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Biografie

DE STEENTYPOGRAAF | Sacha de Leeuw

 

Training

1978-1987 VWO at the Scholengemeenschap Laar & Berg in Laren,
1988-1990 Reproduction Drawing at the Grafische School in Amsterdam,
1990-1994 Graphic and Typographic Design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.

 

Courses

1993- Lettercarving by lettering artist Michael Harvey.
1996- Restoring relief by sculptor and restorer Jan Hilbers.
2005- Gilding at the National Restoration Centre in Amsterdam.
2006- Natural stone restoration at the National Restoration Centre in Amsterdam.

 

Public Commissions

1994- Colouring memorial plaque for the Theo Thijssen Museum Amsterdam,
1994- Lettercarving for Corn. De Haan and the municipality of Laren,
1995- Logo design for Origin (Philips) Eindhoven,
1995- Lettercarving for sculptor Nikki van Es,
1996- Design & lettercarving for sculptor Hans Bayens and The Lions Club Hilversum,
1998- Design & lettercarving artwork for Fred and Yolanda de Leeuw Amsterdam,
1999- Co-sculpting, design & lettercarving for author/artist Atte Jongstra and the municipality
Ooststellingwerf,
2005- Design, lettercarving & gilding facade tenement building for The Association of
Owners ‘Baanderij’ Amsterdam,
2008- Design & lettercarving sculpture for The Heritage Foundation Amsterdam,
2008- Design & lettercarving sculpture and artwork for Consortium Grensmaas Maastricht,
2009- Lettercarving memorial plaque for Museum The Hermitage Amsterdam,
2009- Reconstructiondesign, lettering and gilding text J. v.d. Vondel for The Dylan Hotel and
the VVAG, Amsterdam,
2011- Design & lettercarving a commemorative tree ring for The Raad van State (Council of
State) The Hague,
2012- Design & lettercarving headstone for The Oude Kerk/Old Church Amsterdam and
Foundation Esse Non Vederi,
2013- Design & lettercarving memorial plaque for Artis zoo Amsterdam,
2012- Design & lettercarving memorial plaque for Foundation De Basis,
2013- Design & lettercarving sculpture/plaque for author/artist/curator Atte Jongstra and The

 
National Museum Twente,
2014- Design & lettercarving memorial plaque for the Zuiderkerk/South Church Amsterdam,
2015- Design & lettercarving sculpture base for sculptor Marianne van den Heuvel and The
Ooster Begraafplaats (Cemetery) Amsterdam,
2016- Design & lettercarving memorial plaque for the City-hall of Deventer.

 

Private Commissions

1994-now: gravestones, memorial plaques, garden features &c.

 

Exhibitions

1996- Gallery Speijer & Vogtschmidt Amsterdam,
2000- Furniture gallery Formaat Rotterdam,
2003- Scryption, Museum of Scripture and Writing Arts in Tilburg.
2005- Store/Gallery ‘XCLSV’ Amsterdam.
2006- Dedicon, Library for the blind, Amsterdam.
2007- Centre for International Heritage Activities in Amsterdam.
2008-2012 Own Gallery/workshop in the city center of Amsterdam.
2017- Pulchri The Hague

 
Registered as letter- and reliefcarver at the Friends of Amsterdamse Gevelstenen and Friends of the Amsterdam Inner City.

 
Full Member at Letter Exchange London.

 

Own Workshop

(on occasion)
Lettercarving in Stone.