Kirsten Van Schreven MA, School Receptionist
Date you joined the School
What do you do at Bethany?
What is your favourite film/artist and why?
I have worked in the film industry so I have a few: Zero Days, 71, Dunkirk and The Hurt Locker. My favourite artist is Johannes Vermeer.
What is your favourite quotation and why?
The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it. – Nisargadatta Maharaj.
What interests do you have outside Bethany?
I am a painter/printmaker with a Masters degree in fine art. I have shown at the Royal Academy summer exhibition and exhibit regularly at the Mall Galleries and Bankside Gallery in London. My work is inspired by the Second World War and I collect esoteric miliaria.
What was your favourite subject at School and why?
Archaeology and Art. I wanted to be a war artist or a conflict archaeologist.