Local artist inspires NYC componist – Waddinxveen Either she has very good connections, her work stands out or she does something else very well; 45-year-old Elise Eekhout is making good progress as an artist with a studio in the former Bethel school on the Heggewinde in Waddinxveen and even manages to stand out abroad. Nicole Lamers “It can’t be connections, […]
During a quarantine due to covid contamination, Elise Eekhout was approached by Margin Alexander, a New York City-based composer and pianist. One of her works of art inspired him so much that he invited her as a source of inspiration for his next concert on December 21, “December, a Blank Canvas to my Piano”. Elise Eekhout is known for the […]
I have the honor of being invited as a guest artists for the exhibition ‘Art Oasis’. The National Annual Art Exhibition in the Rajasthan Lalit Kaka Academy in Jaipur, India. Several newspapers have paid attention to this unique opportunity to exhibit internationally. Ik heb de eer om uitgenodigd te zijn als gastkunstenaar voor ‘Art Oasis’. De National Annual Art Exhibition […]
I have had the honor of being invited by Prof.(Dr)Pintu Mishra as a guest artists for the exhibition in the Raja Ravi Varma Art Gallery in Meerut, India. In this difficult time, art offers comfort and hope. At the same time, art offers the opportunity to reflect and confront society. This exhibition in the Raja Ravi Varma Art Gallery is not only […]
I asked my followers on Instagram and Facebook to vote for my painting that entered the contest ‘Painting of the Year’. A lot of my followers did do so, for which I am very grateful. But I never showed the painting properly. So, I’m going to show you the painting and tell you why I made this painting and what my inspiration was.
My son has colorblindness and therefore thinks the painting with the yellow and orange flowers is 'boring'. With the help of my son and a special app, I will make the same kind of flower painting but with different colors. Colors that are beautiful for someone with red / green color blindness. Colors that stand out and attracts attention. At the same time I will tell you more about colorblindness.
It is wonderful to paint from a feeling, even if this feeling isn’t a happy feeling. During the spring corona lockdown, I kept a diary. Before I started painting, I read a number of passages in my diary. The feeling of that strange, uncertain period therefore forms the basis for this painting.
People always ask me what I wrote in my painting. Usually I only tell what book inspired me. I want people to make their own story, not to adapt mine. But for once I will quote some of the texts I wrote.
Part of the Storie-series was made during corona-lockdown. These are the Corona-Stories:
Longing to go Outside'.
The influence of the environment always plays a role in the creation of art. This unique period also leaves its mark in the arts.