Education and Qualifications 2005 -2006 ECA Edinburgh College of Art, MDes
1994 -1998 Aki academy of visual arts, Enschede, BA Hons
 
 
Exhibitions 2017 Tekenkabinet, Museum Waterland, Purmerend
    Transience II, Å-Huset/UKK, Uppsala
    PRINT MUST GO ON-Lancement d'une collection de sérigraphie, Atelier Meraki, Paris
    Transience I, Schau Fenster, Berlin
    Studio Smit Shows, Studio Smit, Amsterdam
    De week van de autonome kunst en muziek, White Suit Projections, Nijmegen
    Seen that, been there, read that, Kunsttraject, Amsterdam (solo)
  2016 The end, let's start again, Donau83, Berlin
    What is this some kind of joke, Bar Babette, Berlin
    Tekenkabinet, Kalkmarkt 8, Amsterdam
    No Art in Homeopathic Doses!, Kleine Bar, Berlin
    Objets oubliés, de Aanschouw, Rotterdam
    Drawing Front Amsterdam | Nieuw Dakota & Tekenkabinet
    Bedsitter Art Fair, Kantine, Cassa Nostra, Vienna
  2015 This artfair, Tekenkabinet, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
    A tale of two cities, Concordia, Enschede
    Silver linings, The Drawing Hub, Berlin
    Tekenkabinet, Kunstenhuis, Amsterdam
    Recordless Release Party, Echo Bücher, Berlin
    Tekenkabinet, Museum Waterland, Purmerend
    Sleepover, Hotel de Goudfazant, Amsterdam
  2014 Shillertreff project, Cell63, Berlin
    30 Jahre jwd, JWD, Berlin
    The World in My Eyes, Ains Ah, Berlin (solo)
    The World in My Eyes, Art In Flow (virtual)
    A drawback, Quartair, Den Haag
  2013 Superkauf Vol. 2, Benefizausstellung, Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld
    Rationalanimal, Rumbalotte continua, Berlin
    EinDruck Ausstellung Internationale Zeitgenössische Druckgrafik, HALLE 14, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig
    Da kommt der Affe aus dem Ärmel, Goete institut Amsterdam
    Gedruckt, Performance Factory, Enschede
    The Picture Show, Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht
    Afscheid Bart Hofstede, Bar Babette, Berlin
    1x1, Kantine Aqua-Carré,Berlin
    Re:Rotterdam, The Tupajumi foundation, blaak 16-18, Rotterdam
  2012 The Drawing Project, The Crocus Gallery, Nottingham
    YOU ARE HERE, Kreuzberg Pavillon Kassel, during dOKUMENTA (13), Kassel
    Huis Rotterdam, Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam
    River of Hope", Recyclart, Brussels
    Gadabout, A drawing exhibition with Fiona Michie, Perennial-art, Berlin
    It can be a hostel too, LUXUS LOFT, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
    Connective Rehearsals, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
    Supermarket artfair, tupajumi, Stockholm
    Re:Rotterdam, LUXUS LOFT, boompjes 60-68, Rotterdam
  2011 The cuts are alright, Kreuzberg Pavillon Neukölln (with Skalitzer 140), Berlin
    A drawback, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin
    XYZ ( curated by Marc Bijl and Andreas Helfer), Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin
    Two Panorama's, GlogauAIR, Berlin (solo)
    Haus Berlin, IAC Gallery, Berlin
    LUXUS LOFT (Increase the Value of your Property), Atelierhaus Friedenstraße 16, Berlin
    Open studio GlogauAIR, Berlin
  2010 Open studio GlogauAIR, Berlin
    Between two cities, G11 galerie, Berlin
    A drawback at the Edinburgh Art Festival, Arts Complex, Edinburgh
    Local shops, North Edinburgh Art Centre (solo)
  2009 Charity Art Auction, St John's Church Hall, Edinburgh
   

Allsorts - A City Art Lovers' Treat, The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

   

Change at the Edinburgh Art Festival, Arts Complex, Edinburgh

   

Edinburgh House, Sierra Metro, Edinburgh

  2008

Boy, Project Slogan, Aberdeen (Solo)

  2007

Universal Design, International Art & Design Exhibition SNUT Seoul

  2006-2007

Reading The Drawing - Narrative in Contemporary Art and Comics Gallerie Sign - Tentoonstellingsruimte voor Jonge Kunst, Groningen

  2006

ECA Masters of Design 2006

   

draw_drawing_2, The Foundry, London

   

