Tineke Nusink was born in 1951, in Maassluis


1968-1974: Academy of Fine Arts training in Rotterdam.


Her teachers were the sculptors: Arie Teeuwisse, Bram Roth and Ian Pieters and the draftsman Gijs Voskuyl. Tineke graduated in 1974, sculpting cum laude.


As a child Tineke grew up in an artistic environment.


Her work falls under contemporary figurative art. Mainly animal sculptures, portraits of both humans and animals, with specialization dog heads in bronze. Also grave monuments or statues on them. Bronze sheep run through her career as a common thread.


Tineke works on commission as well as free work.


The work is part of various national and international art collections.


In the Netherlands there are various bronze statues in various public and semi-public locations and museums, such as in Utrecht, Uithoorn, Alkmaar, Spijkenisse, Rotterdam, Wassenaar and Winterswijk.