Born in Holland and moved to South Africa at the age of 12. I have always been drawing and painting for as long as I can remember. At the age of 24 I moved to England and have exhibited at the Mall Gallery in London and The Horsebridge in Whitstable Kent. I have worked for children's book publishers for 3 years and have attended Art College in Durban South Africa. I work in many mediums and love experimenting with new materials. I now live in Kent where I paint from my loft conversion which has inspirational views across the Swale to the Isle of Sheppey. I have also illustrated a number of children's books.