Hi, I’m Joëlle, Photographic designer

Joëlle de Vries


Expertise experience in Photography with a love for filming, drawing, installations and everything you can use to tell the story.


Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam

DOGTIME evening study
2017 - present

HAN Hogeschool van
Arnhem en Nijmegen

Nutrition and Dietetics
2015 - 2017

Fotovakschool University for applied photography Amsterdam

Bachelor degree in
Photographic Design
2010 - 2013

Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht

Graphic Design
2008 - 2010


Photography | Analoge Photography | Moving Image | Visual Storytelling


Joëlle de Vries Fotografie | Spakenburg - Nijmegen - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Freelance Photographer since 2012

Guest teacher for art education on primairy schools | Utrecht, The Netherlands

Kunstcentraal | schoolyear 2016-2017

Together with the children I make group portraits and teach them the basics in photography.

Awards & Honors

Kulturgeschichtlichen Museum Osnabrück Osnabrück, GER

Nomine Felix Schoeller Awards | 2015

Pride photo awards, old church Amsterdam, NED

Honorable mention Pride Photo Awards | 2013

Identity, The center for fine art photography | Fort Collins, CO

Director’s Choice | 2013



2016 Life Framer | Oberkampf gallery Paris, FR 2015 Felix Schoeller Awards 2015 | Kulturgeschichtlichen Museum Osnabrück, GER 2014 Spirit of Flight | The Museum of flight | Seattle, USA 2013 See Me Groupshow | Scope Art Fair Miami | Miami, USA 2013 Identity Selections | The center for fine art photography | Fort Collins, USA 2013 Pride photo awards | Old church Amsterdam | Amsterdam, NL