ABOUT MARC

Marc C. Slootjes was born in 1968 in Haastrecht, a small town in the Netherlands. In his youth he started to write poems in Dutch and wrote two youth adventure books at the age of 12. The books have never have been published. Although, a few years ago Marc published two collections of his Dutch poems. At the age of 20 Marc started to write poems in English and later on he also wrote song lyrics. In 1994, Marc was cofounder of the band Aerodrome. Marc wrote the lyrics, did the backing vocals and all of the band's public relations. Marc has always liked drawing and in 1993 he started with oil paint. He didn't like the common style, so he decided not to attend art school because he wanted to create his own style. He was afraid that he would become a duplicate of the teachers. Soon he had his first exhibition in a bank building. Later that year he took his exhibits on to a larger art market. He had exhibitions in several of galleries and art fairs in New York, Vienna and several Dutch Art Shows and fairs. Exhibits in: - New York - Agora Gallery - Vienna - Gallery M - London - The Bricklane Gallery - Amsterdam - Art Fairs - Paris - The Paris Hilton Hotel - Antwerp - Art Fair - Miami - Art Fair