About the founder

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About the founder

Liza Snook
(Shoe) Curator, Collector & Connector.
Founder of the VirtualShoeMuseum.com

Liza Snook has been collecting everything related to shoes since her study graphic design at the Royal Academy in The Hague in the eighties. To share this passion she started the website VirtualShoeMuseum.com together with her partner Taco Zwaanswijk (Stainless Media) in 2004.

For the past ten years Liza has been creating and organizing exhibitions of shoes in art and design worldwide, in cooperation with various museums and events. For the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, in Switzerland she extended her passion for shoes to hats, bags and denim exhibitions.

She also works as an image researcher for Workman Publishers New York, judges for various design schools in the Netherlands and abroad, gives lectures and helps young designers launch their career.

Liza is always looking for new talent and new shoes. Have a tip? Please let her know: [email protected]

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