My name is Maartje (Allegonda) Ansems, I am an artist and art teacher from the Netherlands, most recently living in Ludwigsburg Germany. I studied Art and Art education at the Academie voor Beeldende Vorming in Tilburg, Netherlands and Photography at Hogeschool Sint Lukas in Brussels, Belgium. For the past twelve years, I have been working as an independant artist and photographer, both commissioned and self initiated. I am Assigned by several educational institutes, for which I develop educational material and teach photography classes to students. Currently I work on personal art projects and initiate photography and art courses for artists, private and business customers in my atelier and studio in Ludwigsburg to help them develop their own creative potential.