Els van Asten

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Born in 1951 in Tilburg, lives and works since 1983 in The Hague in The Netherlands. She
studied at the "Koninklijke Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving" in 's-Hertogenbosch, direction

Via de "Werkschuit" in Amsterdam she landed at the "Vrije Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten" The
Hague, where she specialised in the art of screenprinting.
She has exhibited her screenprints among others in cities like Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Utrecht
and The Hague. Levi's Benelux b.v. gave her an assignment to make a series of screenprints with
as subject "Jeans Art".
Screenprints have been bought by enterprises as well as private persons.

Since 1995 she specialises in painting with acrylic on cotton.
Her paintings find their origin in the artist being a woman and the ideas of being imprisoned
existence; the housewife (mother) at home (with her kids),the working woman planning and
making her career. Not for nothing one of her paintings is named "Jail".
As a painter, she has been acknowledged, since July 1st 1997, by HCBK Stroom , as a professional
visual artist.
Next to her free works she also accepts assignments.
Studios of Els van Asten

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