work experience

Production Assistant for the project “de Noordelingen” for photographer Kees Tabak

Received a BA Propaedeutic Certification from the Amsterdam Academy of the Arts/ AHK in art education
- Internship: IVKO High School for individual, artistic education in the film and photography department. During my internship many students were nominated and one student won first prize at the NFFS (National film festival for young students).
- Internship: WSV Elementary School
- Internship 3: Amsterdams Lyceum 5e Gymnasium
- Research: Parson’s Theory of Art Perception
Participated in youth activities at the Cobra Museum in Amstelveen
Voice over for virtual character on internet voor artist Marja van Putten
Casted for Casting Agency 5UND50 Frankfurt

Completed training for Technika 10 Amsterdam (Techniekeducatie for children) and work as instructor
Coordinated with Rudolf Kempers for the “Kunst Week” at the Roos Elementary School in Amsterdam
Exhibition “Niet Aaien” (Fund Raising for “de CLiCK”)
Performance with “cyber musical dog”, a video collage “chronological tribute to my artistic inspiration” and a documentary of the making of the auctioned group painting for the Exhibition

“Women In Paradise” in Paradiso Amsterdam Wrote theme song with video for event

Produce and import olive oil from our family farm in Abruzzo Italy. Graphic design and promotion for the company name “l’olio e l’orso” translated “the oil and the bear”, referring to the superior virgin olive oil and native bears of the region.

Became Art Editor for “Cult TV” a local television program for Amsterdam Culture
Coordinated a project for the Amsterdams Lyceum allowing two students to conduct an interview and make a short item of the exhibition in the Beurs van Berlage “Bodies” that was also aired on Cult TV.
“Women In Paradise” in Paradiso Amsterdam
Wrote theme song with video for event and presented
”Eve’s Lost Paradise” a series of my own short films.
Brainstorming for “EXPAT” an Internet TV program in progress
Wrote theme song and performed it live for Villa Bloem’s new party “Night Clubbing”

Graduation Project for the WSV Elementary School
- Made video portraits of graduates titled “what shall I do” and made a DVD collection of all the plays performed by that group from their first year to the last at the WSV
- Coordinated a project with Thea Brüggen artist / teacher WSV), assisted by parents of the graduating class to produce colorful, traditional Japanese bound books, bundling photographs of the students and teachers plus essays written by the children over their future expectations.
Became an interviewer for Cult TV Amsterdam, a local cultural television program for Amsterdam
Funky Frozen Fever/ Villa Bloem Wageningen
coordination of performances and décor for the party along with a live performance of the theme song and video I made for the occasion

“Boots From The Woods” Exhibition
Personalized wooden clog exhibition made by artists and illustrators in Café Cantine Amsterdam

"De Droom Doos" video installation Project for students of The WSV Elementary School
My voice was recorded for commercials for:
“Dolfijn Radio” in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
Red Bull Festivals, Fristi etc.
Received training for start-team at the first MAC Pro-Store A’dam

Exhibition Klub Koe #6 with short films

Gave a lecture and presentation to tour managers in the Okura Hotel on appearance and the correct use of make-up in theory as well as how to purchase the correct products for personal use.
Henk Westbroek - Liefddesconcert
Documented the band in Curacao during their tour and collected film material and images to make the background projections to accompany the musical theater tour in The Netherlands and made photography for the tour poster
Assisted Art Projects and lessons at the WSV Elementary School in Amsterdam

Acting role in Wim T. Schippers “We zijn weer thuis” as “ Titia Klein”, a weekly character

Became a freelance Hair and make-up artist for fashion and commercial photography.
Acting role in VARA television children production Omgekeerde Wereld as “Kroelliepoellieplofkonijntje”
Acting role in the short film “Airmail”

Record contract for Solo single “Forget about N.Y.”
- self composed lyrics
- self designed costumes for video
- national radio and television promotion
- Newspaper interviews, Oor and on Ronflonflon avec Jacques Plafond

Back up vocals for “Richenel”
- television and promotion
Acting role in Wim T. Schippers T.V. film “De bruine jurk”

“Hair and make-up artist for Euro Model, The Boekers, Ulla Models, The Kids

Became a member and co-managed “De Witte Wiven” (female mime/performing arts group) and participated in The Oerol Festival in 1988
Became manager of Studio Kappers Amsterdam (Hair Salon)
Freelance modeling and acting:
- First women on the cover of “Big Twin” motorcycle magazine, totally dressed and on her own motorcycle
- Lead role in C&A commercial as motorcyclist
- Lead role in a Bovag commercial as motorcyclist
Modeled for motorcycle fashion shoots for diverse advertisements for magazines including “Leertent”
My voice was recorded for commercials
Made guest appearances on radio programs as different characters some with self written songs on Ronflonflon avec Jacques Plafond (Wim T’Schippers) and Radio Eskimo Amsterdam (Pirate Radio Station)
Began “Los Enfantilos” jazz band (lead vocalist)
Organized and produced “Who the Hell is Sinter Klaas ” Party (500 guests and seven acts incl. “Los Enfantillos”)

Hairdresser position at Studio Kappers (Hair Salon)

Hairdresser position at Adam’s West Hair Salon and Barber Shop in Greenwich Village N.Y.

Hairdresser position at Vidal Sassoon Fifth Avenue Hair Salon

Apprentice Hairdresser at the Carlyle Hotel Salon Madison Ave.

Apprentice at Connection Hairdressers in Astoria Queens N.Y.
City Bank Central Area Office 36 Street in N.Y.C.
- Personnel and Complaint Department
- Operated computers for data management
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