Biography of Tineke Meirink, illustrator of the non-fiction children's picture books "Want to Know. Traveling by Train" and "Want to Know. Traveling by Airplane" published by Clavis Publishing, New York.
Hello! I’m Tineke Meirink (1972). Drawing is something I’ve been doing my entire life, but when I was 18 I decided I wanted to make my living out of it. I studied graphic design at the Academy of Visual Arts in Den Bosch and graduated in 1995. Since then I’ve been an illustrator. I get to draw for various children’s books publishers, the television show Sesame Street and several children’s magazines. I also like to create free work, because it keeps me fresh. Occasionally I give creative workshops at grade schools. I live just outside the city of Groningen (the Netherlands) with my husband and daughters.