Artist résumé

The Netherlands

  • Pre 2001
    • Early work (sketches, ink), shown in several Dutch galleries
  • Post 2001
    • A large collection of pastels of wild horses (‘koniks’) shown in several galleries and conservation areas in Europe. Some of these original works are still available for sale (both framed and unframed).

Bermuda 2009 – 2011

  • Member of art-club of the International Women’s Club
  • Founder of photography club of the International Women’s Club
  • Portraiture commissions (watercolour)
  • Event photography during 2009 Tallships Event, celebrating Bermuda’s 400th anniversary

USA – 2011 to 2013

  • Member of Philadelphia Photo Arts Center and the Philadelphia Photo League (street photography), contributing to several social causes
  • Member of Philadelphia Zoo Camera Club member 2011 – 2013
  • Event photography for Tall Ships event at Seaport Museum in Philadelphia October 2013
  • Photography Exhibition December 2013 @ Philadelphia International Airport

Canada – 2014 to today

  • Member of Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, Oakville
  • Member of Oakville Arts Studio, currently Oak Heights Art Gallery, moved to Warkworth, Ontario
  • Gallery Photography Exhibition – Summer 2016
    • Milton, Sixteen Mile Arts Gallery (Main Street)
      • “Decisive – new currents in Street Photography”
  • Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
    • Annual Member show 2018
    • Annual Member show for artists of Halton and Peel 2018
    • Juried show Fall of 2019
    • Juried show fall of 2020
    • Annual Member show Summer 2022
  • The People’s Gallery @ the Waterloo Art store (ongoing)
    • Monthly art exhibition
  • Pride parade 2019 photography

Awards

  • 1st Price digital artwork in LEE filters competition 2011
  • 3rd Price digital artwork in Adobe Photoshop world competition 2012
  • Awarded an exhibition spot in the ‘Philly Photo Day’ 2013 gallery

Books (self-published) – sold out but available in re-print

  • The Bermuda Longtail (2012) – Following a Bermuda Longtail chick from chick to fledging (2 print editions)
  • From fawn to buck (2014) – Following a white-tail deer family from birth to adulthood
  • Proud as a Peacock (2015) – Collection of animal photography

Educational opportunities

  • Photography mentoring by
    • Bryan Peterson, United States
    • Raul Touzon, National Geographic photographer, United States
    • Andrée Thorpe, Canada
    • Studio and Flash Photography, United States
  • Painting mentoring with
    • Tritan Braho fine arts, Canada
    • Ixchel Suarez fine arts and tapestry, Canada
    • Shelley Prior Fine arts, Canada
    • Will Kemp fine arts, United Kingdom
    • Jennifer Gennari fine arts,  Drawing America, United States
  • Admitted at the Florence Classical Art Academy in 2022 – on hold due to Covid and financial means 🙁