Katrien Vermeire (°1979 - Ostend, Belgium)
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium
Studied photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent and Art History at Ghent University


2014: Der Kreislauf (A Handful): Grand Prize, Rhode Island IFF
2011: Foam Magazine #28 'Talent'
2006: Selection Prix Médiatine, Brussels
2003: Finalist Photo Festival Arles (Fr), Prix du Festival Off
2002: Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders


Private collections in Australia, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands & Switzerland

Belgium's FPS Foreign Affairs' collection

National Bank of Belgium Contemporary Art Collection

Flemish Government Arts & Heritage Collection

Province of East Flanders Collection

Lucid Art Foundation collection (US)


CURRENT: May 28, 2021 - March 31, 2024
The Ten, Thirty works (10+20) from the collection of M, Cera and the art collection of the Flemish Community, M Leuven (BE)

Portrait of a Lady, Boghossianstichting, Villa Empain, Brussels (BE), 2022

Five movies from five generations of female Belgian audiovisual artists: Chantal Akerman, Eva Claus, Manon de Boer, Ans Mertens, Katrien Vermeire; MoMeNT and De Imagerie, Tongeren (BE), 2021

LAND ESCAPES, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL), 2021

ON GEHOORD, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent (BE), 2021

Alumni Artists-in-Residence Exhibition, Lucid Art Foundation (US), 2020

United, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL), 2020

Der Kreislauf / A Handful, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
South Hadley, MA (US), 2019

Katrien Vermeire at De Imagerie, Het Bos, Antwerp (BE), 2019

It’s Personal, Group exhibition, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL), 2018-2019

The Wave, Argos, Brussels (BE), 2018

Der Kreislauf / A Handful, Schwarzescafé cinema, Zürich (CH), 2018

Haute Photographie, Rotterdam (NL), 2018

Der Kreislauf / A Handful (2014) in the permanent collection of the new Museum of the National Bank of Belgium, Brussels (BE), 2018 -

Touwfiguren, Beursschouwburg, Brussels (BE), 2017

Haute Photographie, Rotterdam (NL), 2017

Private Tag, Atlantikwall Raversyde (BE), 2016

Twisted Strings, M - Museum Leuven (BE), 2016

De Stille Dimensie, KU Leuven & Sint Lukasgalerie, Brussel (BE), 2015

Past + Present, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL), 2015

Fab50! Celebrating Beursschouwburg, Argos, Brussel (BE), 2015

Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station CA (USA), 2015

Private Shelter, Vrijstaat O, Raversijde (BE), 2014

Solstice, Museum of Fine Arts (MSK), Ghent (BE), 2014

Capita Selecta, Broelmuseum, Kortrijk (BE), 2014

Voyage, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL), 2013

What Matters, Psychiatrisch ziekenhuis Duffel (BE), 2013

Argos centre for art and media, Brussels (BE), 2013

Flavours, Kahmann Gallery (NL), 2012

Unseen Amsterdam, Kahmann Gallery (NL), 2012

18th Biennale of Sydney (AU), 2012

Art Brussels (BE), Crown Gallery, 2012

Emphatic Images - Part I, Crown Gallery, Brussels (BE), 2012

Flip Collection II, International Film Festival Rotterdam, PrintRoom, Rotterdam (NL), 2012

Talent 2011, Exhibition presented by Foam Magazine, Amsterdam (NL), 2011

Godspeed (SOLO), Crown Gallery, Brussels (BE), 2011

Scope Basel (CH), Crown Gallery, 2011

Art Amsterdam (NL), Crown Gallery, 2011

Madrid Foto International Photography Fair (ES), Crown Gallery, 2011

Art Brussels (BE), Crown Gallery, 2011

Katrien Vermeire (SOLO), Museum M, Leuven (BE), 2010-2011

Disturbed Silence, Campus Psychiatrisch Centrum, Duffel (BE), 2010

Waterland, Alexandre Cadain Gallery, Paris (FR), 2009

Point Zero, Marijke Schreurs Gallery, Brussels (BE), 2008

Fotofoto: Contemporary photography from the Province of East Flanders Collection, Voormalige Bank van de Arbeid, Ghent (BE), 2007

Freestate, Militair Hospitaal, Ostend (BE), 2006

Breugel Revisited, National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise (BE), 2006

Prix Médiatine, Centre culturel Wolu-Culture La Médiatine, Brussels (BE), 2006

Erfgoed in Beeld, Stedelijk Museum voor Volkskunde, Bruges (BE), 2005

Contour II 2005: Mechelen, City in Female Hands (BE), 2005

Andre Simoens Gallery (SOLO), Knokke-Zoute (BE), 2005

Annemie Augustijns – Katrien Vermeire, Vlaamse Opera Foyer Ghent & Antwerp (BE), 2005

CC de doos – de Cirk (SOLO), Hasselt (BE), 2005

Entr'acte, De Zaal, Ghent (BE), 2004

Oord: duo-exhibition Katrien Vermeire & Hans Op de Beeck, CC Strombeek, Brussels (BE), 2004

Double Exposure, ING, Kortrijk (BE), 2004

Huis van Winckel (SOLO), CC Belgica, Dendermonde (BE), 2004

Contemporary Flemish Photography, Caravasla Art Gallery, Tbilisi (GE), 2003

Pink Perfection, CC Belgica, Dendermonde (BE), 2003

Koraalberg Art Gallery, Antwerp (BE), 2003

2002 Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders, CC Sharpoord, Knokke Heist (BE), 2003

2002 Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders, Groeningekapel, Kortrijk (BE), 2003

Colleczie, Museum van Deinze en de Leiestreek, Deinze (BE), 2002

Blend: Contemporary photography in Belgium, Caermersklooster, Ghent (BE), 2002

Group Exhibition Graduates KASK, Eskimo, Ghent, 2001

Projects | Audiovisual

String Figures (Touwfiguren) (14'), 16mm, 2016

Cinematography of Sunnyside (73', 2017), a film by Frederik Carbon, 2014-2015

Der Kreislauf (A Handful) (29'), video, 2014

The Wave, a film and a photo wall by Sarah Vanagt & Katrien Vermeire, 2012

Godspeed, commissioned by Ter Bleeke (Malle) & The Flemish Government Architect's Team, 2010

Cinematography of Boulevard d'Ypres/Ieperlaan, a documentary film by Sarah Vanagt, 2010

Something to Tell You, commissioned by Ten Kerselaere (Hallaar) & The Flemish Government Architect's Team, 2009

North Sea, commissioned by The Flemish Government, Shipping Assistance Division, Ostend, 2009

Erfgoed in Beeld, Pictures inspired by West-Flemish folk-tales, Stedelijk Museum voor Volkskunde, Bruges, 2005

Songbooks - John Cage: video, in cooperation with Heleen Van Haegenborgh (prepared piano), 2005

Lightbox for music club 4AD, Diksmuide, commissioned by 4AD & The Flemish Government Architect's Team, 2005

Seven images commissioned by The Flemish Opera for their poster campaign & libretto's, Season 2003-2004

In Opdracht: Antwerp 1993-2003, Portraits, commissioned by the PhotoMuseum, Publication in the PhotoMuseum magazine, september 2003

The Scheldt from Source to Estuary, images for the annual of "The Port of Antwerp", 21 Landscapes, commissioned by Catapult & Antwerp Port Authority, 2002