Painter, muralist, printmaker and teacher, born in the Netherlands, who studied painting at the Academy for Fine Arts in Enschede, 1956–60, also in Montreal, Canada, having emigrated in 1960. Travelled extensively in Middle East and Africa, returning to Canada in 1964, and in 1967 was commissioned to produce a large mural, in nails on board, for the Dutch pavilion at Expo ’76, Montreal. After three years in Istanbul, Turkey, in the late 1960s, returned to Montreal in 1970, moving to London in 1982. She took part in the Triangle workshop in New York in 1984 and in 1992 was guest artist of the Outer Mongolian Artist Union. Participated in numerous group show around the world, including Links of Affinity, Knapp Gallery, 1989, and had many solo exhibitions, starting with Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, 1963, later ones including Bruton Street Gallery, 1992; Powell Moya Partnership, 1993; and Chancery Gallery, Royal Netherlands Embassy, 1994.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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