I, Olga Timmer work in visual communication like illustration, graphic design, some photography and in collaboration on film and animation. I enjoy drawing, teaching and writing of creative workshop programs for kids/youth/youngsters a lot.

My studio is at the Ru Pare Community, Chris Lebeaustraat 4, Amsterdam (Slotervaart- Noord).

Graduated in 2007 in communication design/ illustration at Art Academy Minerva, Groningen.
For more info or to say hi:     olga @olgatimmer. nl








Curriculum Vitae.

Olga Timmer
Born 31/12/1985, Farmsum, The Netherlands

  • Study
  • 2003-2007 Illustration design at Art Academy Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • 2016-2017 Camjo, camerawork and editing at Open Studio, teacher Ben van Houter.
  • 2012 Course ‘visual art teaching replacement programm’ for primary schools at organisation de Zoete inval.
  • 2012 Course editing Final Cut Pro by Ellen Verhoeff.
  • 2009 Animation course stopmotion animation/tv paint by Femke Hoying.
  • 2008 Art and Entrepeneurship, Memo training at Ben Kremer.

  • illustrations for crowfundcampain Weps Media, Lamunu /LRA.
  • illustrations for crowdfunding campain The revolving fund Ecuador for Fluid.
  • Photography/ film assistance in SA/Cape Town and Amsterdam for Periphery documentairy, Ubuntu academy, Bora bola Handball, Mama Noord.
  • 2012 Illustrations for Agriculture programm Afghanistan Wageningen University and  Snowapple Album
  • 2008 – 2016 Art workshops in: illustration and animation for pupils and students at organisations Cultura, De Taartrovers, Noordjes Kinderkunst, Stichting Wijsneus, Stichting Broedstraten, De Zoete Inval, Accu.
  • 2008 – 2011 Illustration/stopmotion assistance for  DoeHetNietZelf, ‘Andere Achterhuizen’ Driftig, Marcel van der Drift.
  • 2011-2016 Guest teacher for the 3th year illustration students, Art academie Minerva, Groningen.
  • 2011 Live animation with Renske Mijnheer, Sir Moving Images at RoodNoot and the FilmKiosk.
  • 2011 Educative worker at the Presence Learning Village, Kouga Dam, South-Africa organisation Living Lands, a 3 month project. Coaching, writing and teaching the nature education programm for primary schools.
  • 2010- 2011 Fellow worker at art gallery Chiellerie Amsterdam.
  • 2006-2011 Fellow worker at Photogallery Noorderlicht Groningen ( selling, guidings, openings)
  • 2010 Group exhibition, poetic video in collaboration with Rik Mohlmann at De Grootte Club, Damrak Amsterdam.
  • 2009 Wallpainting at Gallery Owesum, in collaboration with Gijs Deddens and Bert Scholten.
  • 2009 A poetic videoplay made out of Groninger Archive material, in collaboration with Rik Mohlmann for Format Gava at the Noorderzon theaterfestival.
  • 2009 Diary drawings ‘Olgaaf, life of an illustrator’ for illustration forem Ooglijm.
  • 2008 Animation Nachtwaken during the animation week Doehetnietzelf at de Brakke Grond. In collaboration with Elton Eerkens, Casper Thiel and Wilma Hartkamp. Nominated as runner up.
  • 2008 Group exhibition at gallery Kunst in de Kop.
  • 2008 Exhibition ballpoint drawings at Music studio Joep van Rhijn.
  • 2007 Graduation exhibition Art academy Minerva.
  • 2003 Internship Wesselgansfort College Groningen.

Knowledge of Adobe CC: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Lightroom (basics), Imovie, Istopmotion, Final Cut Pro.

Languages: Dutch, English.. and a bit of Afrikaans