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


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.


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


• nominee for Parkstad Limburg Award 2016

De Limburger
‘Bloedstollende kunst over circusleeuw’

article ‘Blood-curdling art about circus lion’ in ‘De limburger’ local newspaper about my drawings in the ‘A WARRIOR NEVER WORRIES’ exhibition at museum De Domijnen in Sittard.

Events, Publications, work

January 17, 2023

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

May 9, 2022

Palet magazine
‘Ik was altijd al een schilder’

article ‘I was always a painter’ in Palet magazine about my works in the ‘Mumbling the phrases’ exhibition at Hoorn & Reniers gallery.


May 27, 2019

Limburgs Dagblad
Over de rauwe weg van alle vlees

article, ‘About the rough way of all flesh’ (pdf), about ‘The Reader’ exhibition at Peergallery in Limburgs Dagblad.


February 12, 2016

portrait of Dave

(series of 5)
by Jeremy van Bedijk


February 10, 2015


Painteranimals, about Dave de Leeuw and Joop Vugs in Zuiderlucht magazine.


February 5, 2015

Limburgs Dagblad
Culturele beloftes om in de gaten te houden

article, ‘Cultural promises to keep your eye on’, about Tanja Ritterbex en Dave de Leeuw in Limburgs Dagblad.


January 9, 2015

May 2014

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May 21, 2014

Limburgs Dagblad
Een hommage aan ‘grote beer’ Remi

article, a tribute to ‘big bear’ Remi, in Limburgs Dagblad (dutch)


August 11, 2013


Homa Nasab’s Observations on Art and Culture
Q&A with Dutch Artist Dave de Leeuw


May 26, 2013

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


September 1, 2012

Hollands Diep magazine

Article about four Dutch art collectors and the artists they recommend. Interviews with Wim van Krimpen, Tijs Goldschmidt, Tsjalling Venema and Josje Janse-de Ronde Bresser in Hollands Diep magazine (issue March/April 2011).
Written by Merel Bem.
(Click image for preview).

For sale at most Dutch bookstores.


March 1, 2011

d’RAW international drawing showcase

by: Lene ter Haar, Robert Kaltenhäuser, Henk Pijnenburg and Dave de Leeuw
• Softcover, 112 pages showing over 40 artists. (click image for preview)

For sale at Stylefile.de
Now for only € 7,90

Events, Publications

January 12, 2011