Born 7 september in Bussum, The Netherlands

Royal Academy for Visual Arts in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Meets trumpet player and performer Reinier Sijpkens. Travelling together to Poland, Romania, Borneo, Brazil and Indonesia giving performances for children with Music, mime, dance and magic trics. Afterwards, the children work together on a large painting: for them to keep, as a remembrance of our visit.(www.musicboat.nl).

Decided to portray seven admired Dutch authors. The portraits are purchased by the Museum of Literature in The Hague, The Netherlands.

First son Merijn is born.

Exhibiting at The Two Peacocks (De Twee Pauwen), The Hague, gallery Laimbock, Langbroek and Ann’s Art, Groningen.

Second son Siebe is born.

Decide to quit exhibitions, cancel portrait commissions.
Start Origin series.

Organic versus Chemical series.

Exhibition together with sculpteror Gerhard Lentink at Museum of Figurative Art (“De Buitenplaats”) in Eelde, The Netherlands.


Travelling to Surinam with sons to perform at schools.

Pastels:”Spirits of the forrest”.

Exhibition with Gerhard Lentink at Museum Markiezenhof in Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands.

Winner Biennale Figurative Art in Arnhem, The Netherlands.
Solo Exhibition at Whanki Museum in Seoul, South Korea.

Exhibiting pastels at the Belgium ambassy in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Travelling to Portugal, astonished by mola mola or moon fish.
“Starry riders” appear in Work.
Travelling to Spain. Surprised by a Gaur bull: painting “woman and gaur”.
Travelling to Sri Lanka to perform for schools.
Travelling to Poland to see Da Vinci’s woman and ferret.
Painting: “woman and horse”.
Exhibiting at Stevens Church in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Group exhibition at Museum of Natural History in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Theme: “Ode to sparrows”. Painting: “Sparrow Sisters”.
Traveling to Tasmania. Pastel: “Child at billabong”

Exhibiting at The Hamptons in New York represented by Rebecca Michelman.
Portraits: “New York dogs with their owners”.
Portraitcommision of Johann Sebastian Bach by Jos van Veldhoven, conductor Dutch Bach Society.
Travelling to Iceland, Georgia and South Africa to perform for Children.

Exhibting at gallery Laimbock in Langbroek: “dogs”.
Sculpture “Blue Delilah”.
Travelling to Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
Started painting ceramics.

Exhibiting at gallery Laimbock, Langbroek, The Netherlands.
Ceramic Zodiac series.
Sculpture: “Mister Zodiac”.

Exhibiting ceramics, pastels and small paintings in Munich, Germany.
Groupexhibition at Museum of figurative art “de Buitenplaats”in Eelde.
Groupexhibition artfair : Realistenbeurs in Amsterdam.
Museum of Literature in The Hague purchases “family”portrait of Maarten and Eva Biesheuvel.

Exhibiting at Gallery “De Twee Pauwen” The Hague, The Netherlands.
Theme exhibition: “paradise lost and regained”. New paintings and “one-stroke-brush-ink-drawings”.

Exhibition during the spring and summer at Museum of Figurative Art “De Buitenplaats” in Eelde The Netherlands.
Exhibiting in Manhattan at the Upper East. New York City dogs and their Owners portraits. Paintings and ink drawings.
From December 14 till January 19, 2014
Exhibition at Galerie Deelen Art, Rotterdam The Netherlands.

From December 14 till January 19, 2014
Exhibition at Galerie Deelen Art, Rotterdam The Netherlands.

Group exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin Ireland.
Group exhibition at the Boyle Art Festival Boyle Ireland
Making of double coronation portrait of the King and Queen of The Netherlands

Group exhibition Katmandu Nepal
Group exhibition Cill Rialaig, Kerry Ireland
Group exhibition Celbridge, Kildare Ireland
Group exhibition Singer museum Laren The Netherlands

Masterclasses Klassieke Academie Groningen
Group exhibitions Ireland

Exhibiting from May to August 2018 in Dublin, Ireland, at The Royal Hibernian Academy, the 188th Annual Exhibition.

Exhibiting horse sculpture for injured jockeys fund at Naas racecourse . Nation wide interview and filming the fibre glass racehorse Flying Colours for tv marking the UnderstArtersorders initiative to benefit the Injured Jockeys Fund and Sensational Kids Fund. Flying colours was auctioned on live tv on Derby Day at the Curragh Racecourse. Portrait commissions of children and pets. Flowerpastels exhibiting in collaboration with Sight Savers at Town Hall in Newbridge Co. Kildare.

Painting Dreamworld during hard lockdown. With Eleanor Swan and Mary McGrath we established Kidare based Artist led Collective called Sult. Gaelic for positvity, fun enchantment. 9 members , Ann McKenna, Brian O’Loughlin, Eleanor Swan, Liza Kavanagh, Margaret Becker, Mary McGrath, Pamela de Bri ,and Sylvia Hemmingway. Painters, ceramists, printworkers and sculpterors. Established new studio at Landfall , The Curragh. Exhibiting with Sult in Naas, in Gra Gallery.

Kildare County Council gave Sult formercorner Boland Pub at Kl.idare Town Market Square. Exhibiting from June to October. Start of fabric collages as an alternative toworks with a tapestry effect. Exhibiting at Dutch estate Zandheuvel in Doorn during 4 days in July in a group exhibition represented by Gallery Laimbock. Exhibiting at Artsource at the Royal Dublin Society with Dreamworld, flower pastels and gouaches on upholstery fabric.

Exhibiting with Sult artist led Collective at Solas Bhride near Kildare Town starting at Saint Brigid Day. Exhibition in collaboration with Newbridge History Group at Bord na Mona in Newbridge called, Life goes on.. Marking the handover. Start of Independant Ireland. Artsource in the RDS with Sult in November.