Onno Boekhoudt (1944 - 2002) was born in Hellendoorn, the Netherlands. He graduated at the Staatliche Kunst- und Werkschule Pforzheim, Germany in 1968.
From 1974 to 1990 he was a teacher at the Silver- and Goldsmithing department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam and from 1990- 2002 at the Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork + Jewelry Department of the Royal College of Art, London.
Exhibitions include: 'Jewellery in Europe and America, New times, New thinking', Crafts Council Gallery, London (1996) and 'Onno Boekhoudt/Why not Jewellery?', Groninger Museum, Groningen (1997).
Awards: Francoise van den Bosch Award 1996.
Jewelry and objects included in collections of amongst others: Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Power House Museum, Sydney; Royal College of Art Study Collection, London; Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim.