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




dark matters

140 x 80 cm canvas and 110 cm sculpture, 2018

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hut

installation of objects and works on paper and canvas
2019

On display at Hoorn & Reniers gallery in The Hague.


Soms Sebstbewusst

70 x 50 cm
silkscreen print on paper
edition of 50
2019

Pre-order here.


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


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.


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


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


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


de riemenman

75 x 50 cm
oilpaint on canvas
2018


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


splitsing

120 x 230 cm
oilpaint on canvas
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.


Himalia

57 cm, oilpaint on canvas sculpture, 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!


dark matters

140 x 80 cm canvas and 110 cm sculpture, 2018


meeting the moon

meeting the moon
120 x 280 cm
oilpaint on canvas
2018