Dewy Elsinga / BUTTERFINGAZ

Born 1992 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Currently living and working as a freelance artist in Amsterdam

Young Stedelijk Ambassador 2020


EDUCATION

2015-2018 - Illustration, Bachelor of Design, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL

2013-2015 - Advertising, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL

2017, April-June - Internship at Stephan Bontje, Rotterdam, NL
2017, Feb-March - Internship at Damn Fine Print Studio, Dublin, IE



ARTIST IN RESIDENCIES

2019, December - AGA Lab, Amsterdam, NL

2019, July - Fase XYZ, Barcelona, ES

2018, March - De Torenkamer VondelCS, Amsterdam, NL



EXHIBITIONS / PUBLIC SPACE

2019 - SEXYLAND, ArtBRUUT annual show, gifted free work for Regenbooggroep Amsterdam

2018 - RIGHTABOUTNOWinc during Holland Festival, preview of graduation project, set / installation

2018 - BAUT Amsterdam, collection of free work, paintings

2015 - Quartier Putain Amsterdam, first exhibition “Fuck Perfect”, black and white drawings



MURALS

2019 - Afrika Museum (ft. Brian Elstak), Berg en Dal, NL

2019 - Wiki Hostel, Zagarolo, IT

2019 - A-Lab, Amsterdam, NL

2019 - Mindspace Nieuwezijds, Amsterdam, NL

2017 - Willem de Kooning, Rotterdam, NL

2017 - The Black Archives (ft. Brian Elstak), Amsterdam, NL

2017 - Melkweg, Amsterdam, NL
2017 - Headcase, Dublin, IR
2015 - Volkshotel, Amsterdam, NL

2015 - Gallery3, Amsterdam, NL



COLLABORATIONS

2018 - Museumnacht Amsterdam, The New Originals & Tassenmuseum Hendrikje - Museumnacht Amsterdam merchandise

2018 - Brian Elstak - TROBI, book cover for Das Mag

2018 - Otto Baum - D, 36daysofType

2017 - Otto Baum - 12hours / Transition

2017 - Brian Elstak - TORI book cover for Das Mag
2017 - Tom Abbiss Smith - Digital collab
2017 - Lyanne Tonk - Leminiwho? festival programme 2017



RUNNING WORKSHOPS

2019 - ArtBRUUT, Regenbooggroep Amsterdam - Artist workshop

2018 - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - Children´s workshop in response to Lily van der Stokker´s Stedelijk exhibition

2018 - Women of West Festival, De School Amsterdam - Artist/collaboration workshop

2017 - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - Keith Haring Family Day

2018 - VondelCS - Children´s workshop for De Torenkamer exposition week programme



SELECTED PRESS

2019 - Amsterdam Uncovered, published by MENDO books, Amsterdam, NL


SELECTED CLIENTS

Afrika Museum, Black Archives Amsterdam, CARISTA, Melkweg Amsterdam, Mindspace, Museumnacht Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam




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