Jaap Nieuwenhuis is a Dutch painter and illustrator. He was educated at the art academies in Arnhem and Amsterdam. He has been active as an illustrator since the 1950s. He has illustrated text stories for Okki, Taptoe and Donald Duck in the 1960s and 1970s, and he drew the comic 'De Zandpiepers' for De Fabeltjeskrant in 1970.
text story from Okki #23, 1978
In the 1980s he illustrated many children's books for the publishing house Ploegsma. As a painter, he is specialized in landscapes, still lifes and nudes.