Hanneke Naterop was born in Oss (The Netherlands) and went to artschool ‘Academie voor Beeldende Vorming’ in Tilburg where she graduated in 1990. Her main subject is painting and drawing people.
Her portraits are painted in oil paint in muted tones. Texture, skin depth, stillness, realism-abstract are themes that you will find in her work. In her portraits she focusses on the eyes. As a result the portrayed seem to be really present.
Hanneke paints portraits on canvas, stone and wood. She painted many portraits in commission at home in The Netherlands and abroad.
She exhibited in Perth - Australia, The Arena in Amsterdam, Morren Galleries Utrecht and Ahoy Rotterdam 2012.
In 2013 she participated in the popular Dutch tv-show ‘Sterren op het doek’ (“Star portrait”)..