Introductie tot het werk van Toos van Holstein

Venice Paintings

Music Paintings

Dutch Brilliant Artist 2016

Luccicare, oil painting 70 cm-100 cm

Exhibition Agenda

Free Toos van Holstein screensaver

(new version 2008)

Newsletter Toos


NEW:Toos van Holstein is again nominated for the election of Dutch Artist of the Year 2018. The voting list (only in Dutch) with the 90 nominees is found here

NEW: another exhibition with paintings of Dutch Brilliant Artist of the Year 2016 starts in gallery Drentsche Aa in Balloo (the Netherlands), a touristic village typical for the province of Drenthe. The show lasts till 27 August. read more in "Latest News".

NEW:  from 14 April till 12 July Toos van Holstein takes part in a group exhibition in Gallery Wiek XX. This renowned gallery is found in the northern province Groningen near the German border in Bad Nieuweschans. More in "Latest News".


-   After several public and jury rounds Toos van Holstein has been elected as the number 20 of all the thousands of artists in the Netherlands. So again she belongs to the 25 most popular Dutch artists in 2017.

- During 2016 Toos van Holstein has been given the honorable title of the Dutch Brilliant Artist of the Year, a deserved recognition for her career as an artist


-   On all first Sunday's of the year (except in January) the medieval town of Middelburg attracts a lot of visitors because of the Art and Culture Route. Also the atelier of Toos van Holstein is opened then from 1-5 pm.


-  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.

Toos has a second website where she shows the newest developements in her art with for instance mixed-art on alu-dibond and statues in resin