Dave de Leeuw (Heerlen, 1981) is an artist from the Netherlands, where he lives and works in Maastricht.
He studied at the academy of fine arts in Maastricht and graduated in 2008.
De Leeuw’s oeuvre contains paintings, drawings, murals 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 (May 2018) here in PDF format

selection of exhibitions

October
• Mumbling the phrases, Hoorn & Reniers gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, solo exhibition
May 2018
• On Paper, Hoorn & Reniers gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands, group exhibition
April 2018
• Kunstrai Amsterdam 2018, WTC The Hague gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, group exhibition
February 2018
• Collectionpresentation Partstad Limburg Prize, Schunck, Heerlen, the Netherlands, group exhibition

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

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
• 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





de liggende laatste man

the last man lying
70x100cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

collection FSGroep – Hilversum

Paintings

February 6, 2013

soldierboy

40x30cm
acrylics on canvas
2012

private collection – Haarlem

Paintings

February 4, 2013

vrouw hoort niets

woman hears nothing
140x100cm
acrylics op canvas
2012

Paintings

February 1, 2013

Kunst In Maastricht
video

Episode about 3 generations of artists in Maastricht. Marta Volkova and Slava Chevelenko, Jochem van den Wijngaard and Dave de Leeuw. (dutch, no subtitles)

Video

January 20, 2013

the last update

120 x 90 cm
pencil on paper
2012

collection Huub Hannen gallery – Maastricht

Drawings

January 13, 2013

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

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

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

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

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