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Education
2012 Masterclass Arja Hyytiäinen, ISSP, Latvia
2010 Masterclass Vanessa Winship ISSP, Latvia
2009 Masterclass Alexander Gronsky & Iveta Vaivode ISSP, Latvia
1997 – 1998 St.Joost, Art academy, Breda, NL (master)
1993 – 1997 St.Joost, Art academy, Breda, NL (bachelor)

Residencies
2014 Kuldiga Artist Residency, LV
2013 Kuldiga Artist Residency, LV
2011 Artist Residency Hirsholmene, DK
2010 Het vijfde seizoen, Den Dolder, NL
2008 Artist Residency Hirsholmene, DK
2006 Residency Skaftfell gallery, IS
2006 Residency Centre Méditerranéen de la Photographie Corsica, FR

Exhibitions | solo
2010 Het Vijfde Seizoen i.s.m. Lotte van Lieshout. – Lunatik
2008 Danish Art Council, Hirsholmene, DK – Stories from the Pilothouse
2008 Justitie, Breda – Isolation
2007 House of Photography, Novo Mesto, SL – Unstill Life
2006 Noordbrabants museum, Den Bosch – Unstill Life
2006 De Wittenplaats, i.s.m. Yurr. Amsterdam – Isolation
2009 BKKC, Breda i.s.m Yurr – Isolation
2005 BredaPhoto 2005 – In Verlangen
2004 Fotografia, Amsterdam – In Verlangen
2004 De Geus, Breda – In Verlangen

Exhibitions | group

2014 Riga, Kalnciema Iela, LV
2013 Espace Diamant, Ajaccio/Corsica, FR
2012 ISSP Kuldiga, LV
2010 Fotofestival BredaPhoto BIB
2009 Goethe instituut, Riga, LV
2009 Gallery Ecker, NL
2008 Mois de la Photo, Paris, FR
2008 Arti, NL
2007 Photofestival ‘Noorderlicht’, NL
2007 European forum for emerging creation, LU
2006 Una Volta, Centre Culturele, Corsica, FR
2005 Salonpresentation BKKC Breda
2005 TAC, Eindhoven , NL
2005 Bomhuis, artfestival KUS Breda, NL
2005 NuPerspective Home Gallery Amsterdam, NL
2003 Bredaphoto 2003, NL
1998 Fotofestival Noorderlicht, NL
1997 Fotofestival Naarden , NL

Prizes & nominations
2008 Hollands Diep photography prize (nomination)
2008 Annual Creative Works Competition – Aesthetica Magazine (nomination)
2006 ‘Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes’ FR
2006 Johan van Diepstratenprize (nomination)
2006 Nu-perspective, Amsterdam (nomination)
2005 Salonprize of the NBKS (nomination)

Grants
2010 – 2013 Basic stiped | Fonds BKVB Basic stiped
2009 Material grant | BKKC
2008 Material grant | BKKC
2006 Project subsidy | CMP Corsica
2005 – 2008 Basic stiped | Fonds BKVB Basic stiped
2004 BKKC | project subsidy

Related work experience
2012 -2016 Managing director of Academie d’Imagie Foundation
2010 Mentor at KW1C Academy for Media, Art & Performance
2010 Examinator at KW1C Academy for Media, Art & Performance
2009 Lecture photography at Art center de Nieuwe Veste.
2009 Examinator at KW1C Academy for Media, Art & Performance
2009 Lecture fotografie Art center Pieter Breughel.
2008 – 2009 teacher photography KW1C Academy for Media, Art & Performance