LEIGH DE VRIES - Visual Artist, Mental Health Advocate, Body Dysmorphic Disorder



Selected Exhibitions

2018 IDENTITY: ZebraOne Gallery, London UK
2017 ‘Body Dysmorphic Disorder Explored’ Exhibition, UCLA Los Angeles, USA
2016 ‘Love Is Louder’, Exhibition, Coterie Gallery UK
2015 ‘Exposure: MyBrokenReality’, Installation, funded by Arts Council England, Old Market Gallery, UK.
2015 'Exposure’, BDD Foundation: Screening, University of London, Brunei Gallery, London, UK
2014 ‘Strange’ Video Installation, Red Gallery, London, UK.
2014 ’Strange’ Video Installation, South Place Gallery, London, UK.

Keynote Speaker

2017 ‘Breaking Boundaries For Museums’ by Ironbridge Museum Trust & Arts Council England UK
2016 ‘How To Use The Arts To Engage Young People’ by Ironbridge Museum Trust & Arts Council England UK
2016 ‘National Eating Disorders Awareness Week’ by Syeda UK
2015 ‘The Cultural Prescription – How Can The Arts Support Health & Wellbeing’ by Museum Development Yorkshire & Arts Council England UK

Selected Collaborative Projects

2017 TALKEX17 - Projected #Leighisms, in association with Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance, UK
2017 Gozra Lozano "DECADEnce" featuring Leigh de Vries,  La Fresh Gallery Madrid
2015 VOYD Falk Klemm Video Installation London-UK
2014 Fernando Carpaneda, Coquetel de reinauguração da Galeria Almeida Prado
2013 Art Takes Times Square, Fernando Carpaneda, Leigh de Vries, displayed on giant LED screens NY-USA.
2012 Gozra Lozano “DEVATAS” featuring Leigh de Vries, London-UK
2012 ‘These Words Mean Nothing To You’ Installation by Leigh de Vries & Gemma Nemer, Old Market Gallery, UK.
2011 Rui Leonardes, Performance, London Fashion Week UK
2011 Ian Frazer Wallace, Performance, London Fashion Week, UK
2010 ‘Family Tree’ by Tal Rosner, featuring Leigh de Vries, Tenderpixel Gallery London-UK
2009 Fernando Carpaneda - Gazelland Art Issue - Music ‘BeatItOff’, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York City, NY-USA.


2015 Awarded Grants for the Arts, Arts Council UK
2011 Winner of The Peoples Music Awards, London, UK