1963                      born in Breda, Netherlands

                              lives and works in Rotterdam


1989                      Bachelor of Arts, Academy St. Joost, Breda, NL

1989 – 2003          mainly engaged in glass arts

2003 – 2006          Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp-Wilrijk, Belgium,

                              Focus: Old Dutch technique of painting, techniques of restoration

2008                      Master class at Matthijs Röling, Provence, France

2009 – 2016          Stay in Berlin, Germany