Tjeerd Doosje is born on april 8th 1966, Harderwijk, the Netherlands and is a selftaught portraitphotographer and retoucher.
After he graduated from highschool he studied mathematics and chemstry at the Hogeschool Utrecht to become a teacher.
He's still a mathteacher at a highschool in Almere and around 2010, he discovered portrait photography. On his highschool there was this make-up artist course and he did some mini photoshoots with the pupils. He liked this so much that he wanted to start his own photostudio in 2016.
In november 2017 he received the Andrea Mantegna Prize (Mantova, Italy) for his merits.
His photos are digitally exhibited in the Louvre, Paris, 2015 and Murcia, Spain (2014).
One of his photos was finalist in the Celeste Contemporary Art Prize 2016 and was therefore exhibited in the O.X.O. Tower Wharf, London.
His photos have been or will be published in several art books and magazines:
"The Exposure Award: The Portraiture Collection", 2015
"Summer Arts Prize 2016", Lacey Contemporary Londen, 2016
"Inspiration: International Art Book" (2016, 2017)
"International Contemporary Artists" Art Book, 2017
"Circle Quarterly Magazine", Autumn, 2017
"Contemporary Art Curator Magazine", 2017
"Circle Spotlight Magazine", 2017
"First Berliner Art Book", 2018
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