Is a painter born in the north of the Netherlands.

Creating her work mainly outside ‘en plein air’,

On the Spot, alla prima. Honest and direct work in oil on canvas.

Margreet Boonstra working in Kenya, Lamu 2013  


Margreet Boonstra was trained at Minerva Arts Academy

In 2014 she was accepted as member of the “North German Realists” group.

She works at home and abroad and regularly exhibits throughout the country and beyond, several works are included in private and corporate collections.

Take a look at the page ‘Projects‘ and ‘Exhibitions‘ Actual work can be found under Paintings and Drawings At her Atelier in Drachten she organises courses and workshops.

The workshop program for 2020 can be found here (Dutch – please contact for information)

You can directly reach Margreet Boonstra at the contactpage.

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“A painter with great Dutch works: Beautiful skies, Dutch light, in short, beautifully atmospheric work. “Light and air, which are the great magicians,” says Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch. “It comes from above.” A real pleinair painter. In all weathercircumstances working outside to grab the moment ” (AndrĂ© Groeneveld Noordwijk paintingfestival 2011)”

In de stal bij de Lammetjes, olieverf op paneel 2017