About the ArtistJoris Geurts (1958, Oss), makes abstract paintings, drawings and prints. He lives and works in Amsterdam. He studied at the Akademie voor Beeldende kunsten in Breda from 1977 to 1979. After studying at the Akademie voor Kunst en Industrie in Enschede from 1979 to 1981 Geurts started his career at Art & Project Gallery in Amsterdam in the early eighties.
Since 1995 he exhibited regularly at Slewe Gallery in Amsterdam. In 2001 he exposed at the Noordbrabants Museum in ’s-Hertogenbosch, on which occasion a catalog had been published Purple Blue and Lemon Yellow, giving an overview of his work, with texts by Bert Jansen and Henk van Woerden. From 2007 to 2008 he was commissioned to paint at Palace Noordeinde in The Hague.
His works are included in the collections of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede and the corporate art collections of the AKZO Nobel, ABN AMRO, KPN, Bouwfonds and AEGON. In addition to his painting practice he also works as a composer of music.