Dutch visual artist Dienke Nauta graduated Cum Laude from Art School Academie Minerva in Groningen, The Netherlands, in 1995. Her work is part of many private collections.
In 2007 she was invited to come to the Wurlitzer Foundation as an Artist In Residence in Taos, New Mexico. That was also the year that she moved to the United States. She now lives in Santa Fe with her husband and children.