Dave de Leeuw (Heerlen, 1981) is an artist from the Netherlands. He studied at the academy of fine arts in Maastricht and graduated in 2008.
De Leeuw’s oeuvre contains paintings, drawings, sculptures, murals, videos and installations. His developing multi-disciplinary work was
introduced to the art public by collector Henk Pijnenburg and museum director Wim van Krimpen. His works are included in public collections:
a.o. Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Achmea collection, FS group collection, Rotterdam and Maastricht university and
private collections a.o. Hugo & Carla Brown, Pieter & Marieke Sanders, Fried and Eefje van ‘t Hof and Henk & Leonie Pijnenburg.

Curriculum Vitae

Download my full CV (May 2018) here in PDF format

selection of exhibitions

2019 Call to Action
• Gemeentenmuseum Helmond, Helmond, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2019 Melting Pot
• Cacaofabriek, Helmond, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2019 Mumbling the phrases
• Hoorn & Reniers gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2018 On Paper
• Hoorn & Reniers gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2017 Amsterdam Art fair
• Gerhard Hofland gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2016 Parkstad Limburg Prijs
• SCHUNCK museum, Heerlen, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2016 Art Amsterdam
• Peergallery, Maastricht, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2016 The Reader
• Peergallery, Maastricht, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2015 Art The Hague
• WTC the Hague gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2015 Uit de Verf
• Villa Mondriaan Museum, Winterswijk, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2015 Dreckiges Geschaft
• Kunstverein Graz, Regensburg, Germany, group exhibition
2014 Innosense
• AdHocPad artspace, Vienna, Austria, duo exhibition
2013 Donker Bed
• Wim Van Krimpen gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2013 Art Rotterdam
• Wim Van Krimpen gallery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2012 Amerikaanse topmodellen en andere stukken
• Gemeentemuseum Helmond, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2012 The Hunter
• FeldbuschWiesner gallery, Berlin, Germany, solo exhibition
2011 Videoinstallatie 004
• museum Het Domein, Sittard, the Netherlands, group exhibition
2011 Sweet Mother Again
• Wim Van Krimpen gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2010 Soms gebeurt het
• Cacaofabriek, Helmond, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2010 prive domein
• Art Pijnenburg, Deurne, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
2009 d’RAW
• SCHUNCK museum, Heerlen, the Netherlands, group exhibition, curator

Collections

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Gemeentemuseum Helmond
Achmea kunstcollectie
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Maastricht University
FSgroep Hilversum
The Minds Eye collection Amsterdam
Atrium MC Heerlen
• and more public and private collections in the Netherlands and abroad.

Education

• january 2008
Bachelor of art: Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design (MAFAD), the Netherlands

Prizes

• nominee for Parkstad Limburg Award 2016





Meid met Roodbeen

girl with red leg
Mural for Art in private spaces project Knock Knock in Venlo, the Netherlands.

Murals

December 6, 2012

a woman and wires

120x70cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

collection FSGroep – Hilversum

Paintings

December 4, 2012

meisje met snee in hoofd

girl with cut in head
pencil and acrylics on paper
65x50cm
2012

private collection – Maastricht

Drawings

October 16, 2012

november 2012
KNOCK KNOCK Venlo

Art in private spaces project Knock Knock in Venlo, the Netherlands, an initiative from stichting Het Raam in cooperation with galerie Wilms.

24-11 till 25-11

Events

October 10, 2012

MY FACE
video

a short video about the creation of a drawing by Dave

Video

September 26, 2012

de gevonden voorwerpen

the found objects
100 x 70 cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

private collection – Heerlen

Paintings

September 21, 2012

september 2012 / januari 2013
GEMEENTEMUSEUM HELMOND

‘AMERIKAANSE TOPMODELLEN
EN ANDERE STUKKEN’
(‘American top models and other pieces’)
Group exhibition at gemeentemuseum Helmond, the Netherlands. Showing recent additions to the museums contemporary art collection, includig a videoinstallation of Dave de Leeuw, as well as works from Gé-Karel van der Sterren (NL), Anton Corbijn (NL), Robert Combas (FR), Dondi White (VS) and many more.

18-09 till 20-01 2012

Events

September 18, 2012

Symphony für the lobster
video

Short film with Aaron van Erp, directed by Dave de Leeuw, 2011.
Is now included in the Mind’s eye collection of the Andaz Hotel Amsterdam.
See the review on Metropolis M

Video

September 14, 2012

Zuiderlucht magazine

Article about Dave de Leeuw in Zuiderlucht magazine magazine (issue september 2012).
Written by Emile Hollman / photo by Perry Schrijvers

with a digital presentation on c-me.eu

Publications

September 1, 2012

THE HUNTER
video

a short video of the THE HUNTER exhibition at FELDBUSCHWIESNER, Berlin.

Video

August 29, 2012

tourist op Golgotha

160 x 80 cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

Paintings

August 21, 2012

august / september 2012
galerie FELDBUSCHWIESNER

‘THE HUNTER’
Solo exhibition at galerie FELDBUSCHWIESNER in Berlin, Germany.
Paintings, drawings, videoinstallation and video.
opening 10-08 2012 at 18:00

10-08 till 07-09 2012

With friendly support from the Dutch Embassy in Berlin

Events

August 5, 2012

de jager en visser

the hunter and fisher
160 x 120 cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

Paintings

August 2, 2012

het temmen van het einde

the taming of the end
120x250cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

private collection – Bosch en Duin

Paintings

August 1, 2012

Don’t Die
video

a short video about the creation of a drawing by Dave de Leeuw

Video

July 29, 2012