b Amsterdam 1955 - Self-taught
From childhood on, always drawn to and practicing and studing techniques. Thereby drawing and painting from observation and imagination. Also worked on commission for acquaintances and others. Sold human and animal portraits.
1961-1968 - Baron van Heemstra School - Amsterdam buitenveldert
Ceramics course - Private person - Amsterdam buitenveldert
Large pen drawing - prize Illustrations etc.
Doing so I was strongly stimulated develove my artistic skills
At age 17, I opted for a socio-educational academy instead of the Rietveld Academy. Despite an extensive career test that pointed art direction, I wanted first of all to help other people develop their talents and encouraging them to develop their creativity. ----
During that time I limited myself to making small illustrations and cartoons in pen and ink.
1975-1978 Jelburg - Baarn 50% musically / ludische studies
Main Direction handicrafts: div. materials and techniques; plane and spatial
1978 -1981 Social Services MDU - Illustrating staff magazine
1982-1985 - Training. Creative Crafts -VOBK
± 1983 Paradiso - art with ceramics
- Assignment union pendrawings
- Various assignments individuals
± 1984 - 1988 Giving course: "Sketch your Imagination" to adults.
26 year life shared with an artist and been involved in art, art fairs and exhibitions and art library. Various techniques, painting, drawing, sculpting and working with graphic programs on PC
Several study's workshops and courses.
Study astrology and counseling given in private practice.
Stories written to illustrate birth charts and / or drawings.
Study psychosocial work done.
After my divorce until now working in this area. And integrate whenever possible in my work creative / visual means.
Between work and studies by various drawings and paintings and ceramics.
1999 challenged to continue my life in a new way.
After my divorce in 2000 I reveield my creative source again and In Sweden in Malmo was a real turning point when I was with tree close friends. Resulting to commit myself to painting in 2003 and develope independently my own way of working in that area.
I felt the awareness of my own motivation, the tool of painting to express my feeling it gave me a sense of space to depict impressions.
So this started again, who knows where it takes me.
For exhibitions see the relevant page
And here on this site, my results from the restart in Sweden painting.
In autumn 2010 the course "Show your colours" (Kom uit de verf) started in a small space in a gallery
Courses continued in my own studio since January 2010
Workshop "Show your colours" on request at location of choice
As of January 1, 2010 I continued studio in "AmbachtAteliers" ("Craft Studio's") de Bilt
Actively findinng art activities through networking and social media in various art activities in the country.
As "Kunst natuurlijk" in Arcen - au plein air painting
Art event around van Gogh Zundert - au plein air painting
Pinter rapido in Amsterdam - Au plein air painting
Participation in the Regional and National Art Days
Activities in the art circle BeeKk in Bilt ea
Fuller CV see linkedin