Since I can remember, I've always felt a lot of pleasure

                         when I create things that express my dreams and fascinations. 

                        That feeling followed me until today. The endless moments of

                        drawing at my parental home, what I often did together with

                         my sister, formed the fundament of my ambition to live my

                         life as an artist. I wanted to be an illustrator, a film director,      

                         an animator, a prop maker, but now I realize there's no

                        need to categorize myself. Maybe is an "allround artist"

                       also a category?

                      Anyway, art always came across my path. 

                   In March 2019, the initials 'lvb' were no longer only a

                signature that I added to a finished artwork. They formed

             the name of my own art practice. lvb art means passion,

          professionality, quality above quantity, authenticity, plea-

       sure, variety, experiment. But especially: catching the

     soul of animals into impressive, handmade artworks

   that come alive in a unique way. The autonomous

  part of lvb art mainly highlights the

relationship between humans and

  animals and the tension between

 nature and artificiality. These works

  are often characterized by their

 surreal, imaginative accents and

     playful aspects, which invite

       to discuss everyday sub-

         jects and personal



                 most exciting

            thing in my life is to

         believe in adventures that

      can change my point of view, 

    even if I am a bit afraid of them.

 To give the inner child in me room to observe the world more purely and also to bring magic in common things.

We can be puppets of our own life,  but life can also be a puppet for us. 

It's just how you decide to look upon    the things that surround you.

"Experience changes


Lisanne van Brakel signature

December 2019

Lisanne Thérèse Christina van Brakel

Born 6 May 1991, Uden (NL)

                                                               Nominations / Prizes:

                      2019: Nominated for Pixi Books Illustration Contest (NL)                                2018: St. Joost Penning, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL)

                       2018: JBMVMJPEDWVDG-prize, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL)


  • 2014 - 2018: AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL), Fine Arts                                                                       

  • 2010 - 2014: Helicon Opleidingen, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL), Hand & Design / Specialist Nature & Design

  • 2008 - 2010: De Eindhovense School / Sint Lucas, Eindhoven (NL), Printmedia Screen Printing

  • 2004 - 2008: Udens College, Uden (NL), VMBO Base, Painting & Publicity


  • 2019, October 2: TEDxBreda, Podium Bloos, Breda (NL), theme 'Imagine Reality', a collaboration project with the                                               emphasis on the design and realisation of the artistic side programme of the event

  • 2019, September 15 - November 10: GAlandART, Hamont-Achel (BE), theme 'Rippereren'

  • 2018, November 16 - 26: Bosch Drawing Festival, Werkwarenhuis, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL), theme 'De Vuile Was'

  • 2018, September 14 - 16: Destillaat #20, Extrapool, Nijmegen (NL)

  • 2018, July 27 - 28: Arty Party, Melkweg, Amsterdam (NL)

  • 2018, July 6 - 8: Summer Symphony, Merwesteinpark, Dordrecht (NL)

  • 2018, June 30 - July 4: C-Section: The Musical, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL), Fine Arts graduation show as a part of                                                     'Launch 2018'

  • 2018, April 26: Baby Shower / Artist Talks, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL)

  • 2018, March 31: Full Moon Performances, Drie Mollen Project, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL)

  • 2018, March 9 - 11: Moving Futures, Podium Bloos, Breda (NL)

  • 2018, February 22: N.I.P.T. / Artist Talks, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL)

  • 2018, January 19 - 21: Floyd Firestone & The Ultrasonic Gang from The Other Side, De Fabriek, Eindhoven (NL), a colla-                                             boration project with Fine Art students of AKV St. Joost Breda and AKV St. Joost 's-Hertogenbosch

  • 2017, December 18 - 22: In Blijde Verwachting, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL), an exhibition during the closing hours of the art                                       academy

  • 2017, October 3: Book presentation 'Koko en Spriet in de Kleuterklas', De Dompelaar, Elsendorp (NL), a collaboration                                          project with Ellen van den Bos

  • 2017, September 30: Art Night, Jeroen Bosch Tuin, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL)

  • 2017, September 7 - 10: L.A. Breda, Kunsthuis, Minister Kanstraat, Breda (NL), a collaboration project with Podium Bloos                                          and students of AKV St. Joost Breda

  • 2017, June 26 - July 8: Performance Masterclass - This is Live! The Poetic in Performance Art / P.S., IPA and PAS,                                           Quartair, Den Haag (NL)

  • 2017, June 1: Manifestations, Drie Mollen Project, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL), a collaboration project with Fine Arts students                                            of AKV St. Joost Breda

  • 2017, April 7: Artist Talks, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL)

  • 2017, January 13 - 15: Frisbee, WORM, Rotterdam (NL), exhibition as a part of the minor Arts & Interaction

  • 2016, November 26: Crafts Open Day / Het Ambachtshuis Brabant, Drie Mollen Project, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL)

  • 2016, October 8 - 30: The Big Draw - Unframed! / STeC, Kruithuis, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL)

  • 2016, October 17 - 20: Inter'aksi, AKV. St. Joost, Breda (NL), exhibition as a part of the minor Arts & Interaction

  • 2016, September 4: Haaren in Picture & Sound, Haaren (NL)

  • 2016, July 30: Summer Carnival, Rotterdam (NL), a collaboration project with Mette Sterre, Bart Stuart, Klaar van der                                             Lippe, All You Can Art Summerschool, TENT Rotterdam, Instituto Buena Bista and Kunsthal Rotterdam

  • 2016, January 21 - 23: Vieze Vloer, AKV St. Joost, Breda (NL)

  • 2014, June 19 - 21: Bosch Parade, De Dommel, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL), a collaboration project with Anton Schrauwen in the                                     name of 'Lisant Productions', from which different 'Lisant' projects continued until 2018

  • 2014, June 6: Dieraden, PK14, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL), Hand & Design graduation show as a part of an internship period                                           at Orefario Edelsmeden