Paul Meijering For almost 35 years now, Paul Meijering has been active with the paint brushes. As a 17- year old inspired youngster he joined the Academy of Arts in Enschede (Holland). After two years he come to the conclusion: "get autodidact, be a self-taught person!" Paul then left the academy to work for a living and his spare time he painted and his paintings attracted attention. In the year 2000 he applies himself to paint football pictures. To promote his reputation, Paul travels Europe to visit impressive clubs like Juventus, AS Roma, Inter Milan in Italy, Real Madrid in Spain, Manchester United and Arsenal in England and Bayern München in Germany. On these occasion he met many famous football-players, such as: Totti, Batistuta, Vieri, Del Pierro, Thuram, Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Zidane, Figo and many others. His works has been enlarged with all kinds of sports, like motorcycle racing, golf, different combat sports, formula 1, cycling etc. He has met Valentino Rossi. In 2005 FC Barcelona receive a present of the Dutch Fan Club: Meijering's painting of Ronaldinho. Joan Laporta gives it a destination: the museum of the club. In the year 2005 Paul starts a new project of his own preference: he perpetuates artists of the pop music on canvas. From the year 2007 he starts to paint movie-stars to complete his oeuvre.