Never no

‘Never no’ is the title of a new series of paintings I will be making, inspired by the extravagant life of Mary Phelps Jacob a.k.a. Polly a.k.a. Caresse Crosby. After doing research on her life and reading biographies I couldn’t stop thinking about this interesting woman. I’m happy she will keep me off the streets for the next couple of months! Who was she?Caresse Crosby (born Mary Phelps Jacob; April 20, 1892 – January 24, 1970) was the first recipient of a patent for the modern bra, an American patron of the arts, publisher, and the “literary godmother to the …

Koffie TREAT!

Who do you like to treat to a copy of ‘Koffie’? Your mother, granny, your dear friend, your employees or maybe just yourself? A special edition for a special moment. This linocut is printed on handmade Japanese Kozo paper and is for sale in a limited edition of 50 (signed and numbered) for €50,= each. ORDER HERE YOUR COPY OF COFFEE HERE >>>

Gelée royale

Save the date for “Gelée royale”, the new group show at Galerie Rompone. It will be my first group show with paintings abroad. You are welcome to visit the vernissage on Friday, December 10th at 7pm at Galerie Rompone in Köln, Germany.

There wasn’t much he could do

At this moment I’m working on a new series of paintings ‘As it goes’. It tells the story of a young woman at the beginning of the 20th century who had to leave her home at a young age to fulfill the wishes of the men in her life. The series will eventually comprise about ten paintings. Before I start painting, I usually do research and make sketches. Sometimes drawings in my sketchbook, but often I also make analog collages. Although the final painting always ends up different than my sketches, it gives a little insight in how my painting …