Ruigrok (1954) starts to paint with oil paint when he is 11 years old and studies at the FA Schools- international. In the nineties he works and lives with his family in Southern California and wins ‘La Jolla Fine Art Price’ and receives the ‘Niche-Award’. He exhibited at: Trios Gallery, Los Manos, Escondido municipal Gallery etc.
In 2008 he starts galerie PLAN4 in Lisse together with Iet Langeveld, Dorte Rasmussen and Eliza Kopeck. In 2018 together with Iet Langeveld he buys ‘de Oude School’ (Heereweg 253, Lisse), where they work and make music.
To see his work: www.divertissimo.com