Curriculum Vitae


Levi van Veluw was born in the Dutch town of Hoevelaken in 1985 and  studied at the ArtEZ
Institute of the Arts in Arnhem.

Since graduating in 2007, Levi van Veluw has produced multi-disciplinary works that includes
photographs, videos, sculptures, installations and drawings. This varied body of work has
been showcased in many different locations across Europe and the United States, earning
him a number of nominations and awards.


2003-2007 ARTEZ Institute of the Arts, Arnhem, the Netherlands
2006 Internship Erwin Olaf Springveld

2009-2010 Art Teacher, Photography department,
Willem de  Kooning Academy Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2007 International Photo Awards, United States
2007 Art Interview Award, Germany
2007 Akzo Nobel, young talent, the Netherlands

2007 AanZet! Kunst Vereniging Diepenheim, the Netherlands
2007 Diesel DNA New Art, Italy
2007 ITS#6 International talent support, Italy
2007 American Photography 23, United States
2006 Epson Photo Art Award, Best selected work, Germany
2006 Photo Academy Award, the Netherlands

The artist first became known in 2008 with his solo exhibition Landscapes at Galerie Ron
Mandos in Amsterdam. This coincided with him being awarded the International Photo Award
in New York for the photo series "Ballpoints", and the selection of one of his video works for
the Whitstable Biennale UK.

In 2010, the work of the artist was showcased in a series of major museum exhibitions,
including the exhibition "Dead or Alive" at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York,
the Museum of Modern Art in Arnhem and Ars Electronica in Linz.

2013 saw the publication of the book "Origin of the Beginning". This singular book is a work
of art in itself, published in an edition of 1000 hand-signed copies. The book, which is
widespread among collectors and enthusiasts, provides an overview of the artist’s work
from 2006 to 2013, a rich oeuvre that includes photographs, drawings, installations,
sculptures and videos.

More information can be found on the website site presents
all the artist’s work in chronological order, with accompanying information.

EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2007 – 2009     2006 Art Cologne, Epson Photo Art Award, Germany
                         2007 Kunst Vereniging Diepenheim, the Netherlands
                         2007 Akzo Nobel, Arnhem, the Netherlands
                         2007 Galleria Grazia Neri, Milano, Italy

                         2008 C-Space Gallery, Beijing, China
                         2008 Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
                         2008 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, the Netherlands
                         2008 Whitstable Biennale, United Kingdom
                         2008 Hyeres Festival, France
                         2009 Noord Brabants Museum, the Netherlands
                         2009 Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, the Netherlands
2010 – 2011     2010 Museum for Arts and Design, New York, United States
                         2010 Virserums Konsthall, Sweden
                         2010 Arte Leku Arts Centre, Spain
                         2010 Museum het Valkhof, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
                         2010 Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland
                         2010 BKKC, Tilburg, the Netherlands
                         2010 Gorcums Museum, the Netherlands
                         2011 Museum for Modern Art, Arnhem, the Netherlands
                         2011 Rivera & Revera Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
                         2011 Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, the Netherlands
                         2011 Designhuis, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
                         2011 Museum for Old and New Art, Australia
                         2011 Kunsthal, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Van Veluw’s works have also been widely shown at international art fairs such as, among
others, The Armory Show New York, Art Brussels, Volta Basel, Unseen Amsterdam and
the Barcelona Loop Fair Barcelona.

2012                 2012 Garage, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
                         2012 Volta, Basel, Switzerland
                         2012 Singer Museum, Laren, the Netherlands
                         2012 Museum Lanchelevici, Belgium
                         2012 Museum of Sound and Image, São Paulo
                         2012 Beit Ha'ir Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv


Live screenings Family / Origin of the Beginning: the Bass Museum of Art (Miami, USA),
Centro Nacional de las Artes, (Mexico City, Mexico), Design Museum, London (UK),
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (Canada), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de
Puerto Rico (San Juan) and The Phillips Collection (Washington, D.C.)

in public urban spaces including the Denver Theatre District (USA), La Virreina Centre
de la Imatge (Barcelona, Spain) and the Laumeier Sculpture Park (St. Louis, USA);
educational institutions and youth leadership conferences, including the H&R Block Artspace
at the Kansas City Art Institute (USA), New World School of the Arts (Miami, Florida),
The Banff Centre (Banff, Canada) and the 2012 One Young World summit (Pittsburgh, USA);
and international film festivals including Addis Foto Fest (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), Afrika Film
festival (Leuven, Belgium), Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (Port of Spain, Trinidad) and
West Midlands Human Rights Film Festival (Birmingham, UK).

2013 - 2014      2013 Queensland Centre for Photography, Australia
                         2013 Museums Quartier, Vienna, Austria
                         2013 Gemeente museum Den Haag, the Netherlands
                         2013 Arti et Amicitiae, Museum Night, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
                         2013 Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
                         2013 Annigahof, Zwolle, the Netherlands
                         2013 Bromer art Collection, Switzerland
                         2013 Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

                         2014 Drawing Centre Diepenheim, the Netherlands
                         2014 Mondriaan Huis, the Netherlands
                         2014 Maison & Objet, France

In addition to his work in his individual practice, Levi van Veluw has also worked on
commissions for private clients. In this way, he has collaborated, in 2012, with curator
Marc Coetzee on the film “Family” in the frame of the "Films4peace" project. In 2014,
van Veluw created for Hermès a life-sized site-specific installation for one of their
main windows in Shanghai.

upcoming         2014 La galerie particulière, Paris, France  (Solo)
                         2014 Loop Fair Barcelona, Spain (Solo)
                         2015 Marres House of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands (Solo)
                         2015 Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London, United Kingdom

MEDIA & COLLECTIONS (Selection)   

The work of Levi Veluw has been exhibited internationally in leading museums and
institutions, and is included in both public and private collections, including the
Borisan Collection, the Caldic Collection, the Ekard Collection and Kpmg.

The work of Levi Veluw is widely appreciated, including in the popular media.
As such, the work has been presented in radio and TV programmes such as
Arte TV and VPRO Radio, and in more than 150 printed publications, including,
among many others, Domus magazine, Interview magazine, Arte Al Limite and
Frame Magazine. Prominent newspapers such as the Financial Times, the Volkskrant,
NRC and the New York Times have showcased and discussed his work.

Newspapers         The New York Times, United States
                             The Financial Times, United States
                             Huffington Post, Unites States & United Kingdom
                             De Volkskrant, Newspaper, the Netherlands
                             NRC, Newspaper, the Netherlands
                             Frankfurter Allgemeine, Germany
                             Le Monde, France
Magazines            British Journal of Photography, United Kingdom
                             Arte Al Límite, Magazine, Spain
                             Wired, Magazine, United Kingdom
                             Vision, Magazine, China
                             Artam Global Art & Design, Magazine, Turkey
                             Frame, Magazine, the Netherlands   
                             2011 Design 360, Magazine, Hong Kong, China
                             Kunstbeeld, the Netherlands
                             Visionaire World, Religion by Ricardo Tisci, Book, United States
                             Crafts, Magazine, United Kingdom
                             Modern Painters, Magazine, New York, United States

                             Interview, New York, United States
                             Livraison, Magazine, Sweden   
                             Courrier International, Magazine, France
                             Domus International, Magazine, Italy