Jarik Jongman (Amsterdam, 1962) trained as an artist at the Art Academy in Arnhem (NL) and worked as an assistant for
Anselm Kiefer in France, in 1995.
He has exhibited widely, e.g. London, Berlin, New York and Basel. He participated in the Venice Biennale 53 and 54, in
In 2010 he won joint first prize at the UK National Open Art Competition, juried by Gavin Turk. He was shortlisted for the
John Moores Painting Prize 2012, exhibiting at the Liverpool Biennial. In 2017, he won the Luxembourg Art Prize. In 2020
he received a Gottlieb Foundation grant.
Recurring themes in his work are ideas concerning ontology, history, metaphysics and architecture. .