Lambert Oostrum
man, born 01-04-1955 in Schiedam, the Netherlands
1982-1986, Royal Academy of Arts, Den Haag, the Netherlands
department: painting, drawing, design, degree 1986
worked and lived until 2007 as an artist in Rotterdam in the Netherlands
works and lives since 2008 in Almelo in the Netherlands
1987 Winner Alfons Blomme Award
1988 workshop European Ceramic Workcentre,
's Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
Winner jury price Herman Krikhaar award 2012
Nominated for the Herman Krikhaar Art award 2015
Nominated for Art Overijssel 2016/2017


Artist Statement

I paint and draw what excites me. The new works in the portfolio are
personal experiences. I like to be inspired by the landscape in all its facets.
My paintings often begin with a picture or an idea. I see an image and want
to rediscover and re-create. I look for ways to make this happen. The choice
of the materials, the kind of carrier, and the way in which I put the paint on
the canvas plays an important role. It is like a journey. I use what I discover
and I react on what happens on the canvas.