Tattoo artist, writer, visual artist, collector, entrepreneur, traveler. Opened his fist tattoo shop in Amsterdam in (wanneer) and became an phenomenon in the tattoo world. A host of international film and rock & roll stars were tattooed by Henk.
He wrote three successful books, he produced a worldwide-viewed documentary and exploits a unique museum devoted to the tattoo art.
As a visual artist he contributed to exhibitions in Booijmans & van Beuningen, the Arti & Amicitae member exhibition and the Center for Modern Art De Appel in Amsterdam.