Dutch award winning artist and photographer Flokje van Lith was born in 1969. She studied photography at the Royal Academy of Art, the Hague. In her work she explores childhood and its underlying traumas and issues as well as the beauty of innocence. Her contemporary portraits have been edited with utmost care and precision to create paint-like images. Her work has been exhibited in the Netherlands and internationally, including Scope Miami, Art Miami and Photoville New-York. She also works as a commercial photographer and specialises in portraits of children.