Julie Verhoeven

Julie Verhoeven (b.1969, Sevenoaks, Kent, UK) lives and works in London. Verhoeven first trained in fashion at Kent Institute of Art & Design from 1985-1987. After graduating she worked as an assistant to John Galliano until 1991. Verhoeven launched her fashion label, Gibo in 2002 with 2 flagstone boutiques in London and Milan. Verhoeven has collaborated with Louis Vuitton, Versace, M.A.C, H&M, Peter Jensen, Chloe, Space NK, Melissa, ASOS, Loewe, amongst others and musicians Graham Coxon , Fischerspooner and  Primal Scream. She was made an Honorary fellow of Royal College of Art in 2013 , and has taught fashion on the MA at Central Saint Martins since 1996. Selected solo exhibitons include: Julie og Jimmy go Dogging, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Norway ( with Jimmy Merris); Whiskers Between my Legs, ICA, London (2014); Your Fly is Open, Stedelijk Museum's-Hertongensosch, The Netherlands (2013); Ladies, Lets Rip!, The Holburne Museum, Bath (2013); Galeria Melissa, Säo Paulo and New York (2012); Meyer Kainer, Vienna (2012); Peles Empire, London and Romania (2012); Gluteus Maximus, A show in two parts, ZINGERpresents, Amsterdam (2011); Pretty Please, Savage School, Vyner Street, London (2010); Rubber Necking,The White Cubicle, George and Dragon Public House, London (2009); and Fannying Around, Concrete at The Hayward Gallery, London (2009). Selected group exhibitions include: Sacre 101, Migros Museum, Zurich (2014); Works on Paper, Gregor Staiger, Zurich (2013); Six Degrees of Separation, Wimbledon Space , London (2013); Paradise Garage, Eighty One, London (2013); Sorry I'm Late, Anthea Hamilton at Firstsite, Colchester (2012); Tarot, Hayward Gallery, London and Focal Point Gallery, Southend (2011); Birds’ Eye Film Festival, British Film Institute, London (2011); The Dandie’s Ball, Ritter/Zamet, London (2011); I Want You, Art Plus at Whitechapel Gallery, London (2010); Terminator, Camberwell Space, London (2010); SHOWstudio, Somerset House, London (2009); and Drawing 2009, The Drawing Room, London (2009). In 2012, the V&A acquired over 100 Verhoeven drawings for their prints and drawing archive .

Last updated: 19.02.2015

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