Over mij


Geboren in Winterswijk in 1952.

Vanaf 1958 ging ons gezin met 6 kinderen iedere zomervakantie kamperen op kamp Stortemelk op Vlieland.


In 1971 ging ik naar de kunstacademie Artibus in Utrecht. Van 1973 t/m 1983 in de kunsthandel met als specialiteit vroeg Europese- en Aziatische kunst.


In 1983 kwam ik op Vlieland wonen, waardoor ik in de gelegenheid kwam om de talloze verschillende sferen van het eiland in olieverf vast te leggen.


Mijn atelier is na telefonische afspraak te bezoeken, zie de contactpagina.


"Silence has many qualities.......

There is the silence between two noises, the silence between two notes, the widening silence between two thoughts.


There is that peculiar quiet pervading silence, that comes on an evening in the country. There is the silence through which you hear the bark of a dog in the distance, of the whistle of a train as it comes up a steep grade, the silence of a house when everybody has gone to sleep, and the peculiar emphasis when you wake up in the middle of the night and listen to an owl hooting in the valley.


There is the silence of the mind, which is never touched by any noise, any thought, or by the passing wind of experience. It is the silence which is innocent, and so endless.


When there is silence of the mind, action springs from it, and this action does not cause confusion or misery. The meditative mind flows in this silence, and love is the way of this mind. In this silence there is bliss and laughter."

- Jiddu Krishnamurti.