Born in the Netherlands in 1936, Nelleke's family came to New Zealand in 1952. Her interest in various forms of art started at an early age (her father was a painter, poet and diplomat). In 1953 she enrolled at the Canterbury Art School, Christchurch. In 1963, Nelleke and her family came to live in Sydney. Twelve years ago she started studying with botanical artist Helena Karnolz. She has had ten Group Exhibitions and was awarded a Highly Commended BASA award in 2007.
Also see unframed artwork inventory.