Curriculum Vitae Daniëlle Davidson (1981) 


2006 – 2008 Dutch Art Institute (DAI), Master Degree obtained in Enschede

2004 – 2006 School of the Arts (HKU) (degree), first degree teacher training drawing, visual arts, media and art history, CKV 1,2,3

1999 – 2003 Academie Minerva Groningen (certificate) Drawing, Painting and Graphics

2002 Participation in exchange Californian College of Arts (CCA) in Oakland / San Francisco (USA)

In addition, various courses and seminars


Prices and subsidising:

 2020 Stroom Spot subsidy

2019 Stroom Spot subsidy

2018 Culture – participation prize for the project Bemin with Esmeralda Detmers 

2017 Subsidising broedplaatsen for Glacialen en Stadialen group show and performances at Quartair

2012      Film Make Jewish Babies?’ played on the FESTROIA film festival in Setubal, Portugal and at the Aspecty festival in Poland. On invitation we where a week in Setubal during the filmfestival.  There we received the prize for the most original documentary. 

2010 Film Fund contribution for the realization of post-production film “Make Jewish Babies?”

2009 BKVB “LIVE” Contribution to the realization of the film “Make Babies Jewish?”

2009 AFK Contribution to the realization of the film “Make Babies Jewish?” For the exhibition at the CBK south east, Amsterdam

2008 Nomination for Black Magic Woman Award 2008

2004 Dooyenwaardstipendium, Workshop + housing allowance for one year included in Blaricum

2002 Groot Brugmansfonds for education at CCA, San Francisco


Selection of Exhibitons  2020 – 2015


Online performances with the What IIIF? Nowhere & Everywhere network. Online research group, every week.  


Chaos in de Orde, Utrecht, Netherlands, Opening painting performance with Rachel Levi during the opening of the festival in the Fabrique, Utrecht.  Including solo show with 30 paintings. 

Jazzist Loevesteinsessies #12: Bluer Than Velvet,  The Hague, Nederland Performance with Ella Empress and Oorcontact 

Performance in Golfcontainer during Houtfestival, organized by Nieuwe Vide en Golffestival Haarlem, Netherlands, Oorcontact en Daniëlle Davidson

Kunst aan de Vaart Assen, openings-performance and residence. Nederland 

Open Studios The Hague, Lissabonplein The Hague 2019



Bemin, Stille Veerkade 19 Den Haag, The Netherlands – Interactive art experience. A cooperative work with a working period of 3 months. Exhibition > visitors get an insight in the life of sexworkers. Also there was a video projection of Danielle Davidson i.s.m. oorcontact. Concept, Esmeralda Detmers – Visueel en beeldend kunstenaar, Daniëlle Davidson – Decor, Jaap Neefje – Audiokunstenaar, Rob Bothof

Performance OT301 Amsterdam, Nederland28 maart, , Amsterdam i.s.m. Marianthi Michailidou en James Hewitt – viool. 

Performance during the chamber music festival Koninklijk Conservatorium, The Hague, Arnold Schönbergzaal 22 april 11:00 uur,



Performance NIAS institute Amsterdam, Netherlands, Improvisation Performance Daniëlle Davidson with composer Reiko Yamada 24 november 20:00 NIAS in Amsterdam. On piano and electronic.

Glacialen en Stadialen, Quartair, The Hague, Performances Improvised compositions  in image and sound “Ode aan Quartair” (subsidie broedplaatsen toegekend) 2 september 2017


Whispering Wall, The Hague –painting and sound performances, Daniëlle Davidson with Oorcontact , Ella Keijzer en Vilt aan Zee, 13 mei 2017

Performance during the chamber music festival Koninklijk Conservatorium, The Hague, Daniëlle Davidson Live-painting performance in de Schönbergzaal with musician, 23 april

Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag Installation in the Art museum in Den Haag : Daniëlle Davidson met Oorcontact en Vilt aan Zee, 5 april

Amsterdam, studio De Eeester Research lab at Interdisciplinary Instant Composition , with theater makers and dancers, 13 maart



Museum Volkenkunde and the Oude Sterrewacht Leiden during Nacht voor Kunst en Kennis 2015/ 2016 Solo-installatie stopmotion tekenen/schilderen with show.


Congres Orde van den Prince, (OVDP) Live drawing during the performance of o.a. Dhr. Aus Greidanus, acteur en regisseur, Mr. Piet Hein Donner, vice-voorzitter Raad van State.


Selection exhibitions 2020 – 2015  


Arteriet, Kristiansand, Noorwegen, artist unknown, groepsexpositie september 2015

Painting and stopmotion for the  Willemsparkschool Den Haag.

Nacht van Kunst en Kennis, Stopmotion installatie in the Oude Sterrewacht. 19 september Leiden

Exhibition Galerie Eenhoorn, WTS Advocaten Den Haag, opening op 8 april

2014 Spacious Space, February 22 – April 12, Art Gallery Koenders Makelaardij, The Hague, The Netherlands

2012 Film Make Jewish Babies?’ shown at FESTROIA film festival in Setubal, Portugal and the  Aspecty festival in Poland.

2012 Film ‘Make Jewish Babies?’ is  2 times broadcasted by the Joodse Omroep at Ned. 2 2012

and was part of Holland Doc NPO 2, Hilversum Filmproject

2012 installation in the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

2011 HC The Hague church


Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, festival Picnic, with the collective Nou & Herkauw, live drawing-animaties 

Organisation and participation in project “The Sound of Shadow” and Gashouder Ketelhuis. Installatie with 16 silent films were projected.

Participation Atelierroute Amsterdam-oost, screening animations in Studio K 2009


Green Fingers, Exhibition at the Amstel, Place Foundation in collaboration with Amsterdam Fund for the Arts. (funding AFK) 


Nomination, Black Magic Woman Award, Truth and Other Tales, CBK South – East, Amsterdam, Finance Ring of the AFK

Minerva 10 years and Dooyenwaard Stipend, Studio 2000, Blaricum and Academy Minerva, Groningen, publication.


Arthouse SYB, Beetsterzwaag, 1 month residency.


“Here as the Center of the World” project, Villa de Bank, Enschede, publication. (DAI)

“Here as the Center of the World” project, Khartoum (Sudan) (DAI)


Residence ArtLink 1 month, Intervention in Majdanpek (Serbia), exhibition and publication.

Solo exhibition, The Art Place, Active Art Foundation, “Danielle Davidson”

Czech Republic, Olomouc work period of 2 weeks after the work is exhibited in Olomouc, Prague in the parliament building in Brno. Collaboration, Gallery G, the project was called “pro cloveka Misto”.


Exhibition at a conference of CSR Netherlands, Van Nelle factory in Rotterdam

Huizer Museum “Schouten House,” Faith, Hope, Love

The Art Place Veenendaal, “From source Veense”

International exchanges/ Artists in residences 


Kunst aan de Vaart, Assen, Artist in Residence during Kunst aan de vaart 13, 14, 15 sept, + period before


798 ICAF As a Artist  and teacher involved by the international Art festival China, ICAF, ICAF Als docent en kunstenaar betrokken bij project


Kunsthuis Syb, Beetsterzwaag, The Expanding Pie– a project about economy with the  Dutch Art Institute 25 april t/m 27 May in Kunsthuis Syb Nederland


Khartoum, Sudan en Villa de Bank, Enschede, “Here as the Centre of the World” project, (Dutch Art Institute, (DAI)Khartoum, Sudan


Residence Artlink (Servië) 1 month, Intervention in Majdanpek, 

Exhibition and publication project “Misto pro cloveka” in Olomouc, Tsjechië, workperiod (2 weeks)

Galerie G: “Misto pro cloveka”  and in Praha in the  parliament building and in Brno. 


Selection of publications  

2020 Guest at the makers podcast,

2019 Publication interview Kunst aan de Vaart, Assen 2019 editie 13 (foto’s) 

2016, Radio: De wekelijkse column, het Vrolijk Intermezzo, 11:30 uur bij Den Haag FM. Haag FM, Den HaagRadio

2016, Begrenzingen en vrijheid in de schilderijen, tekeningen en films van Daniëlle Davidson; Drs N. Hermans, Kunsthistoricus en Aica-journaliste Den Haag 19 maart 2016 DD, Den Haag Artikel

2015, Publicatie project NI-C-OS in Urban magazine, Art and Architecture, Georgia, New Image – Constellation of Space.Urban magazine, Art and Architecture, GeorgiëArtikel

2015, MO- daily Mondiaal Nieuws Hoe Israël jonge Amerikaanse zieltjes wint, Felix Braeckman uit België daily Mondiaal NieuwsArtikel

2013, The times of Israel, Dutch Jews face likely closure of only community broadcaster, Chaan Liphshiz ; SwanSong for Dutch broadcaster, The Australian Jewish News, ChaJTA en anderenArtikelen

2012, Publication interview during the FESTROIA film festival in Setubal

2008, Before the trip, Publicatie DAI

2007, Here as the Centre of the World: Khartoum
By Schleijpen & Thijsen |  April 2007 Nafas Art Magazine

2006 Recidence Artlink 1 maand, Intervention in Majdanpek (Servië), 1 month working period, exhibiotion and publication.  

2006 Tsjechië, workperiod of 2 weeks, in cooperation with gallery K, after that the work was shown in  Olomouc, Prague in the parliament building and in Brno The project was named,  “Misto pro cloveka”. Including publication

2005 Noem het maar liever lelijk, Hei en wei, April 2005, nr 28409-09-04, Gelderlander , Expositie, Daniëlle Davidson. Kunstplaats, een plek voor een mensen die er niet is. 



