Maarten van Schaik (Gouda, 1973) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 1997. Ever since, his work has been exhibited multiple times at Foam, Amsterdam Center for Photography, Seelevel and Galerie van Zoetendaal. Abroad, his work was exhibited during Paris Photo (2002, 2004) and in the Style Cube in Seoul (2005).
Additionally, van Schaik photographed on assignment for Volkskrant Magazine, De Groene Amsterdammer, Het Parool, Esquire en Rails. He also created the album covers for Green Lizard, Trockener Kecks, Coparck, Nevada Drive en Kirsten. In 2007, he won the first prize in the NAI/Ballast Nedam Photography assignment ‘Gebouwgezichten’.