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Information about Tymon Ferenc de Laat


Tymon searches for contrast in it's many forms. His work is often being described as energetic with a touch of pop & street art. The choice of  subjects vary, but often link back to his adventures abroad. In most of his work he mixes materials like acrylics, markers, and spraycans.

On you will find a wide spectrum of subjects painted in different styles. This is part of Tymon's 10 year plan to explore painting techniques.

Tymon Ferenc de Laat was born in 1979 and grew up in Delft, a town with a rich art history. In 2001 he graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy. The inspiration for his paintings comes from many trips around the world backpacking accompanied by a brush and camera. Central and South America especially have left a colorful impression. Since 02-2011  Tymon has ran his pop-up MeLikePainting Art Gallery momentarily situated on Lijnbaan 60 in Rotterdam city center. Besides his own work he also does commissions, murals and clothing/shoe customizing.


De in 1979 geboren Tymon Ferenc de Laat studeerde in 2001 af aan de Willem de Kooning Academie. Tymon heeft een sterke binding in kleur en techniek met pop en street-art. Zijn werk is brutaal geschilderd in felle kleuren, trefzekere gebaren en is geïnspireerd door zijn jaren reizen om de wereld , met name Latijns –Amerika. In 2007 is Tymon MeLikePainting gestart. Sinds 2011 schilderde en exposeerde Tymon in zijn MeLikePainting galerie & studio op verschillende centraal gelegen plaatsen in Rotterdam. Momenteel is de studio en galerie te vinden op Lijnbaan 60 in Rotterdam. Naast vrij werk behoren toegepast schilderen, muurschilderingen en customizen ook tot de bezigheden.

Naast originele schilderijen zijn er Fine Art Prints beschikbaar met veelal de skyline van Rotterdam als inspiratie bron.

 In 2011 zijn 5 werken opgenomen in de internationale kunst collectie van de World Art Games en het museum van Vukovar te Kroatie. Hiernaast heeft hij verschillende opdrachten gedaan waaronder voor XITE music TV, Southern Comfort, Stolichnaya vodka, Ketel 1, Wereld haven dagen, Amports, Toms, Levi’s, Cardinal condoms. TV Ned 3 programma RamBam, Heijmans, Gemeente Rotterdam en Delft.


In 2012 heeft Bogue tv een kort video verslag uitgebracht over Tymon.


Tymon is grondlegger van project “EatStreetBreatheArt”

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Trots dat wij deze een mooie plek mogen geven in huis!! Dank!

Door Nancy van pagina more than meets the eye

Hee Tymon,
leuk dat mijn broek in je gallery staat. Ik mis alleen je eigen verfLevi´s, die ik onlangs voor je gerepareerd heb. Dat is toch ook van je projecten die een eigen leven aan het leiden is.

Door Arie van den Berg van pagina custom jeans front


Door Nesha van pagina MeLikeMC

Hoi Tymon,

Ik heb je zojuist gebeld over het evt. werken op 18 september op de Wp in Bilthoven. Helaas kun je niet. Mocht je toch een gaatje hebben, laat het dan nog even horen, want je werk ziet er ontzettend goed uit!
Ik bel morgen Marcel even.

Yvonne Ordelmans

Door Yvonne van pagina project Eat Street Breathe Art

Hi Tymon,

Wat maak je mooie kleurrijke kunst!
Wil je een kleurrijk stuk ruilen voor kleurrijke schoenen? Check:
Als je dat leuk vindt laat het me weten...


Door Jochem van pagina mex face black and white two

Well captured. Nice homogeneous colors.

Door Sascha Kolberg van pagina New Delhi and Agra

Incredible painting! Saw it while walking past Weena the other day. It kept me dreaming and thinking.. My dad's been working in the container industry for more than 30 years. If you ever think of painting something alike, I'm definitely interested.

Keep up the marvelous work.


Door Wouter van pagina more than meets the eye, commisioned

Damn brother, your not only a bad ass painter but sick ass photographer as well! You are the man my homie! Also, I didnt know you were Mexican. I love Mexico, I have been to Mexico City quite a few times. The street art is very pure in the form of the people, love it. I posted a few old canvases I did if you would like to have a look at them in my photos. Peace my friend, talk to you soon!......Bubo

Door Bubo van pagina instagram uploads

Love your arts! :D

Door kakikitaseni van pagina project weena zuid's got balls

Ja leuk, bij het vorige bericht kon ik blijkbaar mijn eigen naam niet meer schrijven, vandaar dit bericht.

Door Albert Diederik van pagina MeLikeMC