& Artistic Orientation:
Dutch artist working in patches in the fields of painting, drawing, objects, murals, digital drawing, digital photography, photogram, collage, both art prints and originals. Art gardener appreciating and cherishing the variety of plants and flowers in the Art Garden through the ages. A Certain Level of Cohesion / Studio Notebook --> The history of art as the history of ideas - Max Dvořák. / The position of an artist is humble; [s]he is essentially a channel - Piet Mondriaan. / There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open - Martha Graham. / Arrangement can itself become a form of art - A Kingdom of Images, Getty Research Institute. / What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images - W. J. T. Mitchell. / These things you have to live with. The more you live with it, the more you see it, it grows on you. It's something that you don't like right at first - Dorothy Vogel / Romance is everything - Gertrude Stein.
& Art Touches:
Renaissance, Giotto, French Impressionists, Claude Monet, Charlotte Salomon, Helen Frankenthaler.
1984 - Francesco Clemente (Pastelle 1973-1983) in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
1981-1984 Amsterdam, Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten - Amsterdam School of the Arts, AHK/d'Witte Lelie Lerarenopleiding (Tehatex) - Study trip to Italy: Florence, Siena, Fiesole.
1979 - Travel to Russia, China, Mongolia thanks to my mentor.
Received my earliest art touches (London - Paris - Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, Rijksmuseum, Louvre) and influences from my parents, both (copper) engravers working in their art studios at home: litho and etching printmaking, photography, silk screening, drawings, paintings, sculptures in wood, polychromed wood and stone.
& Art Services:
Studios: Kleine Karmel Ateliers
Restoration, Art & Design
Original & Digital - Artworks
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& Art Work:
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2016 - Gardener/owner 'En Plein Air' - Landscape Meadow for outdoor painting activity of Kleine Karmel Ateliers Oss - The Netherlands. www.kleinekarmel.nl
2011 - 36 'Peace And Human Rights'- Paintings Mirthe Sleper/War Child Gallery (Sold to a benefactor of War Child The Netherlands). Link to these 36 paintings:
2008- ongoing - http://www.sleper.com/virtuoss
2006- ongoing - Sagrado RW, MS Publisher Concepts
2008- ongoing - new location Atelierschool IR / Being taught by teaching
2006 - founding of the Sagrado Restoration Workshop (RW) at sleper.com/sagrado
2006 - (joint exhibition) 's-Hertogenbosch, Azijnfabriek
2005 - (joint exhibition) 's-Hertogenbosch, Museum Slager
2004 - (joint exhibition) Woubrugge
2002/2003 - (joint workshop initiative) Oss, Atelier Het Oude Ambacht/Old Craft Studio: Stained Glass - Found Objects - Atelierschool.
1999 - Initiator of: Atelierschool Intuitional Realism. The Atelierschool IR offers private studio lessons in drawing and painting. Later on, a group was formed however the bases of Atelierschool IR remains individual. Uptill now.
1999 - (commissioned work) Nijmegen Radboud University, Caritate Media
1995 - (joint exhibition) Oss, Jan Cunen Museum
1991 - (honourable mention) Painting Contest: 'Icon for Europe' Oostende