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





shadows in the cosmos

120 x 280 cm
oilpaint on canvas
2014

private collection – Bosch en Duin

Paintings

January 20, 2015

De Bakermat

the cradle
100 x 70 cm
pencil on paper
2014

Drawings

January 15, 2015

Limburgs Dagblad
Culturele beloftes om in de gaten te houden

article, ‘Cultural promises to keep your eye on’, about Tanja Ritterbex en Dave de Leeuw in Limburgs Dagblad.

Publications

January 9, 2015

Huis in vlucht

house in flight
100 x 120 cm
oil on canvas
2014

Paintings

January 2, 2015

Girl devouring heart

100 x 70 cm
pencil and acrylics on paper
2014

Drawings

November 28, 2014

November 2014
Galerie Dis

‘Joop Vugs & Dave de Leeuw’

Duo-exhibition at galerie Dis together with Joop Vugs in Maastricht, the Netherands.

20-11 2014 till 17-01 2015

Events

November 27, 2014

November 2014
WTC The Hague gallery

‘Jeroen Blok & Dave de Leeuw’

Duo-exhibition at WTC the Hague gallery together with Jeroen Blok in The Hague, the Netherlands.

16-10 till 15-1 2015

Events

November 11, 2014

snowwhite

110 x 80 cm
oilpaint on canvas
2014

private collection – Hilversum

Paintings

November 6, 2014

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

set the world on fire

90 x 70 cm
pencil and acrylics on paper
2014

private collection – The Hague

Drawings

September 15, 2014

October 2014
Art The Hague

Exhibition at Art The Hague with Minnie Weisz, Demiak and Jeroen Blok
in The Hague, the Netherlands.

01-10 till 05-10 2014

Events

September 1, 2014

dead fish

70 x 100 cm
oilpaint on canvas
2014

collection Peergallery – Maastricht

Paintings

June 10, 2014

June 2014
Ad Hoc PAD project space

‘InNoSense’

Duo-exhibition with Emanuel Jesse at Ad Hoc Pad in Vienna, Austria.

06-06 till 04-07 2014

Events

May 22, 2014

Newsletter
May 2014

Check out the latest newsletter with all upcoming events, a jounal and new works.

Publications

May 21, 2014

being killed by a dazzling legacy of modern quackery

100 x 70 cm
pencil and acrylics on canvas
2014

collection Herr Beinlich gallery – Bielefeld, Germany

Drawings

May 20, 2014