Holding a bachelor’s degree in teaching art from College D. Witte Leli, now the Amsterdam School of the Arts, Christel Dellepoort spent much of her career in the business world. Working in the food retail and then hospitality business as a manager during college, once graduated she began her international career in Spain, working for an import-export company. From there, she lived and worked in many countries, and finally settling in Thailand, where she worked and currently still lives.
In recent years, Ms. Christel Dellepoort is focusing more on her creative work, after having returned to art in 2010 following her nearly 17-year break from it. She founded Senzu Limited, a direct-sales business specializing in stainless steel and sterling silver jewelry, and continues leading the company as owner and chief creative officer, offices in Canada and Thailand. In the past few years she has also rekindled her passion for creating art. Although Ms. Dellepoort largely focuses on doing pastel pieces, she also loves drawing, sketching and painting on location and has recently won a number of prizes with her black-and-white photography. She enjoys traveling for her photography work and has visited more than 50 countries on seven continents.
- Bangkok TH