David Bade

(1970, CW), lives and works in the Netherlands and Curaçao. He makes installations, drawings and paintings. Bade was awarded the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1993 and in 2010 he won the Sikkens Prize. In 2006, together with Tirzo Martha, he founded the Instituto Buena Bista (IBB) in Curaçao, of which both are directors. The IBB provides an artist in residency program, organizes a large number of cultural projects and offers training opportunities for local artists.