"Grown up in Laren my first memory was, still being a toddler, my sisters looking at me being the new kid."
She moved to Amsterdam when she was 17 and started studying Social and Cultural sciences followed by Management at the VU.
Finally, five years ago she decided to follow her creative passion, and now she is a successful conceptual artist working with glass and making two-dimensional compositions of Tiffany glass, mirror glass and gold leaf. Within two years she showed her collection at the PAN and in Milan at the “Masterly, The Dutch in Milano” where she gained international recognition for her work.
Sylvia-Monique’s big hairy audacious goal is to exhibit at the TEFAF within five years.
Her favorite holiday spot is, of course, Surinam the country where her mother Ivan lives a few months a year. She talks to her mother on a daily bases enjoying each others company going for long walks.
She loves her mother for many remarkable qualities. One of which is her unconditional devotion to her family.
She is most proud of her two beautiful daughters.
And although she would choose the color fuchsia pink over any color, she appreciates the classic elegance of pitch black.
Black, by FERAGGIO, for you.