Education and Qualifications 2005 -2006 ECA Edinburgh College of Art, MDes
1994 -1998 Aki academy of visual arts, Enschede, BA Hons
Exhibitions 2019 Leaving Trails, with John Hodany, HilbertRaum, Berlin
START PARTY Debsaysyes, Kruisruimte, Eindhoven
Off the grid, Outsight Gallery, Amsterdam
GIFC, Hotel Paris, Berlin
24H Brl/Lub - Wystawa IN–A4, Piȩkno Panie, Lublin
2018 VERZAMELEN!, De Vishal, Haarlem
PRECURSE, Park Place Gallery, New York
Breitner in Berlin, A one night show rosalux , Berlin
'Bladeren’- Haarlemse Herfst 2018 de-Passages, Remonstrants Hof, Haarlem
Babettes Best Records ULTD, Bar Babette, Berlin
Anonymous Drawings, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin
Berlin Inc., Studio Hugo Mayer, Berlin
Krijt Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
2017 Blind Date IV, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam
Linea recta - de directheid van tekenen, Centrum Beeldende Kunst Emmen
Speel je mee?, Concordia, Enschede
Fundraiser Silent Art Auction, The Drawing Hub, Berlin
Ende Neu, Lage Egal, Berlin
Meta Art, Lage Egal, Berlin
de-Passages Grensgebieden, Centrum Beeldende Kunst Emmen
The artist as curator’s art vol. VII, Schau Fenster, Berlin
Tekenkabinet, Galerie Park Art, Amsterdam
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
Events 2019 Info on Books im Café Babette im KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin
2019 USB Party, tête, Berlin
  2017

Explore the North, Kop & Schaduw, Leeuwarden

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 Attending
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