2003 - 2007 // Fotoacademie Amsterdam / NL / Graduation cum laude
1985 - 1990 // Faculty of Law Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / NL
2007 - Independent Photographer / Teacher Hogeschool van Amsterdam
1991 - 2003 // Lawyer
Juliette Erkelens lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She studied at the Photoacademy in Amsterdam. In 2007 she graduated cum laude. In april 2007 she received the Best of Members Award PANL (Photographers Association of the Netherlands) for the series “Legacy”. Since then she had several exhibitions in Amsterdam and Knokke (Belgium).
The work of photographer Juliette Erkelens centres around two recurring themes, the meaning of family ties and the consequences of the choices we make in relation to uncapability and expectations.
Besides her work as an independent photographer, she also works on commission (clients Mind Magzine, Ouders van nu, Mentrum, Arkin, De Kweker) and makes commissioned portraits for private clients.
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