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(for me art is travelling the mind)


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October 2017

Bozzetto, 80 cm-120 cm

Kunsttiendaagse Diepenheim at Gallery Àlafran (The Netherlands)

Diepenheim is a small old city in the eastern part of the country. It's renowned for the art and culture events that take place all year long. From 19 till 29 October the big art festival 'Kunstmoment Diepenheim' will attract thousands of cultural interested visitors. During this event new paintings of Toos van Holstein will be presented in the most beautiful gallery of the city, Gallery Àlafran. Details about location and website of the gallery can be found here .

Toos van Holstein again amongst the 25 most popular artists in the country

In the election for the Artist of the Year 2018 Toos van Holstein scored high again. After her nomination in a group of 90 artists and selection rounds as well by the jury as by the public she elected as member of the group of 25 most popular artists in The Netherlands. Again a confirmation of her position in the Dutch painters world.

2016 A Brilliant Year

Brilliant!! That's what Toos van Holstein was proclaimed officially in 2016. By the organization of the election of Dutch Artist of the Year. Besides the title of Artist of the Year there is also this title of Brilliant Artist of the Year, reserved for the first artist in the election ranking who is 65 years old or above. For the whole year of 2016 this will be Toos. A wonderful appreciation for her artistic career.

Art and Culture Route in Middelburg

In the historic hometown of Toos van Holstein every first Sunday of the month an Art and Culture Route is organized. About 40 ateliers and galleries in the medieval town of Middelburg are open to the public from 1-5 PM. So if you are in Holland during one of those Sundays you are kindly invited to visit the atelier of Toos van Holstein at the Korendijk 56 in one of the most beautiful old towns of the country of which the history goes back to around the year 1000 AC.

- See also the video's of TOOS on her own channel on YouTube

On this YouTube channel TOOS shows several video's about her exhibitions, her digital art and a lot more. See here also TOOS-the movie. Click on TOOSvanholstein .

- Digital art by TOOS

Besides this website Toos now has a second one Just have a look and see the newest developments in her artistic career in which she uses the digital possibillities of our time. See and admire TOOS.


Emacs!   Emacs!   Emacs! some examples of the new set of cards by Toos van Holstein  
New set of cards
Because the old set of 12 cards of water colour paintings by Toos van Holstein is nearly sold out

she has made a new one. A few examples of these new cards, 11 cm by 15 cm, can be seen on top of this newsletter. They show the prints of a series of new mixed media painting on hand made paper, partly based on her stay as an artist in residence in Beijing. More information about this new set is found by clicking on the knobs 'Publications' and 'Cards & CD-Roms' on the English openings page.