Born 1948 / Leiden, The Netherlands


1992 – 1996                 MA (Hons) Class 2.1. English Literature, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

1973 – 1974                 Postgraduate Study in Painting, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam,

the Netherlands

1972 – 1973                 Scholarship, Academia Sztuk Pienknych, Art College Kraków, Poland

1967 – 1972                 National Diploma of Art, Drawing and Printmaking, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


2014                            Grafiek Groep Bergen, the Netherlands

2014                           KCB, Kunstenaars Centrum Bergen

2008                            Member of the Central Print Council Aoteaoroa, New Zealand

2006 – 2013                 Council Member, Society of Scottish Artists(SSA)

2004                           The Society of Scottish Artists

2001                            Artist Society De Ploegh, the Netherlands

1979 – 1981                 Council Member, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland


2012                            8th International Print Symposium, Mojmírovce, Slovakia

2008                            Visiting Lecturer (mezzotint), Shri Jana Art College, Thribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

1980 – 1995                 Visiting Lecturer (mezzotint) at Art Colleges in Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands

1984 – 1987                 Lecturer in Printmaking, Dun Laogaire School of Art & Design, Dublin, Ireland

1981                            Lecturer in Printmaking, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland


2011                            Shortlisted for the Prize for Originality and Breaking Classical Boundaries, 1st International Mezzotint Festival, Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Russia

2008                            WAGON Award (Women Artist’s Group of Nepal)

2007                            Intaglio Printmakers’ Prize

1981                            1st Prize, Smith Art Gallery & Museum Stirling, Biennale Art Competition

1980                            Scottish Arts Council Award

15 solo exhibitions in the Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and New Zealand since 1977.

Participant in many major group exhibitions in Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Ireland, South Korea, the Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Taiwan and the USA.

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2015                            PostPost, Umbrella Studio, Townsville, Australia

Absence & Presence, San Francisco Book Center, USA

2014                            New Bridges 11:11, Slovakia

The secret of Mezzotint, Art of Darkness, Epreuve d’Artiste, Antwerp, Belgium

2013                            2nd International Mezzotint Festival, Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Double Vision, Satrang Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan; IMPACT 8, Dundee, Scotland

International Biennale of Miniature Prints, Alexandria, Egypt

1st International Mezzotint Festival, Yekaterinburg

Museum of Fine Arts, Russia

2010                            Double Vision, Epreuve d’Artiste, Antwerp, Belgium

1979 – 2011                 International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Lodz, Poland

2008                            Velvet, Mezzotint Exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland

2007 – 2008                 Double Vision, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; Kunstcentrum, Haarlem, the Netherlands; Siddharta Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal

1987 – 2014                 SSA Annual Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

1981 – 2012                 Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh


She lives in Edam, the Netherlands.

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