Francien Krieg


Francien Krieg was born in the Netherlands, she followed monumental design on art academy The hague. Her work is in the Tullman collection Chicago, ING collection Amsterdam, Formal Scheringa collection, mohlman museum collection, van Lien collection and many private collections. Her work was exhibited at the MEAM museum Barcelona, Wausau museum the US , Scheringa museum NL, and Mohlmann museum NL, also she was working with gallery Mokum, gallery Beinart Brunswick Australie, Abend gallery, Zhou B art center Chicago and Robert Lange Studios. This summer she will be an artist in residence in Canada New foundland at Pouch cove and she recently published her first art book about the series of the aging female body which she painted for 10 years. 



1999-2003: Free academy The Hague painting

1993-1998: Royal Academy of The Hague direction Monumental design


Artist in Residence

2019 : Pouch cove foundation Canada New foundland



International guild of realisme

Portrait society of America 

Poets and artists


Prizes and Nomination

2021: finalist MoD portrait

2021: second prize painting of the year

2020 : Boldbrush award winner december

2019: nominated by the public "artist of the year"

2019: pre selection Figurativas MEAM

2019: honourable mention

2018: TRAC exhibition Leeuwarden

2017: nominated for Figurativas MEAM Barcelona

2017: nominated for de Portrait Price NL

2010: Talensprijs Pulchri second price

2006: Talensprijs Pulchri third price



ING Collection, former Scheringa Collection, Van Lien Collection, Tullman Collection Chicago, tiny museum Reflex Modern Galery Amsterdam , collection museum Mohlmann and private collections in- and outside The Netherlands



2017: Art Breda, with Galerie Lauswolt

2015: Realism Fair Amsterdam, with Galerie Lauswolt

2012: Realism Fair Amsterdam, with Galerie Mokum

2011: Lineart Art Fair Gent, with Galerie Pinsart

2009: Scope Basel, with Willem Kerseboom Gallery

2009: Art Amsterdam, with Galerie Mokum


Museum Exhibitions

2021: international womensday MEAM Barcelona

2020 Wausau museum USA: Painting the figure now

2019:  MEAM  Painting  today  groupexhibition

2019: Groupexhibition Mohlmann museum  

2018: Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, US, Painting the figure NOW

2018: Museum Møhlmann, Appingedam, The feminine touch

2015: Museum De Koperen Knop, Hardinxveld Giesendam, Aging men

2014: Museum van Lien, Fijnaart, Surprising visit, with Hester Schroor and Thea Figee

2012: Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, Public/private

2012: Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, XXS

2011: Museum van Lien, Fijnaart, From K to Z works from the museum’s collection

2009: Scheringa Museum, Opmeer, permanent exhibition museum’s own collection


Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2022: solo exhibition Anart San Antonio USA

2017: Gallery Beinart, Brunswick, Australia, met Effie Pryer en Ville Loponen

2011: Galerie Pinsart, Brugge, Above the couch, with Eline Peek

2011: Galerie Mokum, Amsterdam, solo

2009: Galerie Pinsart, Brugge, solo

2008: Pulchri, Den Haag, Beautiful person, solo

2004: Galeria, Entropia Wroclaw, Polen, solo


Group Exhibitions Abroad

2020: James baird gallery : Women exhibition
2020: Abend gallery miniature show
2020: Gallery Stone Sparrow NYC group expo: Sinner or sain

2020: Contemporary narratives Stone Sparrow NY

2020: Abend gallery Small works exhibition

2020: Ardent olders 33 contemporary gallery Chicago

2020: Ambivalence 33 contemporary gallery Chicago

2020: Shelter 33 contemporary Chicago

2020: gallery Stone sparrow NYC Manhattan group expo : Unseen

2017: Gallery Abend, Denver, US, Sight unseen

2016: Mas de les Gralles, Barcelona, Spain

2016: Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, VS, Freak out show

2013: Galerie van Campen & Rochtus Antwerp, Belgium, Begeerte, curator Natasja Bennink

2013: Townsend Atelier, Chattanoga, US, Women painting women [r]evolution

2013: Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, US, From motion to stillness

2010: Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, US


Group Exhibitions Netherlands

2020: stories of the skin : Francien Krieg and members of DSG

2019: Karmelklooster Drachten NL Huidhonger

2019: Gallery Bonnard Grenzeloos with Hanneke Naterop, Pedro quesada and Pam Hawkes

2018 : TRAC exhibition Leeuwarden

2018: Galerie Zofier Mata Hari groepstentoonstelling

2018: groepstentoonstelling Bonnard : Mensen mensen

2015: groepsexpositie : Young and beautifull galerie Nasty Alice


Initiator / Organization Exhibitions

2017: Pulchri, Den Haag, Refigure, group exhibition with Hanneke Naterop, Danielle Luinge, Jantien de Boer, Dorien Plaat, Milan Schmidt, Francien Krieg and Pedro Quesada

2010: Bergkerk Deventer, Broos, group exhibition with Lotta Blokker, Eline Peek, Lita Cabelut, Hester Schroor and Dorien Plaat



2020: Anuario "Arte y Libertad XV - Galería artelibre

2020: Your best painting Galerie Artelibre

2020: Leonardo Guide galerie Artelibre

2020: The guide artists magazine issue 34

2020: Realisme today: Not above my couch

2020: Fine art connaisseur

2019: Adorn me Poets and artists curator Carol Hodes

2019: Artists on Art: Not Above My Couch

2019: Yoga International 2 page article

2019: Go Wild publication curated by Conor Walton Gormly gallery Ireland

2018: artistmagazine article interview

2018: Dutch art newspaper, article David van der Linden

2017: Millionart Kaleidoscope

2017: Poets and Artists, Fifty great figurative artists, curator Steven Daluz

2017: Poets and Artists, The male muse, curator Didi Menedez