Dave de Leeuw (Heerlen, 1981) currently lives and works in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
He studied at the academy of fine arts in Maastricht and graduated in 2008.
De Leeuw’s oeuvre contains mainly paintings and drawings and occasionally video and installations.
His developing multi-disciplinary work was introduced to the art public by contemporary art collector Henk Pijnenburg and
museum director Wim van Krimpen.
His works are included in public collections: a.o. Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Rotterdam and Maastricht university
and private collections including a.o. Hugo & Carla Brown, Pieter & Marieke Sanders, Hubertus Hoffschild and Henk & Leonie Pijnenburg.

Curriculum Vitae

Download my full CV (december 2015) here in PDF format

selection of exhibitions

May 2017
• Amsterdam Art fair 2017, Gerhard Hofland gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
February 2017
• Rotterdam Contemporary 2017, WTC The Hague gallery and Peergallery, the Netherlands, group exhibition

December 2016
Parkstad Limburg Prijs 2017 exhibition (nominee), SCHUNCK* museum, Heerlen, the Netherlands, group exhibition
June 2016
• Art Amsterdam 2016, Peergallery, Maastricht, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
January 2016
• The Reader, Peergallery, Maastricht, the Netherlands, solo exhibition

September 2015
• Uit de verf, Villa Mondriaan museum, Winterswijk, the Netherlands, group exhibition
October 2015
• The daily mood of Dave de Leeuw, Herr Beinlich gallery, Bielefeld, Germany, solo exhibition
October 2015
• Art The Hague, WTC the Hague gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
September 2015
• Uit de Verf, Villa Mondriaan Museum, Winterswijk, the Netherlands, group exhibition
May 2015
• Kunstrai / Art Amsterdam, WTC the Hague gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
May 2015
• Dreckiges Geschaft, Kunstverein Graz, Regensburg, Germany, group exhibition
February 2015
• Rotterdam Contemporary, Peergallery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition

November 2014
• Dave de Leeuw and Joop Vugs, Kunstlokaal Maastricht, galerie Dis, Maastricht, the Netherlands, duo exhibition
November 2014
• Dave de Leeuw and Jeroen Blok, WTC the Hague gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, duo exhibition
October 2014
• Art The Hague, WTC the Hague gallery, the Hague, the Netherlands, group exhibition
june 2014
• Update #1, Wiebengahal, Maastricht, the Netherlands, group exhibition
june 2014
• Innosense, AdHocPad artspace, Vienna, Austria, duo exhibition

august 2013
• Donker Bed, Van Krimpen gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
august 2013
• Culturanova, Kunstencentrum Signe, Heerlen, the Netherlands, group exhibition
juni 2013
• Mensbeeld, Van Krimpen gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
februari 2013
• Art Rotterdam, galerie Van Krimpen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, solo exhibition

november 2012
• Knock Knock, stichting het Raam en galerie Wilms, Venlo, the Netherlands, group exhibition
august 2012
• Amerikaanse topmodellen en andere stukken, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, the Netherlands, group exhibition
august 2012
• The Hunter, FeldbuschWiesner gallery, Berlin, Germany, solo exhibition
april 2012
• Dave de Leeuw en Popcorn, Krakks, Maastricht, the Netherlands, group exhibition
februari 2012
• Art Rotterdam, galerie Van Krimpen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition

december 2011
• Videoinstallatie 004, museum Het Domein, Sittard, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
november 2011
• Sweet Mother Again, Galerie van Krimpen, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
september 2011
• No faces, Galerie van Krimpen, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
august 2011
• M21, Langenlois, Austria, group exhibition
mei 2011
• Art Amsterdam, galerie Van Krimpen, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
februari 2011
• Art Rotterdam, galerie Van Krimpen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition

october 2010
• Soms gebeurt het, De Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, Helmond, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
september 2010
• Art Amsterdam, Wim van Krimpen/Art Pijnenburg, the Netherlands, group exhibition
mei 2010
• De Aankopen, Atrium MC, Heerlen, the Netherlands, group exhibition
maart 2010
• Art Pijnenburg, Deurne, the Netherlands, solo exhibition

september 2009
• d’RAW, Museum voor moderne en hedendaagse kunst, Schunck, 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 (Andaz hotel) Amsterdam
Atrium MC Heerlen
• Hugo en Carla Brown (London), Pieter en Marieke Sanders (Haarlem), Henk en Leonie Pijnenburg (Deurne), Wim van Krimpen (Amsterdam), FeldbuschWiesner (Berlin), Hubertus Hoffschild (Lübeck) and many more collections in the Netherlands and abroad.

Bibliogaphy

Download my recent bibliography (july 2012) here in PDF format

Education

• january 2008
Bachelor of art: visual Arts, video
Hogeschool Zuyd, Academie beeldende kunsten Maastricht, the Netherlands

Internship

• january 2007 t/m juni 2007
Regie en Animatie, Spunky Productions, Amsterdam, the Netherlands




Dave de Leeuw


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Lodewijk de Bisschopstraat 5
6219 AH Maastricht
the Netherlands


Atelier adres:
SAM atelier 9 Dave de Leeuw
Kasteel Holtmeulenstraat 9
6222 AV Maastricht
the Netherlands

Tel.: ++31 (0) 642 092 886
www.davedeleeuw.com

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all this playtime is over

lacquer-paint on wall, Frontensingel te Maastricht 2017

Murals, Paintings, work

July 28, 2017

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

June 6, 2017

bacon for my fish

acrylics and charcoal on wall at Amsterdam Art fair 2017

Murals, Paintings

May 25, 2017

Meid met Roodbeen

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

Murals

December 6, 2012

the first being on earth

Installation with Dirk Bours at the annual kunsttour in Maastricht.
The image was created using three overheadprojectors and it would suddenly appear out of nowhere when approached.

Murals

May 30, 2012

‘Everybody owns nothing’

Mural at a wineyard for the art in public spaces project M21 (Museum Of The Twenty-First Century) in Langenlois (near Vienna), Austria.

Murals

August 17, 2011

Mural

Dave with Benuz (MX) (left) for the Lak Aan Braak project from Kunstencentrum Signe in Heerlen, the Netherlands. Curated by Jens Besser and Robert Kaltenhauser.

Murals

July 28, 2011

Mural

Heerenveen, the Netherlands.

Murals

May 16, 2011

pictures of
Murals

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Galleries, Murals

January 13, 2011

Blindeninstitut

Mural painted with Emil Jesse, for the institute for blind people. Whole wall at EmanuelJesse.com

Regensburg – Germany

Murals

October 2, 2010

Gunsmith

Mural painted at the 24H-Galerie
Regensburg – Germany

Murals

September 15, 2010

Componeren in Heerlen

Mural for the exhibition ‘Componeren in Heerlen’ at Schunck/Glaspaleis
Heerlen, the Netherlands
2010

Murals

September 1, 2010

Pim Fortuyn

dedication mural for the assasinated Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn

Maastricht – the Netherlands

Murals

May 7, 2010

Face

drawing with spraycan on wall

Maastricht – The Netherlands

Murals

May 3, 2010

Puppeteer

Mural painted with James Jetlag

Hoensbroek – the Netherlands

Murals

March 20, 2010