Curriculum Vitae


Tonny Holsbergen


1952 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Gerrit Rietveld Academy

Amsterdam (certificate)


Government Academy for Fine Arts

Amsterdam (certificate)


Teacher Private Academy, Amsterdam.


Presentation art of etching Rembrandt House, Amsterdam

1987 until now

Freelance illustrator of several daily newspapers, books, and CD covers


Teacher drawing/painting in own studio to candidates for the Academy of Art-education


Water-colour lessons for the art magazine “PALET”

1980 until now

Freelance portrait paintress such as:

• Adriaan Morriën, author

• Simon Vinkenoog, author

• Hella S. Haasse, author

• Harry Mulisch, author

• Maarten ’t Hart, author

• Cees Nooteboom, author

• Pim Vosmaer, actor

• Evert Holtzer, actor

• Jenny Arean, female singer, actress

• Drs. Rob van der Pol, director from the Zoo Artis, Amsterdam

• Prof. dr. J.A. van Kemenade, Provincial Governor
   of the Queen

• H.M. Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman

• Muzna bin Said of Oman

• Kartika Affandi, Affandi Museum Yogyakarta in Indonesia

• HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar

• Topografic Museum Amsterdam:

  Portrait “Simon Vinkenoog”

• Literary Museum The Hague:

  Portrait “Adriaan Morriën”

• Literary Museum The Hague:

  Portrait “Cees  Nooteboom”

• Province Noord Holland:

   Portrait of prof. dr. “J.A. van Kemenade”, Provincial Governor
   of the Queen

• Oman Oil in Muscat:

   Portrait of H.M. Sultan Qaboos bin Said

• Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Muscat:

   Many Pastels

• Affandi Museum in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia:

   Portrait K. Affandi

• Several works of art to The Royal Court for the palace of

   H.M. Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman

Morocco, Thailand, Italy, Indonesia, Oman,

United Arabic Emirates, Yemen, Qatar

• Royal Concert Hall, Haarlem

• Royal Concert Hall, Amsterdam

• Singer Museum, Laren

• Municipality Museum, Maassluis

• Municipality Museum, Zwolle

• Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen

• Provincial Building, Haarlem

• The Omani Society for Fine Arts in Muscat and Salalah, Oman

• Bait Muzna Gallery, Muscat, Oman

• Museum Affandi, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

• Majlis Gallery, Dubai, United Arabic Emirates