My month in a view: December 2022

🇬🇧 December, as always the busiest month of the year: Even more creativity in the shelter. Two exhibitions of the children in the art classes. Decorating my studio – it’s going to be beautiful! Several beautiful creative projects for Guusje! Of course preparing for and celebrating the holidays. […]

My month in a view: November 2022

🇬🇧 What a month! Building my own studio, painting pumpkins, volunteering for refugees and organising creative activities, celebrating our Dutch holidays Sint Maarten and Sinterklaas, finishing my family photo yearbooks, volunteering kids crafts in our library, finally painting again and new assignments for parrot portraits… I can say […]

Creative activities for refugees

🇬🇧 I’ve already spent a few wonderful days crafting with the refugees in our village! As soon as I can, I visit and take several creative activities with me. I gave all children their own portfolio (a file with empty sheets) in which they can draw and craft […]

Refugee crisis emergency shelter

🇬🇧 This has nothing to do with art (not yet, just wait) but this week we got a refugee crisis emergency shelter in our town. I decided to take a look at the walk-in they organised.  The place is sober, but neat. They did their best to make […]