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 collection London, Pieter & Marieke Sanders Haarlem, van ‘t Hof collection Bosch en Duin.

Curriculum Vitae

Download my full CV (January 2020) 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





November / December 2020
Josilda da Conceição Gallery
Amsterdam

exhibition with Ruben Raven, Mark Klappe, Franka Vincenta, Bas van Wieringen, Peter Straatburg and Dave de Leeuw at Josilda da Conceição Gallery in Amsterdam.

opening on saturday 21-11 14:00 / 19:00
21-11-2020 till 26-12-2020

Events

September 7, 2020

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Drawings, Events, Galleries, Murals, Paintings, Publications, Video, work

January 17, 2020

June / September 2019
Museum Helmond

‘CALL TO ACTION’

Exhibition about freedom, power and powerlessness showing various pieces from the collection from 1980 till now with Rammellzee (VS), Dondi White (VS), Blade (VS), Jonas Van der Haegen (B), Dave de Leeuw (NL), Ulla-Stina Wikander (S), Risk Hazekamp (NL), Rob Hornstra (NL), Justine Kurland (VS), Laurent Fiévet (F), Cristina de Middel (E), Yinka Shonibare (GB), Yael Bartana (IL/NL), Gijs Frieling (NL) en Paul Segers (NL) at Museum Helmond

29-06 till 08-09-2019

Events

June 4, 2019

june 2019
Hoorn & Reniers
gallery

‘IT’S A SMALL WORLD’

Groupexhibition showing recent works on canvas with a.o. Inge Aanstoot, Sebastian Gögel and Peter Feiler at Hoorn & Reniers gallery in The Hague.

Opening on Sunday 23-06 16:00
22-06 till 24-08 2019

Events

May 16, 2019

August 2019
PlateauKUNST
2019

PLATEAUKUNST 2019
Annual Art route curated by gallerist Wanda Reiff on the beautiful Margraten plateau.

24-08 and 25-08 2019 from 11:00 / 17:00

Events

May 14, 2019

August 2019
Cacaofabriek

‘MELTING POT’

Exhibition about muralism and hip hop culture with a.o. Collin van der Sluijs and Hugo Kaagman at Cacaofabriek Helmond

Opening 18-08-2019 at 15:00

Events

May 10, 2019

October / December 2018
Hoorn & Reniers
gallery

‘MUMBLING THE PHRASES’

Solo exhibition with all new paintings, drawings and sculptures at Hoorn & Reniers gallery in The Hague.

Read the review by ArtsTalk Magazine here.

Opening on Sunday 28-10 2018 at 16:00
28-10 till 22-12 2018

Events

December 13, 2018

Artist Talk ‘Mumbling the phrases’

View the artist talk here (dutch)

Artist talk with Charlotte Mutsaers and Dave de Leeuw about life, art and the works in the exhibition.

Events

December 9, 2018

November 2018
Charlotte Mutsaers and Dave de Leeuw

Artist Talk

On the occasion of ‘Mumbling the phrases’ exhibition Hoorn & Reniers gallery invites you to this artist talk with Charlotte Mutsaers and Dave the Leeuw at Hoorn & Reniers gallery in The Hague.

Sunday 25-11 2018 at 15:00

Read an article about the artist talk on ‘Jegens and Tevens’ online art magazine here!

Events

November 20, 2018

June / July 2018
Hoorn & Reniers
gallery

‘ON PAPER’

Group exhibition with recent works on paper at
Hoorn & Reniers gallery in The Hague with a.o. Inge Aanstoot, Peter Feiler and Dave de Leeuw.

Opening on Sunday 10-06
08-06 till 29-07 2018

Events

May 4, 2018

February / August 2018
SCHUNCK*
Museum

‘Deelnemers Parkstad Limburg Prijs’

A selection of art from Parkstad Limburg art prize is on display at the city hall of Heerlen. All works come from collections of investors of the art prize. Artists are a.o: Carolien Coolen, Hadassah Emmerich, Elias Ghekiere, Dave de Leeuw, Chaim van Luit, Keetje Mans, Ramon Schoonbrood, Sanne Vaassen and Bas de Wit. More info at Schunck* Museum for contemporary art

20-02-2018 till 03-08-2018

Events

April 15, 2018

April 2018
KunstRai / Art Amsterdam

Group exhibition with recent works at KunstRai / Art Amsterdam with a.o. Annabel Oosteweeghel and Emanuel Tegene at WTC The Hague art gallery (stand 26)

04-04 till 08-04 2018

opening on wednesday 04-04-2018 from 17:00 till 22:00

Events

January 31, 2018

October 2017
Art The Hague

Exhibition with recent works at Art The Hague contemporary art fair with WTC The Hague art gallery (stand 04) with a.o. Joan van Barneveld, Emanuel Tegene and Lucius Pax.

04-10 till 08-10 2017

Events

September 9, 2017

September 2017
Galerie Wilms

‘AMUSE’

Group-exhibition at galerie Wilms in Venlo, the Netherlands.
With a.o. Aaron van Erp, Arno Sijben, Han Rameckers, Jeroen Evertz, Les Deux Garcons, Matijs van de Kerkhof, Nikki Pelaez, Torsten Uerlings and Dave de Leeuw.

Opening on Friday 22-01 from 17:00 till 21:00
01-09 till 03-09 2017

Events

July 26, 2017

May 2017
Amstedam Art Fair

Exhibition with recent works at Amsterdam Art Fair at Kunsthal Koper with Gerhard Hofland gallery

18-05 till 21-05 2017

Events

May 11, 2017