Curriculum Vitae

1988-1993 Bachelor of Art, Jewellery Design
The Academy of Fine Art, Maastricht (ABKM) the Netherlands.
1991-1992 Kerstin Öhlin-Lejonklou -Traineeperiod in Östersund, Sweden
2006 Yolanda Nieuwboer intro + enameling on silverclay NL
2007 Lisa Cain – MCSJ technique + teaching with PMC UK
2008 Robert Dancik masterclass “Cold Connections” UK
2010 Hadar Jacobson bronze-copper-steel clay NL
2011 Ruudt Peters/Estela Saez workshop “Now Breath” NL
2012 Mark McGuinness “Pathfinder” & “Roadmap” – business course

1995 – 2005 Grafical designer
2004 – 2020 Establish my business De Zilveren Akelei: grafical & jewellery work
2009 – now Teaching Metal Clay courses
2010 dec Launch my brand La Leipsig Jewels with webshop
2013 – 2020 Blogger op:
2018 – now Blogger op:
2018 – 2021 Mede oprichter

2007 jul 2nd price “Small treasures” European PMC competion, London, UK
2014 mrt Finalist metalclay category Saul Bell Award, USA

2010 jan Art Jewelry MagazineCeramic Decals on Fine silver” (7 p.) USA
2011 nov CraftcastAdding custom color Design to Metal Clay” online class
2012 okt Metal Clay Today featured artist – fall issue (4 p.) USA
2013 jan Art Jewelry Magazine: “Textures with Lasercut Patterns” (6 p.) USA
2014 april Metal Clay Artist Magazine featured artist (4 p.) CAN
2016 may Santa Fe Symposium Proceedings: “Metalclay in a new Light” (15 p.) USA
2020 aug AMCAW 20-gram Tutorial “Deceptively Simple

2008 july “Ceramic Decals on fine silver” PMC conference Purdue, USA
(PMC = Precious Metal Clay)
2009 jul “Ceramic Decals on fine silver” PMC conference in Bristol, UK
2012 jun “Process as Design Tool” PMC conference Cincinati, USA
2014 apr “Process as Design Tool” IPCA (Int. Polymer Clay Association) conference, MALTA
2016 may “One-of-a-kind to Mass Production: Metalclay in a new Light” Santa Fe Symposium in Albuquerque, USA