In 2003 I graduated in painting and drawing at the Ruudt Wackers Art Academy in Amsterdam. Initially I worked a lot on location, plein air in the open fields of Noord-Holland. Nowadays you can find me daily in my studio in Westknollendam making paintings from the memory.


My oil paintings are not a registration of the reality, but give an impression. Non-existent landscapes, which you can encounter everywhere in the Netherlands. Starting point is the horizon, around which I create my own image; spacious and simple. Searching for the atmosphere of marshy lands, reflective water and Dutch skies. The strength of my work lies in finding simple solutions, combined with a separate painting touch.