2000-current: Ytje.com 
Activities: 
Illustration: creating, developing and execution of visual concepts
Mentorship/education: Providing internships for middle schoolers, students and graduating students, teaching and 
sharing knowledge about cultural entrepreneurship, and gving critical feedback regarding visual work
Blogging: writing about social and cultural subject matters.

2013: Workshop guide for children's birthday parties (painting), Cobra Museum

 2012: Guest-curator Nieuwe Vide during Haarlem Stripdagen
'Arabic Smile', an exhibition about Middle Eastern politics and artists, curated together with politcal cartoonist Trik.

2010: Visiting lectureship Willem de Kooning academy Rotterdam Netherlands
Guest lecture about digital techniques in combination with traditional materials 


2010: Curator Nieuwe Vide during Haarlem Stripdagen
The subject of Haarlem Stripdagen 2010 was comics from Eastern Europe. 
I did research on illustration in Eastern Europeand carefully selected work by young talented illustrators. 
Their work was exhibited in Nieuwe Vide Artspace during the Stripdagen.


2002-2007: ArtEZ academy Zwolle
Activities:
Guest lectures foundation course about the practice of being a professional illustrator 
Guest lectures to third year and- en graduating students
Workfield Day: participation in an alumni committee. Students received critical feedback on their work.
Participation in a panel with Walter van Lotringen, Yvonne Kroese and Trik: 
discussion with graduating studens about the role and necessity of illustration in contemporary media 
Teaching perspective drawing: drawing lessons for those preparing to attend Artez Institute
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Group exhibitions:

2012:
Jan en Piet Museum, Haarlem Netherlands
Ill
ustration Biennial, Toneelschuur Haarlem, Netherlands

2011:
Zwaan-Kleef-Aan mural by various artists curated by Moritz Ebinger, Nieuwe Vide Artspace, Haarlem Netherlands
Superhelden, galerie de Meerse, Hoofddorp, Netherlands

2010: 
Illustration Biennial, Toneelschuur Haarlem Netherlands 
Haarlem Stripdagen: Kampensche School presents Eastern European Illustration, Nieuwe Vide Artspace
Haarlem Netherlands
Noies del Polder, Comics de Holanda, RAS Gallery Barcelona


2007: 
Leyp Exhibition Sneaker Addicts, Maassilo Rotterdam Netherlands


2006: 
Reading The Drawing: Narrative in contemporary art en comics, galerie Sign Groningen, Netherlands 
RaiseUp Vol. 2, A.D.M. Project, Hollywood, Los Angeles, United States 
RaiseUp Vol. 2., C. Emerson Fine Arts Gallery, St. Petersburg Florida, United States 
RaiseUp Vol. 2., Omy Gallery, Toronto Canada 
Blowjob Selectie, Stripdagen Haarlem 2006, Nieuwe Vide Artspace Haarlem, Netherlands 
Deconstructing Illustration, Amsterdam International Fashion Week 2006, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam Netherlands 
Draw local. Think European, Frankfurter Buchmesse Germany
STIK, Cultuursalon Kunst & Cultuur Overijssel, Zwolle Netherlands


2005: 
RaiseUp Vol.1, Covivant Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa Florida, United States
Basefield, Chapel Gallery, Melbourne Australia
Soundads, 11 restaurant_bar_club, Amsterdam Netherlands 
Inclusion in Studio Route 2005 with Atelier Klopper, Made in Arnhem, Arnhem Netherlands

2004:
Curvy, Somawo Gallery Sydney, Austraila
Dutch Design Awards 2004 Selection, INIT Amsterdam, Netherlands

2003:
Character Building, Punct Tilburg, Netherlands

2002:
illuminated sign exhibition "Citylights" Off Corso, Rotterdam Netherlands
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Solo exhibit:

2013:
Kloostergangen/Refter, Town Hall, Haarlem Netherlands

2011:
Tenue de Nîmes 3 year anniversary, Elandsgracht 60, Amsterdam Netherlands

2006: 
Blue Blood Concept Store, P.C. Hooftstraat 142, Amsterdam Netherlands

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Publications:

2011: 
Visual Stories, die Gestalten Verlag Berlin Germany
Council of Haarlem, annual report
International Dictionary of Artists, World Wide Art Books, Santa Barbara, California United States
Journal de Nîmes, European Issue, Tenue de Nîmes, Amsterdam Netherlands

2009: 
Faesthetic issue 13, UPSO, United States 
Nieuwe Revu, collaboration with political cartoonists Bas van der Schot and Trik, reporting the Obama inauguration 
Washington DC

2008:
Illusive 2, Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Made In Holland; Dutch design issue
Le Cool, weird and wonderful guide to Amsterdam, Lava Studio Amsterdam Netherlands
The Keywords on Visual Arts in Netherlands, IDEAfried Studio, Taiwan
Blaadje 4, Dutch magazine (annual magazine by and for people working in the magazine industry), Totempaal Media

2007: 
Semipermanent 07, Design Is Kinky, Australia
De Fish streetart magazine issue 9, Domensino Media Belgium
De Fish streetart magazine issue 10, Domensino Media Belgium

2006:
Draw local. Think European, Illustrator Organisation Germany
Faesthetic issue 6, UPSO United States
Semipermanent 06, Design Is Kinky Australia
RaiseUp Vol.2, Upscene Magazine Florida United States
LeBook London, photography/illustration issue

2005: 
The Great Escape, Die Gestalten Verlag Berlin, Germany
Beautiful Decay, issue K, Culver City United States
Curvy 2, Yen magazine Australia

2004:
Curvy, Yean Magazine, Australia
Credits, illustrator issue + calendar
Annual report Fonds BKVB
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Other activities:

2007-2009: committee BNO (Organisation for Dutch Designers) illustration platform 
2007-2009: Organisation Nieuwe Garde Arnhem 
2005-2009: feedback given on presented portfolios during BNO events
2011: Member of the board Nieuwe Vide Studio's & Artspace foundation, Haarlem Netherlands

2011: Member committee of Cultural Environment Nieuwe Vide (organizing cultural events with Nieuwe Vide Studios) 
Haarlem Netherlands





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