Collin was born in 1980. At the age of 12 he attended the school for traditional painting in Goes, the Netherlands where he studied the old techniques from painting and theory. In 1996 he graduated and was accepted for a 4 years painting and graphic education at St.Lucas in Boxtel, the Netherlands. Graduated in 2000, and attended the art-academy St. Joost in Breda, the Netherlands. He studied illustration for 4 years and graduated with a bachelor-title in 2004. After the graduation at the art-academy St.joost he moved to the south of The Netherlands where he lives and works on exhibitions and projects.
His work can be described as personal pleasures and struggles in daily life. Translated in his own visual language. The work from Collin van der Sluijs has been publicised in magazines, books, and shown in galleries and project-spaces or walls in The Netherlands, Germany, France, England, Belgium, The U.S.A, Luxembourg, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain.