From January 12 to March 29, 2020 in the Upper Room of Museum Valkenburg.

Michelle Faaij was born on December 1, 1964 in Adelaide (Australia), grew up in the Netherlands and now lives in Geleen. Her motto is: “Pingo ergo sum”. I paint so I am.

She was nominated for the two annual Dutch Portrait Prize in 2017 and 2019 and her work was exhibited in Slot Zeist from September to November of that year. Michelle herself says about her work: “An image is not a copy and a painting should not look like something or someone, but must be something or someone. Only then will the work be finished, until then I will continue to work on it … ”

Read more about Michelle Faaij, the exhibition and opening times at: