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I am a visual artist. I paint, I draw, I wield my scissors and needles and I make objects.

 

Trained in my hometown Amsterdam, Holland, at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, I am based in England, Oxford and Coventry since 2004.

 

In my work I create a habitat that has a fairytale atmosphere, populated by weird and wonderful composites of ceramics and textiles, and collages of cuttings from my life on watercolours.

 

My studio is at Holyhead Studios, a non for profit organisation for the arts, of which I am one of three director and where I teach life drawing and participate in outreach projects.

 

I have extensive experience in teaching (Coventry University, Adult Education, Pilgrims Teacher Training) and a teaching qualification in Higher Education.

Cuando Carmen Amaya tuvo un sueño de Morón de la Frontera, 2017, cut-outs on watercolours

The next life drawing course will run from Oct 2 - Nov 13 2017. It is fully booked now. If you want to be informed in time about the next one, drop me an email.