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WHO IS KRISTEL NIJSKENS
I was born in 1975 in Ostend.
After living on the coast for a number of years and then growing up in Antwerp, I now live in a loft in Boom with Jan, the man of my life. That immediately explains the original name of my shop and studio. My plus son Robbe and our foster daughter L. spoil our 2 dogs Lens and Claire(-Obscure) and our cat Pixel. We couldn't beat it!
Furthermore, there are 2 things in this world that I love very much:
And beautiful things.
I am therefore a very happy woman because I can combine these two beautiful things every day.
The connection with the customer is important to me. I make them in two ways.
Art photography, art is that little bit more. Make your house a home. Making a business environment even more professional.
Portrait photography. Taking the pictures, sharing the pictures and saving the pictures is important. But even more important is protecting your best memories.
In addition to being a photographer, I am also an illustrator. I love to let my imagination run wild in order to develop your story in a graphically and visually strong way.
Do you want to know more about myself, my photography or my illustrations? Feel free to enter the store during opening hours. Coffee and tea are always available.
See you soon.
Kristel received an honorable mention at the Black and White Spider Awards in Los Angeles (USA).
You can find more information on the Spider Awards website.
Kristel received an honorable mention at the Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris. This is a worldwide photo competition in which thousands of photographers participate.
You can find more information on the Px3 website.
I love photography! You know that by now. In the few free hours I have, I like to work on free work. This can range from flower pots to long journeys. From white to color.
Feel free to visit one of the following exhibitions.
07/2021 - 09/2021 - Eté des Portraits - Bourbon-Lancy, FR
06/2021 - 09/2021 - Photo Festival 'Lens op de Mens' - Pelt, BE
07/2020 - 'Kik' - Art in Kalmthout - Kalmthout, BE
10/2019 - 11/2019 - L'été Indien des Portraits - Sanary Sur Mer, FR
06/2019 - 09/2019 - Photo festival 'Lens op de Mens' - Pelt, BE
01/2019 - 03/2019 - 'Man in a Frame' - CC Mechelen - Mechelen, BE
10/2018 - 01/2019 - 'Man in a Frame' - Kaai - Boom, BE
12/2018 - 01/2019 - 'Square' Illustrations - town hall Boom, - Boom, BE
07/2018 - 10/2018 - Eté des Portraits - Bourbon-Lancy, FR
09/2018 - 10/2018 - 'Black to white' - Boom town hall, - Boom, BE
03/2018 - 'Man in a Frame' - Kia Vermant - Aartselaar, BE
03/2018 - 'relevations by abstraction' - Velinx - Tongeren, BE
06/2017 - 09/2017 - Photo Festival 'Lens op de Mens' - Overpelt, BE
06/2017 - 07/2017 - Factum Gallery - Puurs, BE
12/2016 - 02/2017 - C@W - Grimbergen, BE
08/2016 - 05/2017 - Oude Vismijn - Ghent, BE
08/2016 - 11/2016 - Syneton - Puurs, BE
07/2016 - 09/2016 - Eté des Portraits - Bourbon-Lancy, FR
06/2015 - 01/2016 - Antwerp Experience Home - Antwerp, BE
10/2015 - 11/2015 - International Digital Photo Art Exhibition - Lishui, China
01/2015 - 05/2016 - Brussels Airport - Brussels, BE
04/2015 - 06/2015 - Nylonfabrik/Kove - Sint-Niklaas, BE
09/2014 - 10 /2014 - Colorfool - Mechelen, Be
07/2014 - 09/2014 - Eté des Portraits - Bourbon-Lancy, FR
02/2013 - 09/2014 - The Sleep Boutique - Borgerhout, BE
11/2011 - Crossover - Roots13 - CC Merksem, BE
09/2010 - Art Wear - Middelheim Museum - Antwerp, BE
08/2009 - Chess - Private Expo - Antwerp, BE
11/2008 - Crossover - CC Merksem, BE
11/2007 - EYE 5 - Atab Gallery - Antwerp, BE
06/2007 - Academy - Temse, BE
09/2007 - International Photography Festival – Pingyao, China
06/2007 - CC Ter Dilft - Bornem, BE
10/2006 - sensational - Heffen, BE
Temse Academy, BE, Photo art, 2004-2012
Academy Mechelen, BE, Painting, 2016-2017
Academy of Mechelen, Illustration/Graphic Design, 2013-2020
Henry Van de Velde Antwerp, BE, Interior architect
Member of Vzw Studio
Member of the National Association of Professional Photographers
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