Margrieta was born under Northern skies, in the Netherlands. She has lived and worked in the Netherlands, Italy, Algeria, the Caribbean, Chile, Portugal and Romania. During her biology studies with a major in philosophy at Wageningen (the Netherlands), Margrieta started with a variety of studies in bronze casting, painting, etching and ceramics. Her work embraces poetry, sculpture, but her main creative outlet is photography since her father taught her how to print in his self made darkroom in the attic of their house. She uses analogue cameras (from 35mm to whole plate).
She loves making albumen prints.
Her work has been awarded and
Her book “The Taste of Tears” received a Gold medal in the Prix de la Photography (Px3).
Recently she published a part of her book "Mille Gigli" (a Thousand Lilies) and a part of her upcoming book “Una Terra Sacra" in ”Shots to Tell Magazine”.
The book "Mille Gigli" was recently exhibited in the Athens Foto Festival 2022
She is currently living in Bolsena (Tuscia), Italy