* 29 april 1934 in Zwolle (the Netherlands)
2e Nassaustraat 8 | 1052 BM Amsterdam (NL)
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BA in Art History University of Amsterdam
1964 – ’65
Preparatory Academy class at Teachers’ college
Summer ’64, april ’65 tot aug. ’66
Ateliers ’63 in Haarlem. Teachers: Ger Lataster a.o.
Grant for the Art Students’ League in New York (NY). Teacher Larry Poons
Grant for University of California, Berkeley.
Sculpture class of Richard O’Hanlon.
Working independently in own studio in Amsterdam
1974 – ’81
Masters’ degree in Psychology, university of Amsterdam
1981 - ’98
Art Psychotherapist working with children and families. Part time at RIAGG Zuidhage, the Hague.
Painting: acrylic paint and watercolour
Japanese Sumi–e method using ink and brush
Sculpture in clay and stone.
Galery 845, Amsterdam: painting
Special overview exhibition Tiltenberg, Vogelenzang
‘Encounters in another world’, exhibition at the centre ‘de Roos’ Amsterdam
‘Dutch Graphics’, survey of contemporary Dutch Graphics in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass)
2e Biennale Internationale de l’estampe, Paris (France) Musée de l’Art Moderne, official Dutch exhibitor
'From Medicine Man to Medical doctor', Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
Nouvelles Images, Gallery in the Hague
Gallery Seriaal, Amsterdam
Graphics exhibition, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, at Piet Clements’
1988 – today
Many open studio exhibitions, often w. Kunsttraject Westerpark
'Temporary Asylum', Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
1994 – today
Yearly participation of the Salon at Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam
1995 April - June
Exposition in the Hilton hotel
2007, 2008, 2009
Participant in 'Quantum Vis', summer exhibition of RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden
Guest curator and participant at artists’ collective RC de Ruimte , titled: 'Light footed Alienation'
Work is present in public and private collections in the Netherlands, and in private collections in Tel Aviv, Cleveland, New York, Paris, Berne, London, Vienna, Cologne.
2003 – 2006
Written and published a book in dutch, together with a colleague:
W. Klijn en Suus Scheller – Dikkers,
Where words fail, Practice and theory of Systems Arttherapy,
Published by Acco, Leuven, Voorburg. 2006