4 Columbusstraat, Willemstad, Curaçao

Happy Paintings

Renate Rolefes is a professional artist with more than 30 years of experience. She has been working in her own studio for many years, generally producing realistic portraits and paintings on commission.

Her paintings are bright, colorful, and vibrant! Renate Rolefes is a devoted artist with many years of experience who brought her dynamic background from the several art academies and training courses done in the Netherlands to Curacao. Since 2018, the stimulating Caribbean vibe has brought a new dimension to her work. Indeed, Curacao has been having an undeniable magical effect on her creativity and inspiration.

For as long as she can remember, her mission as an artist has always been to create cheerful paintings. The kind of artwork you look at and make you smile instantly. As she believes the presence of colors in our life has a direct effect on our moods, Renate loves to explore that idea and add a little touch of humor to it.

She recently opened her own Local Art shop in the heart of Punda, Curacao. As you walk on Columbusstraat in Punda, her stunning gallery will most definitely catch your eyes as the front of it is all covered with her paintings and happiness! Not only can you find her art on canvas and exclusive art prints, she also creates posters, clothes, and much more! Her paintings are also available at Sambil and Mambo Beach.

Sometimes, all you need is a piece of art to change the way you feel.