Mariken Heijwegen

Mariken Heijwegen

All my work comes from unknown places in my head

After I finished the KABK in The Hague, in the direction of Fashion and Textiles, I became a stylist and ended up as a teacher of arts on an highschool in Rotterdam.

My passion for painting is my way of expressing my feelings. My hands help me transform my thoughts on the canvas. 
I often paint on wood because it is a great hard and matte material. 

I paint heads. An awful lot happens in a head and no one knows, except you, what's going on there. Sometimes it is dark, scary, filled with fears and doubts, obstacles and everything that is human and for which man is ashamed. I want to break that taboo by telling about it through my work.

My work in Instagram: art.by.mariken

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