Introductie tot het werk van Toos van Holstein

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Dutch Brilliant Artist 2016



Toos van Holstein working on het new series of UOVO's in de atelier of Rampini Ceramiche d'Arte in the Italian town Gubbio

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NEW: Toos van Holstein has been nominated for the election of the Dutch Artist of the Year 2024. The list contains 90 nominees. After this public election round 20 artists go into another round. Scanning of the QR code leads to the election site (sorry, only in Dutch). More about this election can be read under 'Latest News'

NEW: Toos van Holstein just came back from a four weeks 'artist-in-residency in the Italian medieval town Gubbio, known for its ceramics. In the atelier of Rampini Ceramics d'Arte she created a new series of by hand painted UOVO's, big egg shaped forms. Three of these UOVO's are now part of the collection of the Museo delle Brocche d'Autore in Gubbio. The other ones will be shown for the first time on Sunday July 2 during the Art&Culture Route (1-5 pm) in her hometown Middelburg in the Netherlands. Take your chance and visit her atelier in her beautiful 18th century warehouse at the Korendijk 56.

About this UOVO-Project a video can be watched on Toos her YouTube-channel. Have a look here.

- Recently Toos van Holstein introduced her newest stone litograph 'City life' during the Art & Culture Route in her medieval hometown Middelburg. 'City life' has just a small edition of 25. About the creation of the stone lithograph the video 'City life- the coming alive of a stone lithograph' is published on the YouTube-channel of the artist . The regular price for 'City life' is €225. See also 'Latest News'.


- Toos van Holstein among the 25 most popular artists of the Netherlands! In July Toos was nominated for the prestigious election of Dutch Artist of the Year 2023. A panel of art professionals selected 90 renowned Dutch artists with Toos among them. After the public voting round she now is rated in the Top-25!


- The new book of Toos van Holstein 'TOOS VAN HOLSTEIN II, for me art is travelling the mind' (more than 200 pages full of images and texts, also in English) has been released. This beautiful hardcover book can be ordered for € 35 (without package costst) by sending an e-mail to

-  Some years ago the very special show "Heroes" by Toos van Holstein was shown in the medieval Saint Martins Church in the town of Franeker in the Netherlands. Heroes like Achilles and Ulysses, saints from the Middel Ages and little Alice from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland are just a few examples of the heroes on Toos her paintings. More than 14.000 visitors  have admired these heroes thes summer months. A video of the opening of the exhibition is shown below.


Toos' Heroes
in the old
St. Martins church

Preparations and opening
of the exhibition "Heroes"
by Toos van Holstein
in the mediėval Church
of Saint Martin in Franeker (the Netherlands)

Have a look at the professional video "TOOS-the movie" on het YouTube-channel and learn more about the origins of her inspiration and about her art: oil paintings, statues, digicompo's, monoprints.