About Karin Timmermans
Karin Timmermans was born in the Netherlands.
She worked inside the Netherlands: within multinationals, like pharmaceutical company ORGANON International: Marketing Department; HEINEKEN BREWERIES Head Office: Public Relations Dept., Customer Services; SCHREINER AVIATION daughter of KLM, Helicopter & Small plane Medical Services: Special Projects;
Outside the Netherlands: She worked in KLM office Khartoum: Administration; ABELA GROUP, Isola 2000, France, Hotels Le Chastillon & Le Pas du Loup: Manager of Rooms; SOPROGECO, France, Isola 2000, Sales & Interior Design of ski-apartments; BABA SAFA drink water distribution: Marketing; EMBASSY OF THE NETHERLANDS Beirut: ambassador’s secretary; CALLEBAUT Belgian chocolat: design of trophees; KHAN AL SABOUN, Hand-made soap of Tripoli: Marketing & Sales ABC Achrafieh
She has been a sculptor since 1996. She studied at Ecole I’nale de Beaux Arts, Le Bar-sur-Loup, Ecole Municipale de Beaux Arts de Nice (EMAP), and La Villa Thiole, sketching, drawing, painting.
She holds a BA in Fashion Design from ESMOD Beirut, Ecole Supérieure de la Mode, 2013, and MEAO school of Economy & Administration, Den Bosch 1980.
Baby boomer from 1960, she grew up in the Netherlands.
Marriage in 1986 brought her to Khartoum, Beirut, Brabant, Lisbon and Nice. This led her to meet other cultures, norms & values. Her visions of life transformed.
From the North of Europe, Africa, to the Middle-East and South Europe, one woven red thread passed through her work, and inspired her: A philosophy of life.
She has exhibited at INSOLITES MONDES d'ARTISTES, Art Contemporain Beyrouth; Sursock Museum, Achrafieh, Beirut; Galerie Espace S. Dagher; MACAM Museum, Aalita; JABAL Saïda; Symposium Aley; Symposium Jounieh; Beach Regency Hotel ABELA, Nice.