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in coming november 2015 issue of well known magazine Pratique des Arts!!

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Publication in the  masters of the world IWS   2015-2016!



In Fabriano with IWS committee two awards for making a free work!





red,yellow and blue, New YorkJPG paris sunset, canon  


Exhibition Ashok Jain Gallery New York 29th of  june until 24th of july


10 july..plein air painting in my village..

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from 17 th july IWS exhibition in Varna, traveling one year in famous galleries.


7 th january 2017…exhibition of 37 th anniversary of Ashok Jain gallery New York




20 april 2017 representative the Netherlands in Fabriano


Urbino 24 april-24 may



Juli 2017, publication Masters of Paintings, vol 1, Art Galaxie


Opening World Wide Watercolor, Hollerød,Denmark 15 august 2017



from mid september for sale in gallery Carre d’artistes den Haag…40 of my works…!


Hahnemuhle 2018 calendar prize!


new exhibition from 23 dec 2017-18 feb 2018 with 23 of my works

24 feb Honorable Award IWS Pakistan!

4 th. edition of featured work “whale hunter”


Finalist in GAWA International Contest!


Appreciation award IWS Czech

Finalist with “romance in IWS Canada 2018

From Oktober: selling by Carre d’Artistes Madrid.


Finalist International Watercolor Contest galleria d’Esdé, Cagliari, Sardegna


Honorable Special Exhibition Award for the International Watercolor Contest of galleria d’Esdé 2018


Two of my works choosen (and one used for flyer) for the Art Expo New York 4-7 april 2019

            First Prize in GAWA contest!! 15 june 2019

Publication in Art of Watercolor  and l’Art de l’Aquarelle sep 2019

Personal Tintoretto brushes kit…oktober 2019

Official Jury member of Watercolorium/ Eurasian Art Union

Finalist Galeria Esdé contest 2019

Silver Award for ” Abandoned” Mondial Art Academy 2019

Nomination Biennale International Prize “Fabriano Watercolor 2020”

5 th place in World Watercolor Master Contest

Special Award in Step by Step 2020

Special Award “Step by Step” ,Poland

Publication in the magazine “Acuarelas ” nov 2020

Nomination “Painting of the Year 2020”

Three of my paintings public voted in top 100 Art of Watercolor magazine dec 2020

Third place in member exhibition of San Diego Watercolor Society feb 2021

 Highly Commended Award and finalist of the International Watercolor Masters of 2021

Excellence Award in the Aquarelle Pyrénéenne april 2021

Publication of 3 works in the Golden Edition of “Step By Step”.

June 2021  in the Art of Watercolor: Three high public voted works in the top 100 and an article about my Marine Paintings

Second Prize San Diego Watercolor Society member exhibition august 

Introduction Master”s choice : Baohong paper

Honorable Award Mini Watercolor Kiev
Certificate of Recognition Brand Ambassador Daniel Smith

Pursuit of Excellence Award top 200 for ” Autumn Sun Terschelling”

Top 20 Award of Excellence 2022 (selected from 2350 works)


Nomination Fabriano Watercolour 2022 International Prize

Special Mention of Jury in Fabriano Watercolour International Prize 2022

Top 20 Excellence Award A peaceful World okt/nov 2022

Second Prize “With Watercolor in the Heart” ,Gdansk “Step by Step”

Third Prize in Freedom Ukrain 2022

Publication in Art of Watercolor : Amsterdamøya dec. 2022

My new book is there: Catch the Light ( € 25 ) , a 106 paged colorful book!

Demo at IWS Holland meeting Day 

Selected for the Japan Nadeshiko Watercolor Triennale 2023

Top 30 Excellence Award Exposition Internationale d’Aquarelles

3 rd Price in IWS AG Santiago

Selected for the NWS International Watercolor exhibition!

Selected for the 43 rd San Diego International Watercolor Exhibition!

Our great Masters of Watercolor 2023 Event !!

Article about Catch the Light in the  Kunstenaar  magazine..

Selected for the 44th Annual International Juried Exhibition for the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society  Sep 23- November 4

Selected with “Timeless”  for the NWS?RSW 2024 International Exchange Exhibition, but beyond this with 40 artists in the famous Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh from January 6 – February 10 2024