Tineke Meirink (1972) is an artist and illustrator who studied at the School of Fine Art and Design in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Since the 90s she mainly illustrates childrensbooks, picturebooks and educational books. Her oeuvre is extensive. She has illustrated over 130 books . She also is the author of two picturebooks. The most recent one ‘Zie jij wat ik zie?’, was published in 2022 by  Ploegsma Publishers and got nominated for the Belgian ‘Boon’ for childrensliterature 2023. 

Besides commissioned illustrationwork, Tineke likes to work on self initiated projects like Stop:watch (since 2012) and Trashures (since 2020). Tineke sees beauty in decay, the ordinary and the imperfect  and shows it through her art.


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

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.