Annemieke van Kerkhof-Posthuma
Born and raised in the small village Bennebroek in the Netherlands, At the age of 17, Annemiek went to the Dutch capital Amsterdam to study Arts. She graduated in 1986 at the Vrije Leergangen-Vrije Universiteit and started her career as an Art teacher.
While working Annemiek did several studies and received her diploma’s for Technical Science and Visual Merchandising.
As teacher she worked at several schools and institutions in The Netherlands and on St. Maarten. She worked as a designer decorator for an event bureau, as Unit leader for persons with special needs and gave courses in painting, drawing and calligraphy. Annemiek participated in several art exhibitions in the Netherlands, the United States and the Dutch Caribbean. She works on-and -off as illustrator, decorator, stand designer/builder, makes murals and is cartoonist and court drawer for The Daily Herald newspaper.
In 2020, Annemiek started her own Art studio AMP-Design where she works for herself and gives courses in two- and three –dimensional work using a great diversity of materials.