The artist and her cat
Bartha the Kok
Following my Graduation at the art academy of Rotterdam “Willem de Kooning” I starred as freelance illustrator in the fashion industry.
Simultaneously I did a parttime teaching job at a grammar school.
In 1985 I moved to Belgium, where I set up an art rental company:”Brussels Art
From 2006 till 2010 I lived in Portugal and got inspiredly the exiting landscapes and colorful flowers, which have influenced my paintings.
During the years I had solo expositions in The Netherlands, Belgium and Portugal and
participated in various group expositions in those countries.
My paintings have been purchased by collectors in various countries.
Professional qualification marble/wood decoration techniques
ROC Academy, Belgium
BKO Art Academy, Belgium
Willem de Kooning Academy, the Netherlands