameleon, Marseille ,FR
  • 1993 KunstRAI, Galerie Delta, Amsterdam, NL
    Huis, KunstRAI, with Expo Henk, Amsterdam, NL
    Lineart, Galerie Delta, Gent, BE
    Galerie ’93 Kunsthal, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL
    Auto, Galerie ’93 Kunsthal, Expo Henk, Rotterdam, NL
  • 1992 Expo Henk, Expo Henk,  Rotterdam, NL
    Art Frankfurt, Galerie Delta, Frankfurt, DE
    Art 23/92, Galerie Delta, Basel, CH
    Lineart, Galerie Delta, Gent, BE
    Autodesign in Nederland, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL