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  2005 – 2020

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

  • 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


  • 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


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


  • Film Make Jewish Babies?’ shown at FESTROIA film festival in Setubal, Portugal and the  Aspecty festival in Poland.
  • Film ‘Make Jewish Babies?’ is  broadcasted 2 times by the Joodse Omroep at Ned. 2
  • and was part of Holland Doc NPO 2, Hilversum Filmproject
  • installation in the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag


  • 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”

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://


International exchanges/ Artists in residences

  • 2019 Kunst aan de Vaart, Assen, Artist in Residence during Kunst aan de vaart 13, 14, 15 sept, + period before
  • 2017 98 ICAF As a Artist  and teacher involved by the international Art festival China, ICAF, ICAF Als docent en kunstenaar betrokken bij project
  • 2007 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
  • 2007 Khartoum, Sudan en Villa de Bank, Enschede, “Here as the Centre of the World” project, (Dutch Art Institute, (DAI)Khartoum, Sudan
  • 2006 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. 

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