Her creations of felted wool have been hugely popular since she started working with this natural material some 15 years ago.
Her creations have been shown in exhibitions worldwide and are included in the collections of major art museums.
Far away from the hectic world of art and fashion, Jongstra lives on a remote farm in the North of the Netherlands. In this short portrait Jongstra gives us a sneak peak into her creative process while working on a large-scale wall installation for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York.
By applying traditional felting techniques and doing extensive research Jongstra developed a unique way of transforming thick wool into beautifully thin and transparent fabric.