Marjolein Kruijt was born in 1976. She received her degree in arts from the Royal Art Academy in the Hague (1999) and her art teachers degree in Amsterdam, HvA (1997). Since then she works as full time artist in her studio in Amersfoort in the Netherlands, with much success. Marjolein is specialized in nature and animal art. Her personal development in the last twenty years, p.e. in animal communication and intuitive development, grows simultaneously in her art. Deepening her inspiration and connection with her subjects. Until 2014 Marjolein wrote instructional articles for fourteen years for dutch art magazine Atelier. In that same period she made many pet portraits and murals in commission, and ‘free’ series of mystical landscape paintings. See archive. In 2001 Marjolein made her first television appearance on RTL4 (biggest dutch tv channel). Now, several tv appearances later, her artwork is greatly in demand since, finding her paintings in collections all over the world: in Oman, Sweden, Belgium, England, France, USA and Australia. Marjolein Kruijts art is regularly published in various (inter)national art-magazines. Also, Two books of her arts have been published, of which one is translated into english. Till 2017 each year an art-diary with new artwork was published. Now she focusses more on developing her spiritual animal art, illustrating oracle card decks and enjoying the continuous portrait commissions.