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Yrma van der Steenstraeten


Yrma van der Steenstraeten

Paintings, jewelry, prints & note cards


328 Castle Valley Drive,
Castle Valley


Yrma van der Steenstraeten is a Dutch artist residing in the USA since 2003.

She went to the "Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst" in Arnhem and graduated from the "Grafisch Lyceum" in Utrecht, both in the Netherlands.

She expresses herself in paintings (oils, acrylics and encaustic) and sometimes photography (black & white and color).



Inspiration sources:

Nature's organic shapes,

Architect Antonio Gaudi,

Other Spanish artists like Dali and Picasso,

French impressionist Monet (Water Lilies !),

And of course the Dutch artists Vincent van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer, Jan Toorop and Carel Willink.

Favorite art and design styles:

Art Nouveau (Jugendstil),