iris van zanten

iris van zanten

Haarlem , Netherlands

About iris van zanten

Iris van Zanten (1971) graduated in 1996 at the Academy of Visual Arts in Amsterdam and gets her Master, History of Art at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Inspired by Bible stories and Romanesque art she is looking for new Images telling a certain story.

Are you afraid of colour?

She is working with pigments and water. For giving the pigments a ‘hold’ she prepared the surfaces with sand, boneglue and Van Dycke Brown. This technique gives a softness to the painting and of course a bright color.


1996 Academy of Visual Arts in Amsterdam
1999 university of Amsterdam, Art History