Workbook ‘Thank you for being an Artist’

Our weekly sessions at the tuinatelier of K.F. Hein Fonds are completed. Together with spoken word artist wordbites I was allowed to use this space as an artist in residence. We met once every week and had a conversation about our work as artists and related aspects that we felt like giving a deeper thought or […]
3 paper bags with black handwritten title: Thank you for being an Artist

Thank you for being an Artist

I realise how much I am fascinated and stimulated by artists, from all kinds of different disciplines of art. How much I ow to art in general. And how grateful I am for being an artist myself. But this is to ALL artists: Thank you for being an artist. Thank you for being such an […]
Het tuinatelier van het K.F. Heinfonds

Residency at K.F. Hein Fonds in Utrecht

Currently, I am an artist in resident (AIR) at K.F. Hein Fonds in Utrecht, together with spoken word artist Hugo, a.k.a. wordbites. We meet one day a week, every week in their “tuinatelier”. The given space and time are filled with an ongoing conversation about our work. About the reason why we make what we […]
wall with 11 paintings of bumblebee and bees

You and Bee together

I’m excited to update you on my ongoing project in progress: Bees. Not only they are extremely beautiful, fuzzy animals with amazing stripes, but also they are super crucial for our food supply and sadly enough threatened to disappear soon if we don’t make an effort to improve their habitat. That is why I got […]

Into her studio: Romy Muijrers, visual artist

Romy Muijrers graduated from Royal Academy of The Hague only two years ago. With her dream-like black and white drawings and delicate paper installations, she managed to claim her spot in the art world straight away. She is represented by Witteveen Visual Art Centre and was part of the Prospects & Concepts Show at Art Rotterdam 2018. Romy’s studio is […]

Into her studio: Nadine Spronk, creative entrepreneur, artist and poet

Former club owner Nadine Spronk is a creative entrepreneur, artist and poet who works on canvas, paper, fabric and silk. She also runs her own artist label of hand-painted garments and silk scarfs “De Nieuwe Couture”. Her studio is at cultural hotspot ACTA in Amsterdam West. How did it all start? For the past 8 years, I […]

Into her studio: Sjoukje Bierma, fashion illustrator and portrait painter

Everything about Sjoukje (pronounced “ciao-kia”) is sunny – her eyes, her hair, her studio… even her dog is called Sinne which means sunshine in Frisian, Sjoukje’s mother language. She is a fashion illustrator and portrait painter. Her studio is on the top floor of an old school building in Amsterdam Oud-West. Introduce yourself, describe your […]

“In Europe”, a group show during Open Monumentendag 2018

Happy to be part of this show: 7 artists from different European countries, all currently living in The Netherlands, show their work during Open Monumentendag 2018. The monumental location is a beautiful small church in Amsterdam Sloterdijk, called Petruskerk. The exhibition “In Europe” wants to show that art goes beyond borders and languages. The language of art […]

Finally there was movement

When I started drawing and painting I was rather overwhelmed by all the material you can choose from. To keep it simple I began working in black and white: Pentel brush pens, Molotow markers and Indian ink on max. A3 size paper. I was happy but it still felt a bit restrained. I wanted to […]

Expo at Amsterdam Artspace

My work will be shown at Amsterdam Artspace. “Friendly Conversations” is on view until April 6 2018. Download the press kit here  
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