A story sketched


In 1991, Paul Spijkers (1961, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands) started painting. He didn't have an official education; only because he felt the urge to do so. Many years of enthousiastic watchting, reading and doing followed, always with shorter or longer intervals. Paul Spijkers experimented frequently with drawing - he stil does - and bit by bit it became clear that his style in oil-paintings moved from a figurative to an expressionistic-abstract way of doing.

As a painter, the manifestation-forms and -subjects are moving between the extremes in life - something that suits the bipolar nature of Paul.

The stability of last years unfortunately braught longer episodes of inactivity and lower productivity. Is there a dawn in the life of this artist?