After more than a decade as co-owner and chef of a restaurant in Amsterdam I felt the need for a change in direction. I decided to direct the creativity of cooking into something visual - art was always a passion - and decided to follow my dream and have spent the last twenty years creating wearable art. In the beginning I did not think of clothing and I started with silk paintings, holding exhibitions and taking stalls in art markets. A chance meeting with a boutique owner took me on an educational and creative journey leading me into the world of tailoring and fabric design. This site shows a modest selection of my work