Leanie van der Vyver is an artist based in South Africa. She is currently using Product Design as an Art medium and is open for collaboration.


01 Slinky
02 Scary Beautiful
03 The Most Amazing Teaset Ever




Onder Die Invloed


Leanie graduated (Cum Laude) from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, where she specialized in Product Design. She now works from her studio in Simonstown, Cape Town.


Museum Arnhem, Body Control, Arnhem, 2020
Blanton Museum of Art, Body Exhibition, Austin, Texas,2019
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, USA,2018
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA,2018
Kunsthal Rotterdam, 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands
OCT Gallery, 2016, Shenzhen, China
CCCB, Making Africa ,2016, Barcelona, Spain
Guggenheim, Making Africa, 2016, Bilbao, Spain
Vitra Design Museum, Making Africa, 2015, Germany
MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, Design and Violence, 2014, New York, USA
Brooklyn Museum, Killer Heels Exhibition, 2014, New York, USA
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen -Design Column, The Modified Human body, 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands
MoBA .13 - Fetishism in Fashion, 2013, Elevation - Li Edelkoort, Arnhem, Netherlands
NEU/NOW festival - Design/Architecture, ELIA , 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Grassi Museum - Stepping into the Limelight, 2013, Leipzig, Germany
Design Indaba Conference - Speaker at International Design Conference 2013, Cape Town, South Africa
Design Indaba Expo - Totemism by Li Edelkoort, 2013, Cape Town, South Africa
Palais de Tokyo - Internal TV channel, 2012, Paris, France
Castrum Perigrini,  Gallery - SELECTED, 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Gerrit Rietveld Academie - Graduation show, 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museum of Modern Art - Get Real / Real Self, 2011, Arnhem, Netherlands
Van Abbemuseum - Take Me On / Take On Me, Dutch Design Week, 2009, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Sneaker Pimps - National “Sneaker Art” exhibition 2006, Cape Town, South Africa
Bell-Roberts Gallery - Music video premier, 2005, Cape Town, South Africa