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Folkert de Jong (born 1972) is an artist based in Amsterdam.
De Jong was born in Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands. He makes large-scale sculpture and installation. De Jong’s installations are life-size representations of disturbing scenes including human figures and props formed from materials such as polyurethane and Styrofoam; his work often references the uncanny and takes influence from the aesthetics horror and the history of conflict, war and politics.
Folkert de Jong is represented by the James Cohan Gallery, New York/Shanghai, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia/Mexico, Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam/the Netherlands, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke/Belgium, Brand New Gallery, Milan/Italy, galerie dukan hourdequin, Paris/France and Saatchi Gallery, London/UK.