Jaap Drost (The Netherlands, 1949)



Art Education (1968-1975)

-  School of Graphic Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands

-  Academy of Art, Basel, Switzerland


Work period in the Netherlands (1976-1981)

Designer, Group Publicity Department,

Nationale-Nederlanden Company, The Hague


Work period in the USA (1981-1984)

Associate professor of art, Louisiana State University

Guest lecturer Lamar University, Texas


Work period in Indonesia (1985-1988)

Consultant/professor at the National Training Centre

for art education, Yogyakarta, Java


Autonomous Fine Artist (1989-present)

Paintings in mixed media on canvas and panel;

drawings and paintings on paper.

Periods of figuration and abstraction alternate.

A wide variety of work has been purchased by

individuals, institutions and companies.



Jaap Drost currently lives in Amersfoort (The Netherlands) where he also has his studio.