Artolive Online, Nederland

SaatchiOnline, Verenigde Staten Http://

SBK Online, Nederland Https://


Other activities:

2018 – now Verhaal Verbeeld 

2011 – now Education in painting, drawing, stopmotion, film, CKV –  (uitklapmenu) 

2006 – now Film commissions   (uitklapmenu) 

2014 – 2016 Board Member NGO de Cantaloup, Den Haag

2014 – 2015 Project Leader  PuntZuid. As a social innovator I created this MFA in Bezuidenhout Den Haag

2014 – 2015 Thinktank  and worked for Vrolijk Werk, 

2011 – 2013 Project organization and coordination ‘De Bibliotheek voor Ondernemers’ throughout the Netherlands at the public libraries. (training, website, project) Cybersoek / SIOB as partners

2010 – 2012 Project and coordinator, Open Entry Entrepreneurs, Cybersoek, Amsterdam 2010 – present Project Social and social activation projects  Cybersoek, Amsterdam

2007 – 2012 Supervisor for SNP travel, hiking and cultural tours to various countries, including Norway, Cyprus, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Montenegro

2006 – present Organizing and providing courses for Alpine Climbing and Mountaineering Association of the Dutch.

Commisioned Work for 

NWO,  IVRM, communication bureau, Oxfam Novib Den Haag, drawings, Gezond wonen, Groningen

Wessel Tideman & Sassen (WTS) Advocaten, Haagse Schoolvereniging, Willemsparkschool Den Haag, Primum, Aveco de Bondt Amersfoort.


Teaching experience:


2018 Project Oude verhalen, Jonge verbeelding on 3 schools in The Hague. 

2017 Teacher for 789 Art + online art lessons to Chinese kinderen. 

2016   Deelname aan film door gemeente Den Haag en cultuurschakel  about teaching projects

2016 798 ICAF Als kunstenaar / docent betrokken bij Internationaal festival China, ICAF, wekelijks online Lessen over stopmotion, portret schilderen en ruimtes vervormen in een schilderij Lessen muurschilderen en stopmotion onderwezen op Willemsparkschool.

2016 serie of lessons wallpaiting and stopmotion for the Willemsparkschool

2016 Serie of lessons for the Hoogstratenschool, Den Haag for the project Oude Verhalen, Jonge Verbeelding, Kunstpost Den Haag.  

2014 – heden Verschillende schilder, stopmotion en film workshops op diverse scholen in Den Haag en Amsterdam voor Kunstgras. 

2011 Workshops and courses for Cybersoek, Amsterdam

2010 Organization and implementation of the Children Press Office on the OBS, the Equator 10 times

2010 Course Entertainment and Fashion Magazine at Club Nowhere, 8x

2010 Animation Workshop for the Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, March VMBO.

2009 2 times a Film Project week for students from 3 HAVO / VWO Altra College Amsterdam Organization, coordination and implementation in collaboration with two colleagues.

2009 Video workshop for Catch Cyber ​​Souk, in collaboration NOVA College Amsterdam x 12

2009 Work as a substitute, Fons Vitae Lyceum, Amsterdam, Drawing, 1,2,3 CKV

2008 – Freelance instructor for a look at artificial turf, Haarlem, Lessons series animation and painting and drawing

2008 Committed Individual Artistic Secondary Education (IVKO), final exams VMBO

2007 drawing and painting courses for SWO, Amstelveen

2006 Wall Painting for Unive, because of jubileum

2005 + 2006 Internship at IVKO, a number of different projects

2005 + 2006 Taught at the initial HKU, art appreciation classes

2005 painting workshop for high school students in Veenendaal, with Active Arts Foundation

2004 Wall Painting for language school, 250 x 200 cm, Cusco Peru.


Film Commissions 

2020 Film for the NGO Toverbosch and the Bokkepootjes Fire shows

2020 Film for Zonta District 29 Jane M. Clausmann Award 

2020 Stopmotion film for IVRM 

2017 Korte film over het Kamermuziekfestival Haagse Hout. Koninklijk Conservatorium Den   Haag, i.s.m. Kunstpost, Diamant theater. 

2017 Short film about researcher wetenschapper Rob Verpoorte.

2016   Short film about researcher and photographer Jan van der Greef 

2016 Short film about Zonta Jane M. Klausman Award

2016 Short documentary  voor Stichting Vrolijk Werk

2015 Crowdfund Filmfor on the platform “voor je buurt” 

2013 18 Short inspiration and instruction films for the public library, Coordination concept en production,

2011 Regie and production 6 short films ‘Mag ik naar huis’ a guerrilla action of Church in Action. Broadcasted by the Dutch television.

2011   Guerilla film for Pleeggezin gezocht. 

Space for thought 200 x 160 cm , Egg tempera on linen, 2020, Danielle Davidson