Bio Asyla(ten) Holt


Asyla Holt is a very well-known multi-functional female and established Visual Artist, Prose writer, and Holistic coach.  She resides in the Dutch Caribbean and since a senior fuses her creative symbolically aspects within Holistic form to improve self-awareness and coaching kids/adults. Through these endeavors, she tries to realize projects via her long time non-profit Arts/Culture Funark Foundation '89.  

Since 2019 uplifting the foundation, Asyla attracts outdoor creatives to join and do Review, Exhibits, and Coach Arts classes,  also teach self-help stretch methods/mass.therapies include Green living in the rural area of Bandabou, the countryside. ( ( Donations are necessary now to fulfill proceeding virtual learning.

This partly academically, partly university and self-realized female was born in 1953 in Curaçao by parents rooted in the Upper wind Islands' Creole and Dutch, from where she adapted their customary English language but also the artistic skills from 5 generations in life course from oversees. Included her mom's 40 years design/dressmaking profession that impacted on her. Also, the healing part is related to both her parents.

After decades of developing, Asyla instinctively started narrate her Prose skill to match with her findings concluding Dutch Caribbean characteristic endeavors in social/culturally-like to make resemblances in-and outdoors. In ways of this working life, Asyla adjusted a style of humor, advanced her teachings and joined classes in Afro Renaissance’s Expressive trends in the US in 2012 after made acquaintance with Ghana and the diaspora.

WAY BACK IN HISTORY part of the family gone off to the Netherlands in '69, Asyla finished her high school and worked as secretary at Philips Industry  while got married and joined groups in holistic studies while visited the Eindhoven Art school from 1979 to 1981. Coming back in '81 and two kids and after a divorce in '84, she picked up her Arts and gained passage to become fine artist and  coached kids in Curaçao and Bonaire and organized endless solo-exhibits -got another child and re-gained in '99 and 2000 entrance to the  Universities' Conceptual Art-studies in Tilburg- the Netherlands on a Dutch grant. After millennium further development of  Art-writing system emerged in Curaçao while 4 years ART-teacher at private school included presenting Monographs and New style oil paintings together with doing Holistic therapy-works. A recognizable and significant own style was created after a tough life as sole-woman. (view the link 'Art Collection') 

After many rhythmical poetry booklets finally:       Enliven Emotions' Book cover and Kindle                                                is a colorful Cover book Prose writing and published via Author House UK/USA - and has images and paintings / Order on also Kindle/E-book on GoodReads/Barnes & Noble and the UK.  A second Prose is still in the make named Dragonfly Prose writings.                                                                         For global events seek 'Book launch/Exhibit' on this web.                                                                                                   

Check Podcast (Buzzsprout  chapter Victory is ours- inspirational setting behind occurrences Dutch Carib. :                                      

For Donation-inquiry in a New Today since July 2020 Holiday plan Soto Rural area Bandabou - Curaçao Dutch Caribbean with kind donations to appreciate, voluntarily works will keep proceeding and donations required.  Kindly go to link 'Join and Support'                    

Questions  write to in Curaçao and also ask for copies prose writings and In-residence info. Launching Program can call +59995268813(app). Or


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