Colette Berends: Her life and her art
Webpage composed and edited by Lynn Conway
Photos and Art Copyright © 2003-2005, by Colette Berends
All rights reserved
It is with deep sadness that I report the passing of Colette Berends on April 23, 2012.
A true pioneer in life and as an artist, her vibrant spirit lives on
in our fond memories and her creative works.
Dear Colette, may you rest in peace.
Colette Berends (Netherlands)
[ October 13, 1934 - April 23, 2012 ]
[ click on photo for larger view ]
Colette in 1968 Colette in 1980 in Zurich
[ photos from "Van jongen tot vrouw met allure", Zwolsche Courant, 21 maart 1986 ]
Ton and Colette
An article (with photos) about Colette's life:
Zwolsche Courant, 21 maart 1986
"From boy to woman with style"
An article (with photos) about her textile artistry:
"Colette creates unexpected delights"
Web-gallery of Colette's artistry
Here is a glimpse of Colette Berends' textile-collage artistry.
(For more examples, see her web-gallery)
De Clowns. Textielcollage, by Colette Berends