Marieke’s focus on form and composition is driven by her interest in architecture and nature.
Working from her own photographs and often incorporating found objects, Marieke’s architectural oriented work reflects the building style of the country in which she resides.
Having lived in many countries, including France, Singapore, Indonesia and Japan, Marieke’s work captures a wide variety of cultures, yet retains a signature style founded in spatial relationships and well balanced compositions.
Marieke did her formal art training in the Netherlands, supplemented by a Master’s degree in
Art Education from Kutztown University, Pa.
Her pieces have been purchased by many individuals as well as companies, galleries and museums.
Marieke taught at many schools, including the prestigious Glassell School of Art in Houston.
She resides in Davis, California, where she teaches at the Craft Center of the University of California, Davis.