Is a painter born in the north of the Netherlands.

Creating her work solo, mainly outside ‘en plein air’, after nature, alla prima. Honest and direct work in oil on canvas.

Margreet Boonstra studied at Minerva Arts Academy – Groningen and received her diploma 1993 . Trained by artists as Matthijs Röling, Wout Müller she’s considered to be one of the Noordelijke Realisten. 

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

She works at home and abroad and regularly exhibits throughout the country and beyond, several works are included in Private, Museum- 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 on a very small scale. 

The Dutch workshop program for the new season can be found here (Dutch – please contact for information)

You can directly reach Margreet Boonstra at the contactpage.

Privacy statement can be found in Dutch here


“A painter with great Dutch works: Beautiful skies, Dutch light, in short, beautifully atmospheric work. “Light and air, they are the great magicians,” says Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch. “It comes from above.”

A born pleinair painter. In all weathercircumstances working outside to grab the moment ” (André Groeneveld Noordwijk paintingfestival 2011)”


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