I like to stitch and draw pictures.
I studied Drawing at the Alberta College of Art + Design and currently live in Calgary.

I'd love to hear from you:

phone: 1.403.650.2135
email: davelieske@gmail.com







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Education
2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drawing), Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada


Solo Exhibitions
2011 “99 Problems But A Stitch Ain’t One”, The Gallery: Streetlife and Styles, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Group Exhibitions
2013 "Hard Times", Fort Houston, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
2013 "Sled Island Presents: Group Of $even", Contemporary Art Salon, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2013 "Sled Island's 7th Annual Poster Show", Milk Tiger, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2012 "Horror 3", House Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2012 "The Title; I Guess 2", Resolution Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2012 "Young Rich And Tasteless", John Fluevog, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2012 "The Title; I Guess", Resolution Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 "One Liner", Artspot, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 "Man Vs. Mouse: A Typography Show", The Gallery: Streetlife and Styles, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 “Twenty”, Resolution Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 “Sled Island Group Show”, Sled Island Offices, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 “We Were Once Plain: A Munny Show”, Print Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 “Face Our Space”, Eau Claire Market, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 “We’re Not Drawing; We’re Drawing”, Eau Claire Market, Calgary, Alberta Canada
2011 “LG Snowboard World Cup 2011”, Canada Olympic Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2010 “Medium Rare” Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2010 “4th Year Drawing Exhibition” Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2009 “Curiosa” Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada
2008 “Badlands Passion Play: Names of God”, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
2007 “Urban Expressions. Volume 1”, The House Coffee Sanctuary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Interviews
Mr X Stitch, "eMbroidery - Davey Gravy" mrxstitch.com, October 27, 2013
Veronica Hoglund, "It's Cross-Stitch, Bitch: Davey Gravy Interview", Frank151.com, May 24, 2013
Heben Nigatu, "23 Awesome Piece of Hip-Hop Embroidery", Buzzfeed, March 15, 2013
Danni Bauer, “Hip Hop Cross-Stitch” Beatroute, October 8, 2012, page 47
Josiah Hughes, "Your Face Here: Dave "Davey Gravy" Lieske", FFWD, November 17, 2011, page 9
Shelley Arnusch,"Bitchin' Stitches", Swerve, March 25, 2011, page 14
Liz Field, “Writing on the Wall,” The Weal, November 15, 2007, page 11


Publications
2011 “Light and Soul Creations” Tee Shirt
2010 “Earth Pulse Magazine” Winter 2010/2011, pages 75-76, 82
2009 “The Water Element – Joel Plesaent” (Audio CD) – Cover Design