Movers 'ACCESS' Odessa, Leiden

  2006 Contemporary Illustration from Scotland, Collins gallery, Glasgow
  2005 Bound_less Touring Exhibition starting in Oslo
  2004 draw_drawing, Gallery 32, London
    Multi avond, Tent, Rotterdam
    De aanschouw, Rotterdam
    Film des Forêts, Château du Magnet
    Welcome Back, ZET foundation, Kunstvlaai 5, Amsterdam
    Eject, Rozengracht 207, Amsterdam
    Double Scotch and double Dutch, Amsterdam
  2003 Lopend beeld#2, nieuwe vide, Haarlem
    Söders Internationella Konst Biennal SIKB (r) Stockholm
  2002 M8 present v. Oldenbarnevledstr. Amsterdam
  2001 Exhibition with Remko Theunissen, Expodium Utrecht
  1998 Aki  academy of visual arts, BA final year degree show, Enschede
 
Festivals 2017

Welcome to the village, Kop & Schaduw, Leeuwarden

  2006

Euroshame, Lithuanian drawing booth, London

    Nairn Book and Arts Festival, Wasps, Blue Door gallery, Nairn
  2004 A.A.A.B.A.M, part of the Berlin Book Fair, Rathaus Passagen, Berlin
    Sztuka Fabryka Sint-Niklaas
 
Publications 2017 Upsala Nya Tidning,Så många teckningar och så värda att se, review
  2016 Cityscapes 2003-2015
  2016 Tekenkabinet, exhibition catalogue
  2015 Tekenkabinet, exhibition catalogue
    Twentsche Courant Tubantia, Expositie Concordia brengt Witte Wartena terug in Enschede, interview.
  2013 Gedrukt van 1976 tot nu, Grafisch werk van kunstenaars verbonden met de AKI
  2012 Weekly drawing, http://www.bpigs.com
    Botched earth, Volume 2, X = Or What is to be Done?
  2008 Paper X, project initiated, Edited and Published by Sandy Christie.
  2007 Universal Design, International Art & Design Exhibition SNUT Seoul
    Reading the Drawing - Narrative in Contemporary Art and Comics, Softcover, Galerie Sign Groningen (Joost Polmann, Lennard Dost, Tsjalling Venema)
  2006 Metropolis M, Brussels lef Over de scheidslijn tussen strips en kunst (Joost Polmann)
    Contemporary Illustration from Scotland, Collins gallery, Glasgow
  2004 de Volkskrant (national newspaper, comic review)
    Retour (comic)
    Film des Forêts, exhibition catalogue
  2003 Söders Internationella Konst Biennal (r), exhibition catalogue
    The HTV # 49 het zwartegat (monthly comic in art newspaper)
    The HTV # 48 het zwartegat (monthly comic in art newspaper)
    Kleurenkitsch witte media in de multiculturele samenleving NPS (comic)
    The HTV # 47 het zwartegat (monthly comic in art newspaper)
    The HTV # 45 het zwartegat (monthly comic in art newspaper)
  2002 Blvd. Nr3 (magazine review of 'Retour')
  2000 Haarlem comics festival, comic charitable contribution 'Tekno' for Enschede-disaster
  1999 Het zwarte gat (comic)
  1998 Het beste van Tekno (comic)
    De inboorling (comic)
  1997 Dagblad Tubantia, (review, front page and page 2)
     
Commissions 2016

Website David Edward Allen

  2013

Logo Bob music Berlin

  2008

Design 'Celtic the Early years' for The Memorabilia Pack Company

  2006

Web-site ECA Masters of Design 2006

  2006 Design 'Celtic in Europe' for The Memorabilia Pack Company
  2006 De Volkskrant Illustration 'cultuur vanaf de bank'
  2002-present Web-site Toon Berghahn
  2001 Logo Tig Barra Irish bar Amsterdam
  2000 Logo Cluster choir Amsterdam
  1998 Design LP Cover Langspeelorkest Hengelo
  1996 Freelance commission press-presentation Kernwasser Wunderland Kalkar
 
Teaching
2017 Watercolour workshop, Berlin Drawing Room
2009 Photoshop, The City of Edinburgh Council Adult Education Programme
2008 Photoshop, First Year Studies, ECA Edinburgh
2007 Drawing studios Aki academy of visual arts, Enschede
2006-2008 Web Page design, Centre for Continuing Studies, ECA Edinburgh
2006 Workshop Comics at Musselburgh Grammar School
 
Other activties
2009 Volunteer at Sierra Metro Gallery Edinburgh
2005 Artist assistant; Jeroen Henneman
2004-2005 Artist assistant; Rowena Dring
1996-1998 Member & editor of Aki-magazine 'het Ei'.
  1996-1997 Member of programing-committee Museum 7514BK Enschede
 
Grants
2002
Starter stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture
 
Residencies
2010-2011
GlogauAIR, Berlin
 
Collections
Sanders, Warsaw
Fam. Theunissen, Amsterdam Eindhoven, Maaseik and Roermond
Kirkland, Edinburgh
Pol/Depla, Amsterdam
City arcives Rotterdam
Henneman Amsterdam