About Menah



Hi I’m Menah and I am an illustrator.
I’m available for illustration commissions, portraits, infographics, and livedrawing sessions at all sorts of events.
Feel free to contact me at menahmarleen [at] gmail.com, or call me at (+31) 6 33 858 946.

In addition to freelance illustration, I work as a visual minutes artist for Getekend Verslag.



Menah: illustrator, visual artist, portraitist, visual recorder.
Born in 1989 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Known as Menah, real name is Marleen Wellen.
Currently resides in Amsterdam.

Clients include: Volkshotel, Het Financieele Dagblad, Filmkrant, We Are Public, Cineville, Subbacultcha, VERS, Sugarfactory, Kindertelefoon, GroenLinks, KLM, LUMC, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst



2007-2011 Illustration, Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) (graduated with honor)
2006-2007 Fashion Design, Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU)
2001-2006 Montessori College Nijmegen

Work experience
2011 – today  Freelance illustrator, visual artist, live drawing artist, visual harvester, portraitist
2013 – today  Graphic recording with Getekend Verslag
2012 – today  Live portrait drawing with AvierKoerier

Awards / nominations
2011 Winner Fiep Westendorp Stimuleringsprijs
2011 Nomination HKU award for most innovative graduation project at the Utrecht School of the Arts
2011 Winner best graduation thesis of illustration department at the Utrecht School of the Arts



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Under no circumstance may any content from this website be used without crediting the artist.


This website was created by dear friend Arjen Klaverstijn