Sydney Australian born and based, Dirk Kruithof studied a Fine Arts Diploma at Meadowbank and Kogarah Tafe, 1999 - 2001, Majoring in Painting.
His subjects are people, language, the urban environment, words signs and symbols, beauty and decay.
Uses photographs, sketches, loud music, newspapers, the big bad city and the radio as inspiration.
Loves music and visual art: Basquiat, Kippenberger, Cullen, Bacon, Ramellzee, Dubuffet, Ian Fairweather, Lee Krasner, and so many more are influences.
Aims is to suprise himself and hopefully other people too.