Ninon van der Sande art hippo styling stylist big grand sculpture conservatorium hotel

In her art, Ninon van der Sande wants to celebrate the beauty of animals and nature. She is fascinated by the way all living beings are connected.

Ninon seeks connection with an energy of all times and all places. Her work seems to be both ancient and modern; or timeless and from everywhere.
It expresses balance, essence, inner force, sensuality, life, love.

Ninon travelled through the jungle, desert and mountains and speaks 6 languages.

After studying at the Academy of Art, she graduated as Master of Science in Cultural Journalism at the University of Amsterdam.

Ninon worked as a photo producer and also as a stylist for photo shoots and luxury design interiors.

Ninon and vandersandestudio were responsible for the entire styling of the 5-star Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam, including restaurants, lobby, rooms, spa, corridors etc.

Two sculptures of Ninon were also commissioned by the hotel.

Recently, she created an outdoor sculpture for The Royal Senchi Hotel in Ghana, Africa. Also, a sculpture was acquisited for a private garden in Beverly Hills, USA.

Ninon likes horse riding, sailing, skiing, dancing, music.
She plays percussion and is singing in different Latin Bands.

She loves to spend time in Ibiza to get inspired for living in flow for art and yoga.

Ninon loves the wisdom in Tibetan Buddhism, she teaches Tibetan yoga and mindfulness. In special yoga sessions she also plays live music, reads poetry or helps you to liberate your creativity. Lately people that come to the yoga class also come for creative activities to her studio.

More information about her yoga teaching can be seen on