AnneMieke Louwerens

AML was born in 1957 as a daughter of a geologist in Bogota, Columbia. As a child she lived in Algeria, Australia and Brunei and came to the Netherlands to study. She attended the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in the Hague (KABK) from 1974 until 1979. In 1979 she went to New York. Initially she continued to make art and to study printmaking. To make a living she became involved in fashion, slowly abandoning her art career. In 1995 she returned to the Netherlands and decided to go back to her art roots. From 2008 until 2016 she was initiator of a project called VITRINE. Since 2015 she is a part time teacher in the Fine arts dept. of the KABK. AML lives and works in The Hague. She is married to John den Exter and mother of 2 sons. color, design, installation, juxtaposing, composition, structures, ceramics, color advise, fabrics, frames, fashion, style, painting, collage, waste, wall designs, plastic bags, hangers, collecting, markers, tape, paper bags, circles, stripes, plaids, curating, re-use, pens, paper, archive