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





uncut timelapse untitled mural
video

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

Video

March 13, 2016

‘girl without cigarettes’ and ‘staring young mother with jacket’

108 x 86 cm
pencil and oilpaint on coloured paper
2016

Drawings

March 12, 2016

they dance in the deep

250 x 180 cm
oil on canvas
2015

collection Bremen bouwadviseurs – Heerlen

Paintings

March 11, 2016

Pictures of
‘Flourish from paint’
Villa Mondriaan museum

impression of an exhibition with contemporary artists alongside mondriaan at the Villa Mondriaan Museum in Winterswijk.

Galleries

March 10, 2016

September 2015 / February 2016
Villa Mondriaan
Museum

‘UIT DE VERF’

exhibition with contemporary artists alongside mondriaan at the Villa Mondriaan Museum in Winterswijk.

Opening on saturday 19-09 from 16:30
19-09-2015 till 28-02-2016

Events

February 28, 2016

bathing girl

80 x 180 cm
oil on canvas
2016

Paintings

February 19, 2016

the dead bird is gorgeous

40 x 30 cm
oilpaint and charcoal on canvas
2015

Paintings

February 12, 2016

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.

Publications

February 12, 2016

februari 2016
Rotterdam Contemporary

Exhibition with recent works at Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair with Peergallery
(stand 51)

10-02 till 14-02 2016

Events

February 9, 2016

the reader

40 x 30 cm
oilpaint and charcoal on canvas
2015

private collection – Bosch en Duin

Paintings

January 30, 2016

January 2016
Peergallery

‘THE READER’

Solo exhibition at Peergallery in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Opening on Friday 22-01 from 17:00 till 21:00
22-01 till 05-03 2016

Events

January 2, 2016

the offering

100 x 70 cm
oilpaint on canvas
2015

private collection – Rotterdam

Paintings

October 29, 2015

queen of the land

120x250cm
oil on canvas
2015

Paintings

October 10, 2015

October 2015
Art The Hague

Solo exhibition with recent works at the Art The Hague contemporary art fair in the Netherlands, with WTC The Hague gallery
(stand 4)

7-10 till 11-10 2015

Events

October 4, 2015

fish queen nude

120 x 90 cm
pencil and acrylic on paper
2015

Drawings

September 22, 2015