ABOUT ME

Marjoke is a Dutch Theatre Designer, visual artist and illustrator based in the UK since 1983.

She studied Theatre Design with the Dutch painter/scenographer Nicolaas Wijnberg in Maastricht, and with Margaret Harris (Percy) at the Riverside Studios in London. She won an Arts Council Bursary being a season at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh.

She has designed for theatre in the UK and The Netherlands, and was selected to take part in the British entry at the PQ95, which won the gold medal.

Recently she has gained a Master’s Degree with Distinction in Children’s Book Illustration,  her debut picture book                                              'No! said Rabbit' (Scallywag Press) has been translated in 12 languages and was short listed for the Booktrust Storytime prize.
She is currently working on her third picture book.

Her mixed media canvasses are held in many private collections and is exhibited regularly.