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




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

January 17, 2020

Artist Talk at The Hague Contemporary

View the artist talk here (dutch)

Curator Stephanie Afrifa in conversation with Inge Aanstoot and Dave de Leeuw at The Hague Contemporary art weekend.

Video

August 3, 2018

celebrate calibrate
video

time lapse process video of a private mural in Bosch en Duin, the Netherlands

Paintings, Video

July 25, 2017

making the Heerlen Heron
video

Short video on the making of a mural by Dave and Vincent Lancee. The project was crowfunded through voordekunst.nl thanks to streetartheerlen.nl and an exceptionally awesome group of anonymous tuupen from Heerlen.

Video

October 30, 2016

uncut timelapse untitled mural
video

mural for the exhibition ‘Florish in Paint’ at Villa Mondriaan Museum

Video

March 13, 2016

Interview on Business 3.0
video

View the interview here (dutch)

“Beeldend kunstenaar Dave de Leeuw: hip en quasi-rauw met een enorme zeggingskracht. Hoe kijkt hij zelf naar zijn werk? In gesprek met de Kunstenaar, vader en ondernemer.”

Video

October 28, 2014

a woman and wires
video

a short video about the creation of a painting

collection FSGroep – Hilversum

Video

May 20, 2014

Fallen Angel
video

a short video about the creation of a mural by Vincent Lancee and Dave.
Thanks to Cuttin’ Class for organizing and Jere-me for the great video

Video

November 29, 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

MY FACE
video

a short video about the creation of a drawing by Dave

Video

September 26, 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

Don’t Die
video

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

Video

July 29, 2012

man with tv and a tree
video

The videoinstallation ‘man with tv and a tree’ (click image for video) at Museum Het Domein in Sittard, the Netherlands.

Video

June 3, 2012

Metro to endstation
video

The videoinstallation ‘Metro to endstation’ (click image for video) at the Van Krimpen gallery in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Video

January 6, 2012