Jan.H.J Willemsen

Miniature Artist

Jan lives in Amsterdam and works in his artstudio in Dordrecht, the town where he was born on 3 march 1951

He studied journalism, and history, and after a career as a local newspaper journalist, freelance writer and antiques dealer he started to express himself visually in the early 70's and had his first exhibitions in 1975. He taught himself painting in different techniques and for the past few years,has been specialising in miniature painting.As a participant in in the Amsterdam Thorbeckeplein art market since its beginning in l985,you can find him usually every Sunday.