was born in London (1971) to a Dutch mother and an
English father. The foundation for my work today lies
in my Waldolf education, which stimulated my artistic
appreciation and consciousness of nature and humanity.
I studied Public Art at Chelsea College of Art and
Design (London), specializing in architectural glass.
For several years I worked in various stained glass
studios around London widening my experience in all
techniques related to glass. The discipline I found
myself most inspired by was sandblasting and in 1997
I set up my own blasting studio. It was here that
I started to develop my own unique style and technique,
being increasing drawn to the natural forms created
by the elements.
In 2000 I moved my studio to the Netherlands, back
to my maternal roots and drawn to the magnificent
and inspiring Dutch coastline. Recent acquisition
of the latest advanced blasting equipment now allows
me to work on a much larger scale.
fascinates and inspires me is the extraordinary continuity
of perfection and imperfection in Nature, the energy
and power of the elements in context to create such
subtle and and perfect forms, particularly those made
in sand by the wind and sea. By taking these forms
out their natural environment I strive to capture
in my glass sculptures a moment in Nature's ever changing