Education

  • –   Academy for Visual Arts, Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • –   Royal Academy for Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
  • –   Artist in residence: Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum, Heusden
  • –   1981 – 2012  worked Mozambique

Exhibitions among others in The Netherlands

  • –   Singer Museum, Laren
  • –   Drents Museum, Assen
  • –   Galerie Lieve Hemel, Amsterdam
  • –   Galerie Aelbrecht, Rotterdam
  • –   Galerie Hüsstege, ‘s Hertogenbosch
  • –   Galerie Het Pakhuis, Groningen
  • –   Galerie Polder, Borne
  • –   Galerie de Fiets, Delft
  • –   Galerie Terra Cotta, Groningen
  • –   Galerie ‘T’, Middelburg
  • –   Galerie de Wittte Kamer, Delden
  • –   Galerie de Vis, Leeuwarden
  • –   Galerie Kunstwerk, Utrecht
  • –   Beelden aan de Vecht, Maarssen
  • –   Sculpture Garden, De Stegge, Winterswijk
  • –   Interart Sculpture Garden, Heeswijk-Dinther

United Kingdom

  • –   Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London

South Africa

  • –   The Loop Gallery, White River
  • –   Dimitriv Gallery, Dulstroom
  • –   Fresh Paint Gallery, Durban
  • –   Kizo Art Consultants, Durban
  • –   Nothagel Gallery, Mosselbay
  • –   Everard Reed Gallery, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Mozambique

Mozambique

  • –   Centro Cultural Franco Mocambicano, Maputo
  • –   Núcleo de Arte, Maputo
  • –   Banco Comercial e Investimento Gallery, Maputo
  • –   Museu Nacional de Arte, MUSART, Maputo

Other

  • Works acquired by the Museum of Drenthe, Museu Nacional de Arte, MUSART, Maputo, various companies and individual collectors.
  • Various (portrait) commissions for, among others, Van Lanschot Bank, Unilever, VSM Concern, architects and individual collectors.
  • 2015/2016 Commission of the National Bank of Mozambique for a large sculpture for their new buildling in Maputo.
  • Portraits could be commissioned as well as business presents, grave monuments in both clay and bronze.

Publications

  • –   Contemporary Ceramics in The Netherlands, 2008
  • –   The Contemporary Portrait in The Netherlands, Hans Redeker, 2010
  • –   Earthen Realities, Aspects of contemporary realistic ceramics in The Netherlands. Koen Nieuwendijk/Mieke G. Spruit Ledeboer, 2012
  • –   The Ceramic Guide, NVK, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2015
  • –   Human Chemistry, Galerie Hüsstege, 1990
  • –   Homage  to Erasmus, Galerie Aelbrecht, 1990

Member of

  • –   Dutch Luxury Desigh
  • –   European Sculpture Nedwork
  • –   MEMENTO foundation  for Funeral art
  • –   NVK Netherlands’Association for Ceramic Artists
  • –   NABK – National Association for Visual Artists