Tineke Meirink is an illustrator and artist who studied at the School of Fine Art and Design in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. As an illustrator she has illustrated over 120 childrens books, including picture books and educational books.

Over the years she increasingly prefers to work on self initiated projects besides her commissions. Examples of those projects are ‘Stop:watch’ and ‘Worn Wood’ and since 2021 ‘Trashures’.

Stop:watch got her to Paris, where she was responsible for ideas and concept for a Samsung Mobile France online campaign. BIS Publishers published a Stop:watch Memorygame.
In 2015 a Stop:watch childrens’ book ‘Dans la rue’ was published by Maison d’édition jeunesse Le Diplodocus. A second book ‘Dans la ville’ was published in 2018.
In 2019 she was invited by L’ Institute pour la Photographie in Lille twice to teach a group of children for a couple of days.
Spring 2022 a Stop:watch-style picturebook will be published by publishing house Ploegsma.

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Clients
Samsung Mobile France, LEMZ, Maison d’édition jeunesse Le Diplodocus, Plint, TEDxYouth, Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival, Incubate Festival, Charlie Magazine, Allerhande, Oilily, Sesamstraat.

Publishers
Uitgeverij Plint, BIS Publishers, Uitgeverij Holland, Uitgeverij Gottmer, Uitgeverij Clavis, Uitgeverij Zwijsen, Uitgeverij Averbode, Uitgeverij Loopvis, Uitgeverij Malmberg, Uitgeverij Meulenhoff Educatief, Uitgeverij Kluitman, Uitgeverij Wolters-Noordhoff, Uitgeverij Leopold, Uitgeverij Holkema & van Warendorf.