2010 – 2014  Willem de Kooning Academy, Bachelor of Fine Arts

2002 – 2006  Willem de Kooning Academy, Bachelor of Arts in Education

2000 – 2001  Lingua assistant, North Lancing School, Lancing, UK

1996 – 2000  Hogeschool Rotterdam, Bachelor of English in Education

1999              Bath Spa University, Socrates programme English literature, Bath, UK



Other activities


Committee member Research&Development subsidy (O&O subsidie) at the Centre of Visual Arts Rotterdam (CBK Rotterdam)


Peer coaching of exchange graduation student of Fine Arts at Willem de Kooning Academy





Een moment, nu: Mo(nu)ment – Arte Concordia – group, Rotterdam

Notes of tactility – Assembled by Root – solo, Rotterdam

Aftershow  Masters of Rotterdam – Gallery Deelen Art – group, Rotterdam 

Masters of Rotterdam at North Sea Jazz – group, Rotterdam

KunstRAI artfair, Assembled by Root – group, Amsterdam

Matter of time – Cacaofabriek – group, Helmond

The New Current – Assembled by Root and FLTR projectspace – group, Rotterdam

Court of Justice building B – solo, Rotterdam

I was ever here – Foundation Mesh – duo with Sergej Vutuc, Rotterdam

Masters of Rotterdam – WTC Rotterdam Art Gallery – group, Rotterdam



Fragments of Time – Studio Seine – solo, Rotterdam

Ladekastproject – PHŒBUS•Rotterdam – group, Rotterdam

Why not now? – Assembled by Root – group, Rotterdam

Route du Nord – group, Rotterdam, curated by CBK Rotterdam

Minimalism in architectural spaces – Fringe Arts Bath – group, Bath-UK

In This Moment – Assembled by Root – group, Rotterdam

Root finds home – Assembled by Root  – group, Rotterdam



WTC Rotterdam Art Gallery – duo with Ton van Os, Rotterdam

Art The Hague artfair, Vonkel – group, The Hague

INSIDE|OUTSIDE – Assembled by Root – group, Makkum

NE Studios – PARTners – group, Rotterdam

KunstRAI artfair, Vonkel – group, Amsterdam

Bath Open Art Prize – 44AD Artspace – Fringe Arts Bath – group, Bath-UK

Echoes from the Guest House, Niffo Project Space – duo with Maria Kokkonen, Rotterdam

Edition 3 – Assembled by Root – group, Rotterdam

TENT, video presentation Frame the Artist – group, Rotterdam, initiative by Showroom MAMA



De Aanschouw-meeting in public space – solo, Rotterdam, curated by Natalya Boender

The transitoriness – young talent programme, Vonkel – solo, The Hague

GLOW-Foederer Talent Award, Schellensfabriek – group e.g. Robin Gerris and Marielin Simons, Eindhoven

Art The Hague artfair, LICHTING ’14 best of graduates, Vonkel – group e.g. Klaas Jonkman, Danielle Hoogendoorn and Inez de Brauw, The Hague

Artolive Young Talent at KPMG – group, Amstelveen

LICHTING ’14 best of graduates, Vonkel – group, The Hague

The Graduates 2014, Katshoek – Willem de Kooning Academy – group, Rotterdam

Salon d’Autonome, On track 01 – group, Rotterdam



Apprentice/Master Project, Kunstpodium-T, – group e.g. Vera Gulikers, Tilburg

Boulevard of expectations, Erasmus Galerij – group, Rotterdam, initiative by Niek Verschoor and Carmen Heijmerink



BLAAK10 Academy Gallery & Store, Decemberstore, group, Rotterdam




Buning Brongers Prijs nomination


shortlisted Blooom Award

shortlisted Bath Open Art Prize, Bath, UK


Kunst aan de Dijk Prijs nomination

Foederer Talent Award nomination





Van Beek-Donner Foundation – graduation subsidy



Publication on the web

2017, Art Rotterdam Week 2017: Must Sees, 10-02-2017

2015, 41 twijfels van de jonge kunstenaar, 18-12-2015, ‘Tomorrow never knows showcase’, 22-06-2015, RAIAAF, 31-05-2015, kunstrai 2015, 28-05-2015, ‘NIFFO – Lisette Schumacher/Maria Kokkonen’, 26-05-2015, Frame the Artist, 04-03-2015

2014, 22-12-2014, ‘2014 dented out and canned – an overview’, 21-12-2014, ‘sequence 60’, 08-12-2014 , ‘Verpakking’, 08-11-2014, ‘Lichting 2014 – Willem de Kooning Academy’, 30-06-2014, ‘Graduation exhibition – Willem de Kooning Academy’, 27-06-2014

krooning graduation catalogue, 7- 2014

2013, ‘Kunstpodium-T; Apprentice/Master exhibition #2’, 14-11-2013



Publication in print


BK Informatie 2017 – 4, Activiteiten binnenland Tentoonstelling Matter of Time – Helmond – bladzijde 22

BK Informatie 2017 – 1, Activiteiten binnenland Tentoonstelling Masters of Rotterdam – bladzijde 16


De Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender (the Big Rotterdam Art Calendar)


Eenenveertig brieven van de jonge kunstenaar (Forty-one letters from the young artist), ISBN 9789079372164


 Temp.#25, ‘With the Art as King’, volume 4 2013-2014. edition 1000



Projects and Talks


Short talk on artistic practice during The New Current Rotterdam


Presentation on artistic research during Garage Cafe in Garage Rotterdam

Short talk on artistic practice during Route du Nord Rotterdam


Participation in ‘Artist in the world’, 2014/2212/0566: Lisette Schumacher [201], ongoing art project by André Smits


Project proposal exterior space ‘The Green Herald’ chosen by the commission of architects at Erasmus University, location Woudestein