Born in 1991 – The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jonat Deelstra has been living and working in Amsterdam. In 2018, Jonat obtained his Bachelor in Illustration from the HKU. Since then, he has mainly worked as a painter, but he also likes to reach for new materials. Thus, he builds installations, makes drawings, woodcuts, ceramic work and animations. Jonat Deelstra's paintings have magical realistic features. his paintings are alienating as if something ominous is about to happen. Jonat finds his inspiration in other cultures and religions: ''I need the supernatural. I need to know the mystery of human existence.'' He can be seen in several private and corporate collections.