Basic information about Jeroen Carelse

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On this page you find Basic information about Jeroen Carelse. I am mostly interested in painting, photography and other creative endeavours. In 2018, I thought I would focus on consciousness research but decided to stop that and reasons can be found at this page.

Much about who I am or how I act can be distilled from my Big Five personality assessment pages. My posts document my process and, I am not that much interested in the technical end result. If it is good it is good, if not, well so be it. What I am interested about is telling my story as good as I can. Both the technique and the story telling requires time and effort to get it right. I am working on it.

This is me when I was around two years old.

I must have been around the age of two or three when I said to my mother “I want to create beautiful surroundings for people“. Have I succeeded? At around the mid-point of my life I can say I had a pretty messy start, but I am on my way now. My interpretation at this stage is that I should express myself in paintings and other visual forms. In contrary to my previous life (career) what I do now gives me tremendous energy whereas before I felt drained at the end of the day.

My work in the past

Through clicking on this link you can find out about my detailed work history

My company

Carelse Ay

Pappilanniementie 18
13880 Hattula
VAT: FI1543137-2

My education

After my high school, I spent some years doing the odd bits of work before I entered the Willem de Kooning (Kunstakademie Rotterdam – interior design). My time at this institution was short-lived and I got to hear “to follow as a sheep or find another school”. And, so I went to do the odd jobs only to find my favourite school: Gerrit Rietveld Akademie (industrial design). I left in my third year with a BA in Industrial Design to the University of Applied Arts in Helsinki (Design Leadership) which is now Aalto University.

As a painter I am self taught. During my art education I have enjoyed perhaps 3 or 4 paint courses of all sorts.

And my non-affiliations

I am not affiliated with any political party or politically oriented group. Nor do I do religions and I generally do not care much for belief systems. Memberships or hierarchical organizations is not my thing.

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