Curriculum vitae


1984-1986  Art Academy, Churchill,Victoria,Australia

1987-1990  Gerrit Rietveld Academy,Amsterdam,

            the Netherlands



2015  Scale model National Park Dwingelderveld made out

       of wool.Visitors Centre Dwingelderveld,

       Natuurmonumenten,Ruinen, the Netherlands.  

2014  Sketch mission artwork public space, 

        Oosterend, Texel, the Netherlands.

2012  ‘Tessels Lant’, Museum Kaap Skil,Texel,

       the Netherlands

2008  Poster ‘Eco Village Hamro Gaun’, Sankhu, Nepal

2006  ‘Turkish-Dutch Tulip carpet, Easter park, Amsterdam,

       the Netherlands


Exhibitions (a selection):

2018  'Dierbaar', two artists, nature as source.

        Museum Natura Docet Wonderryck, Denekamp, Twente

        The Netherlands.

2017  'Water Zomerexpo 2017', Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle

      'From Texel with Love', Museum of Antiqueties,

        Den Burg, Texel 

2016  'Averechts', textile exhibition, Provinciehouse

        Haarlem, The Netherlands.

2015  'Gastvrijheid', window-route van Kunsttraject,

        Staatsliedenbuurt Amsterdam.

      'Artistic expressions', Peperhof, Oosterend Texel

2014  'Round Lace', Rosignano Monferatto, Italy

2013  'Geneeskunst', with Art Collective 1.3, AMC-Vitrines,

        Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam,

        the Netherlands

      'Surrounded by wool', Texel woolday, Texel, 

        the Netherlands

      'And though shall dream', Loods 32, Lelystad,    

        the Netherlands.

      'Strings', Gallery Design Flanders, Brussels,Belgium

2012  ‘Needle Works’ Gallery Handwerk, Munich, Germany

      ‘Pin Cushions’ Edam, The Netherlands (travelling)

2011  ‘Verwandlungen-Metamorphosen’, Gallery Handwerk,

        Munich, Germany

2009  ‘Textile Biennale”, Museum Rijswijk, Rijswijk,

        the Netherlands

2007  ‘Outrageous Lace and Subversive Knitting’,

        MAD museum,New York, USA (travelling)

2006  ‘International Lace Biennial, Contemporary Art’,

         Brussels, Belgium (travelling)

2005  ‘Old and new make amends’ , Museum of Antiques,

        Texel, the Netherlands

2004  ‘International Lace Biennial, Contemporary Art’,

         Brussels, Belgium (travelling)

      ‘Fibre Art International’, Pittsburgh,

         PA, USA (travelling)

2003  ‘11xSculpture’, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam,

         the Netherlands

      ‘Flexible 4: Identities’ , Withworth Art Gallery,

         Manchester, UK (travelling)

2002  ‘International Lace Biennial, Contemporary Art’,

         Brussels, Belgium (travelling)

      'International Paper Triennial, Charmay, Switzerland

2001  ‘Attractions’, Rauma-Sali, Rauma, Finland

2000  ‘Connections’, International Betonac Competition,

        St. Truiden, Belgium, (travelling)



2016 'Carpet Taksubt', medina Sefrou, Morocco 

2014 'Bleachcarpet', for Klifhanger, an art-route through

        the village of Den Hoorn, Texel, the Netherlands 

2013  'Geneeskunst', with Art Collective 1.3, AMC-Vitrines,

         Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam,

         the Netherlands

      'Sand', for Klifhanger, an art-route through

         the village of Den Hoorn, Texel, the Netherlands

2012  ‘Book-project’ , Central Public Library,

        Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2011  ‘Texel in the heart’, for Klifhanger, an art-route

         through the village of Den Hoorn, Texel, 

         the Netherlands

      ‘Lucky Strikes’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2007  ‘Lousy Lacy Soupspoons’, rich meets poor,

         Amsterdam- Alontenango, Guatemala

2004  ‘Bellamy by Night’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2002  ‘Cabanes’, beach-cabin project, Texel,

        the Netherlands

      ‘Chest of drawers-project’, Gallery Phoebus,

        Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Artist in Residencies:

2017   'The Pottery Workshop', Jingdezhen, China

       Grant from Gerbrandy Culture Foundation 

2016   AIR Textiles,'Culture Vultures', Seffrou




2011- now: DIY Textile School, Amsterdam



2006  Grand Prix de Reine Fabiola, International Lace

        Biennial,Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium

2000  Incentive Prize,Betonac Competition,

        St Truiden, Belgium