About Tymon Ferenc de Laat

About Tymon Ferenc de Laat Tymon Ferenc de Laat was born in 1979 and grew up in Delft, a town with a rich art history. In 2001 he graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy as an Art Director. Because of Tymon’s advertising background there is a reflection of popular culture to be found in his works. He seeks the tension between art and commerce and flirts with the taboo. The inspiration for his paintings comes from many trips around the world backpacking with a brush and camera. Central and South America have especially made a colourful impression on him. Since September 2011 Tymon opened up the MeLikePainting Art Gallery/Studio in Rotterdam city centre. Tymon Ferenc de Laat's Work Tymon is always in search of contrast, in the broadest sense of the word. His work is often being described as energetic with a touch of pop & street art. The choice of his subjects vary, but often link back to his adventures abroad. Tymon includes his travel photography in the sketch/painting process and for most of his paintings he uses mixed media such as acrylics, mediums, markers, Artists' Oilbar, spray cans, brushes. Commissions, murals and clothing/shoe customizing are part of the work that he does.