Curriculum Vitae

 
 

Dutch-American, (1957-2012)
Born in Hilversum, Netherlands
Resided and died in Los Angeles, CA

 

Luc Leestemaker

Awards

2012 Star of Design in the art category by the Pacific Design Center

Solo and Selected Exhibitions
2014
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing (MoCA Beijing), Beijing, China | “Forms of the Formless”
  • Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX
2013
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA | “The Paintings of Luc Leestemaker: Beyond the Horizon”
  • San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA
2012
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA
  • Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA | “Stories of My Life”
  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA | “Transcendence”
  • Laura Rathe Gallery, Houston, TX | “Ascension”
  • ArtHamptons, Bridgehampton, NY
  • LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA
2011
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA
  • Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA | “Larger Than Life”
  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • ArtHamptons, Bridgehampton, NY
  • LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA
2010
  • Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA | “20-Year Retrospective: Painting in America”
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA
  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Forré Fine Art, Aspen, CO
  • ArtHamptons, Bridgehampton, NY
  • LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA
2009
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA
  • Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA
  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2008
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA
  • New River Fine Art Gallery at ArtBasel, Miami, FL
  • Riverside Museum, CA | “Plein Air Abstraction”
2007
  • Galerie D’Orsay, Boston, MA
  • Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA
  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2006
  • Athenaeum Music & Arts Gallery, La Jolla, CA | “Luc Leestemaker: Recent Landscapes”
2004-2005
  • Persterer Art Management, Zurich, Switzerland
  • West Valley Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  • Bakersfield Museum of Art; Retrospective
2003
  • Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Global Art Source, Zurich Switzerland.
  • Posner Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
  • International Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
  • Chiaroscuro Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • Palm Springs International Art Fair, CA
  • BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, Bergamot Station Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • Neocon; Design and Art Forum, Atlanta, GA
  • Caldwell Snyder Gallery, New York, NY
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Silvana Facchini Gallery, Miami, FL
  • Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Chiaroscuro Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Maui, HI
2001
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
  • Palm Springs International Art Fair, CA
  • Caldwell Snyder Gallery, New York, NY
  • Silvana Facchini Gallery, Miami, FL
  • International Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL
  • Boritzer Gray Hamano Gallery, Bergamot Station Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • Learsi Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
  • Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Chiaroscuro Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Maui, HI
2000
  • International Art & Design Fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Silvana Facchini Gallery, Miami, FL
  • Palm Springs International Art Fair, CA
  • Holly Hunt, Miami, FL
  • Boritzer Gray Hamano Gallery, Bergamot Station Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • Learsi Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
  • Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Elizabeth Edwards Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • East East Gallery, Nantucket, MA
  • Art & Design Expo, Phoenix, AZ
  • International Art & Design Expo, New York, NY
1999
  • Chicago Design Show, Chicago: Annual Contemporary Forum
  • Summer Group Exhibition Boritzer Gray Hamano Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • East East Gallery, Nantucket, MA
  • 455 Market Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Finesilver Gallery. San Antonio, TX
  • Design Show Los Angeles. Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Boritzer Gray Hamano Gallery at Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • LA Artcore at The Union Center for the Arts, Los Angeles
  • “Five in Costa Rica.” Group show based on Fellowship in Costa Rica in 1998
  • Palm Desert Art Gallery, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, CA
  • Colburn Schwartz Furniture and Design Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998
  • “Divine Design.” Annual Art and Design presentation by the finest of Californian designers. In Association with Nicholas Walker & Associates, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Colburn Schwartz Furniture and Design Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Palm Desert Art Gallery, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, CA
  • Boritzer Gray Hamano Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
  • L.A. Artcore at The Union Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship at David and Julia White Artists Colony, Costa Rica
1997
  • Boritzer Gray Hamano Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Center,
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • David Dalton & Associates, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
1996
  • David Dalton & Associates, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Beverly Hills Art Fair, Beverly Hills, CA
1995
  • David Dalton & Associates, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Beverly Hills Art Fair, Beverly Hills, CA
1994
  • Click Gallery, in association with Michele Moscou Miller Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • Columbia University, New York, NY
1993
  • L.A. International Art Fair, Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Headquarters Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Barnsdall Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Boise State University, Boise, ID
  • Forty Eight Market Street Gallery, Venice, CA
1992
  • Islington Art Fair, London, UK
  • Gagliardi Design & Contemporary Art Gallery, London, UK
1991
  • Headquarters Jon Douglas Corporation, Los Angeles
  • Tribeca Filmcenter, Miramax Films, New York, NY
  • Gallery 500, New York, NY
  • Corporate headquarters BBDO Advertising, Los Angeles, CA