Martijn van der Linden

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Martijn van der Linden
Born1979 (age 39–40)
NationalityDutch
Known forIllustration
Awards

Martijn van der Linden (1979) is a Dutch illustrator.

Career[edit]

Van der Linden illustrated the book Stem op de okapi written by Edward van de Vendel and they both won the Woutertje Pieterse Prijs in 2016 for this work.[1][2] For this book he also received a Vlag en Wimpel award in 2016.

In 2017 van der Linden won the Gouden Penseel award for illustrating the book Tangramkat, written by his wife Maranke Rinck.[3] The book includes a seven-piece tangram puzzle which can be reorganised into pictures of various animals.[4] The illustrations in this book were also part of an exhibition in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam that year.[3]

In 2018 he received a Vlag en Wimpel award for illustrating the book Van wie is die staart? written by Joukje Akveld.

Van der Linden has illustrated books by numerous Dutch authors, including Carli Biessels, Benny Lindelauf, Jan Terlouw and Dolf Verroen. Other authors include Bibi Dumon Tak, Paul van Loon and Annie M.G. Schmidt.[1]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Woutertje Pieterse Prijs 2016" (in Dutch). woutertjepieterseprijs.nl. Archived from the original on 16 January 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  2. ^ de Veen, Thomas (16 May 2016). "Woutertje Pieterse Prijs voor Stem op de okapi" (in Dutch). nrc.nl. Archived from the original on 26 January 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b van der Veen, Thomas (20 September 2017). "Gouden Penseel voor Martijn van der Lindens 'Tangramkat'" (in Dutch). NRC. Archived from the original on 6 April 2019. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Tangram Cat" (in Dutch). Nederlands Letterenfonds. Archived from the original on 6 April 2019. Retrieved 6 April 2019.

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