Paintings in oil    







Portraits + Landscape

Switzerland, Italy, Spain, 

France and The Netherlands






Born in Amsterdam,1936. Scholarship at the Royal Academy in 1956-58. Marriage on 30 september 1958 to Nils.  

Am. Highschool Villa Schifanoia, Florence: 1968-71 specializing in etching with Prof. Swietlan Kraczyna, in litho on stone with Dennis Olsen. Master of Arts diploma: purchase of an etching press Bendini-Bologna in sept. 71. 

Florentine painter Pietro Annigoni who portrayed Queen Elisabeth and Americ. president Kennedy shows her recipies of home made oil paint and egg tempera and how to apply a ground for a panel or canvas with resistant but toxic lead-white that enhances paint for centuries. In 1974 she paints portraits or landscape 'plein air'.            1975 She starts her Swiss Studio for etching and photo-etching as a professional printmaker.

Luis Camnitzer of Pratt's Institute New-York comes to Italy to teach multi-plate color-etching and photo-etching on light sensitive plates. Students apply soft-or hardground, liftground or make multi-plate etchings. Camnitzer and assistant David Finkbeiner teach Hubertine photo-etching: a photo transfered on a light sensitive etching.plate is  a normal etching to be inked, wiped and printed. (3 month's summercourse at Valdottavo near Lucca in 1981)

Back home she paints Swiss barns, but continues etching, also makes dust grain photo etchings until 1988. She's at the catwalk of fashion designers like Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, John Galliano, Manish Arora and Le Mindu. June 1994-95 Singapore Nancy Roach exhibits her etchings, oils, selling everything !

1996-06 hibernating in Spain, she studies Sorolla y Bastida in Valencia and Joachim Mir y Trinxet in Barcelona. Hubertine paints flowering almondtrees in febr 04 and then in '06-14 sets off to Bages in the South of France to paint fishingboats, Lake Leucate, Parc des Dosses and Collioure. 

Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne has 45 dustgrain photo-héliogravures. Musée Jenisch Vevey keeps 50 etchings in Cabinet cantonal des EstampesIn 2012 Heijermans shows work during the entire year in Musée Historique du Chablais, Wallis. http://www.musee

Since 2012 Léonard Gianadda, Museum of Modern Arts Martigny keeps her book 'Parcours d'une artiste-peintre'  by PA Genillard in the library of Fondation Pierre Gianadda. It is in the BCUL Bibliothèque Cantonale Universitaire in Lausanne.  

In 2017 Michiel Nijhoff, library of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam obtains a copy. In Venlo in The Nether- lands 23 etchings created and printed by Hubertine are being kept in museum Bommel-van Dam.           fr.wikipedia Hubertine Heijermans    en.wikipedia Hubertine Heijermans   de.wikipedia Hubertine Heijermans