At the age of 12 Collin van der Sluijs attended the school for traditional painting in Goes, The Netherlands, where he studied the (traditional) painting techniques and theory.

In 1996 Collin van der Sluijs graduated and was then accepted for a 4 years painting and graphic education at St.Lucas in Boxtel, the Netherlands.

After his graduation in 2000 Collin attended the art-academy St. Joost in Breda, the Netherlands where he studied illustration for 4 years and graduated with a bachelor-title in 2004.

After graduating in 2004 Collin moved to the south of The Netherlands where he lives and works on exhibitions and projects.

Collin’s work can be disciribed as personal pleasures and struggles in daily life which he translates in his own visual language. His work has been publicised in magazines, books, and shown in galleries and project-spaces or walls in The Netherlands, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Belgium, United States, Luxembourg, Italy and Spain.