Mixed media on paper, Pastel Paintings: washed ink, acrylic, charcoal and pastels

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Upcoming: Flower Art exhibition at Galerie Sous - Terre at Aalsmeer form 4 Feb. till 25 March 2018
Upcoming: Venice
Upcoming: BogotÓ
Upcoming / under construction: 2018, Fabulous Art at CBK Amsterdam
Going: Art management Gallerique, internet presentation of 6 art works.

Past: from 1 till 30 November 2017 ' THE ALCHEMIC BODY ' at Jorge Jurado Gallery at BogotÓ / Colombia. 2017
Past: Organised by Its Liquid Group, International Art Festival- Anima Mundi- 14 Sept till 26 Nov. at Palazzo Ca' Zanardi at Venice 2017
Past : Amsterdam Art Rooms (AAR) Beauty 2, 2016
Group exhibition together with the well known artists Jan Fabre, Rob Scholte, Marc Mulders and Sjoerd Buisman
NEW: Sounds of Nature, The Pink Bells ,120 x 160cm, 2018
In "Sounds of Nature', natural sound is translated on paper into lines that suggets movements, as well as into areas of colour. The realm of plants produces imperceptible sounds that override those of the human world, they are ultimately more persistent.

Mixed media: washed ink with pastel and acrylic paint on paper
 I started drawing at an early age. In my teens I followed private classes with a number of different artists. When I was seventeen, I visited Italy for the first time, admiring the work of Renaissance artists like Michelangelo, del Sarto and many others. Compositional form in Renaissance art places the human individual centrally in a landscape, this creates a sense of peace that I like very much and see mirrored in my work. Beside the Japanese wash ink technique with masters like Sesshu Toyo and Hasegawa Tohaku, I have a great affinity with Dutch masters from the Golden Age. And artists in the 18th century  like the Italien famous female Italien pastelpainter like Rosalba Carriera and the French artist Quentin de la Tour. When I look at their work I see a unity of composition, a harmonic environment enhanced by clothing, hairdressing and attributes. I strive for the same harmony and unity in my own work, using the creative freedom that is now available to artists.

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Being an artist, 72 x 110cm. 2015

NEW: S of N, Deep, 78 x 118cm, 2018