About Claudi

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A wild daffodil is the beard of the sailor who would rather work in his garden than travel on the ocean for days and nights with a rough crew. A crumpled map is the dress for the girl who takes a jump and decides to be less of a control freak.

My work often combines photographical elements with drawings. These photographical elements are chosen with great care: they tell part of the story, refer to a time, place, moment in history, give a twist and add to the power of the illustration.

I work and live in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After studying English language and literature and teaching for five years at a secondary school in Amsterdam, I decided follow my dreams and applied for the popular art school the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. My exam work won the Items & Industry Prize. Since then I worked for many European magazines and companies and participated in several exhibitions.

I am mother of three wonderful kids, love Amsterdam, reading, indigo, swallows, running and soup.

My client list includes

H&M
MPG Today
Flow magazine
Sanoma
University of Amsterdam
Skins Cosmetics
Rathenau Institute
Morley (children’s apparel)
ABN Amro magazine
Alzheimer foundation (magazine)
MPG Today
Aspen Sojourner

Education

University of Amsterdam – English language and literature
Gerrit Rietveld Academy – Amsterdam – fine arts & graphic design

courses
Make Art That Sells (A & B)

Agent

Claudi is represented by Lindgren & Smith, please contact this fabulous agency for commissions in the US market.

special project

Founder & editor Gumclub

Workshops

illustration studio Claudi & Valesca
Atelier Oosterbosch, Amsterdam 2014

recent group expositions

Secret 7′ – London, 2015 & 2017
Waterworld – Atelier Oosterbosch, Amsterdam, 2017
Stranger – Galería Échale Guindas, Madrid 2017



And this … is me with Henny. My girl crush and the best picture I had of myself in the house.

Thank you for visiting my website, I hope to hear from you soon.

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