Mijke Heldens, secretary

Leonard S. Ornstein Laboratory, room 0.61
Princetonplein 1, 3584 CC Utrecht
P.O. Box 80 000, 3508 TA Utrecht
The Netherlands
phone: +31 (0)30 253 2952
e-mail: m.c.m.heldens@uu.nl

Working on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoon

About

  • born during a tree uprooting thunderstorm in 1974 in the south of The Netherlands,
  • educated as an interior- and product designer at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, and as a curator of contemporary art at the Amsterdam University of the Arts,
  • worked for Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo, Van Gogh Museum, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam,¬†Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsarchief, Gemeente Amsterdam Bureau Monumenten en Archeologie and The Bookstore Foundation Amsterdam,
  • lectures portfolio design and presentation techniques at the Utrecht University of the Arts,
  • collects graphic design, contemporary photography and vintage Scandinavian design,
  • is ambidextrous,
  • loves writing letters, dislikes phone calls,
  • travelled to Iceland, Japan, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Peru, Bolivia, New York, New Hampshire and Vermont as well as most European countries,
  • is a certified bookworm,
  • runs at least 5 days a week,
  • lives in Utrecht with husband Ramon, son Storm and the cats Schroeder and Eirik,
  • likes D.I.Y. shops and handling tools.