Atelier van Dommelen 

By artist Liset van Dommelen

Rotterdam Netherlands or traveling around in a VW bus

                   Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself.

                                                   Nobody knows his own frontiers.                                                                      

                                                                     Louis Kahan


                                                                                                                                                                        Welcome on my website. I’m a Dutch artist who also studied dramatic arts. But I’m in the first place a wanderer, a printer, and process researcher. Fascinated by ice, silence,time ,thoughts, and nature.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

I explore things in project formats and process research.                                                                            This year (2018 / 2019) I work on a magic shirt like they appear in the 6 swans story by Grimm to reconnect with silence and to find out what such a fairytale task does with the creator.                                                                                                                               

The print technique I use to print dead animals is related to Japanese gyotaku.

I also make tree rubbings with charcoal and I developed my own type of outdoor etching with plants, or mono printing with natural dyes. But I also screenprint.

Most important to me is : that the prints I make with, are made with my hands, and reconnect me with nature. That makes it so special to me.

I will work till on food prints and look at the relation between eatable earth and other eatable inks and food presentation.

Summer 2018 we visited and documented several European wilderness parks for the European Wildenress Society. That was a very good way to co create.

Works I made during this period can be seen in Austria and Bolzano Italy in 2019

Intersted to co create ?You can contact me by sending an email to

Atelier van Dommelen is also on Instagram

As a member of CBK Rotterdam my work and info are also visible at