Will Kellermann

Nickname: Willemine
Country: Netherlands - Role: Artist

Behind the signature, lives a very special artist in The Netherlands. She combines her longing for beauty with her untiring urge to travel.
A significant aspect of her work is her use of colour. "I seek my subjects in nature and bring the natural colour pigments to life in my paintings. I also love to paint "en plein air", where inspiration is all around me".

She won the 1st prize, "Plein Air Painting Award in 2012 and her painting was bought by the State Art Collection 's-Graveland. She undertakes painting trips throughout Europe, with an international group of well-known painters, like Tom Coats, Ken Howard and Paul Banning.

Since 2009 she also has a studio in the South of Portugal where the light and the authenticity of the country and its people are her inspiration.
Her Art-education she received in different Art Academies in the Netherlands and Switzerland.
She allows herself to be seduced by different painting-techniques, like Oil, Pastel, Silkcolor and especially Watercolour. "I love the way water and colour pigment interact with each other, putting the layers of transparent colours on, working in them with the paint and my brush, using different techniques and finally creating harmony and excitement in my painting".
She won many awards in USA-France-Portugal and Netherlands. Her work's been exhibited in different Galleries and Museums and has been purchased throughout the world.
Her book about her life and work ("Romantisch Avonturisme") is written in Dutch and English. 
Her paintings are impressions of "joie de vivre", painted with love, vivid colours and positive brushmarks. Her painted world's filled with a wonderful imagination<


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