Born at The Hague in Holland, Eva van Rijn moved to the Woodstock artists’ colony when she was eight years old. She studied at Antioch College; Academia De Belle Arte Florence, Italy; and Yale University. She furthered her painting studies at the Woodstock School of Art.
One-person exhibits of Van Rijn’s work have been held at Paradox Gallery and Fletcher Gallery in Woodstock, NY. Specializing in wildlife subjects, she has also been included in numerous invitational exhibits including Birds in Art, Wausau, WI; NY State Wildlife Art (where she was a prize winner); Oil Painters of America, Carmel, CA: and the Salmagundi Club, New York City.
Awards include the NY State Fair prize for wildlife art and the Bolton Brown Award, Woodstock School of Art. She was also a 1999 finalist in the American Artist Magazine Annual Art Competition.
Van Rijn has been featured in Art of the West, Southwest Art, The Wonders of Nature, Wildlife Art News, and Sporting Classics.