My work is inspired by LIGHT, the essence of life,
the life cycle, nature’s everlasting flow of continuity, is a positive force,
nature provides me with the rich elements, which give shape and form to my wor.k
I was born in Haastrecht in The Netherlands, a farming village surrounded by beautiful polder landscape. It was here where I started my work as a photographer. My work is dedicated to my father who showed me the land.
My black and white photographic prints are an integral part of my contemporary art practice. I continue to make prints in my darkroom in London. In addition, I am developing my digital work through colour, exploring abstract forms.
In 1982, I settled in London where I earned a BA degree in photography at the University of Westminster. After some years working as a professional photographer I returned to work on a MA in Design and Media Arts, which I completed in 1998.
My work is represented in several academic and municipal archives in the Netherlands and the UK as well as books and journals.
I run photography courses, demonstrating the technical aspects and focusing on ways of seeing and developing a creative eye. I assist artists in how to photograph their artwork.
I sell my work and I accept commissions.
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