Biography


Will Beckers  - NL - 1967


Lives and works in Belgium

Artist in residence

2016          Our Roots - Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, Jerusalem, Israel

2016          For Nature everything is a memory - Gothenburg, SE

2016          Duality - Jutland, DK

2015          Attraversare l’anima - Arte Sella - Borgo Valsugana, IT

2014          Echo - Arte Sella - Borgo Valsugana, IT

2014          The Cocoon - In Corpus Natura - Gent, BE

2014          Salicetum - Wetteren, BE

2013          Salt - Dead Sea - Israel

2012          Floriade 2012 - Venlo, NL

2011          Landen 800 - Landen, BE

2011          Verbeke Foundation - Antwerp, BE

2008          Marble Studio Lapis – Pietrasanta, IT

2005 – 06   Atelier T45 – Barcelona, ES

2004 - 06   Bronze Foundry – Exametal – Barcelona, ES 


Projects

2018          Papillon - Lommel, BE

2017          Corpus - Genk, BE

2017          DNA - Beringen, BE

2017          Tree of Silence - Diepenbeek, BE

2016          The Observer - Aalst, BE

2016          Our Roots - Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, Jerusalem, Israel

2016          In Dialogue - Ter Elst, BE

2016          For Nature everything is a memory - Gothenburg, SE

2016          Origin of Species - Gothenburg, SE

2016          Inside Nature Expo - Kattevennen, BE

2016          Memory - Bree, BE

2016          Duality - Jutland, DK

2016          Voyager - Aard, BE

2015          Refugio - Dendermonde, BE

2015          The Independent - Dendermonde, BE

2015          In the Eye, Forest theater - Hechtel-Eksel, BE

2015          Attraversare l’anima - Arte Sella - Borgo Valsugana, IT

2015          In the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh - Zundert, NL

2015          Natura Naturans - Botanical Gardens Meise, Brussels, BE

2014          Stem Cell - Verbeke Foundation, Antwerp, BE

2014          Mamandra - Maastricht, NL

2014          Echo - Arte Sella - Borgo Valsugana, IT

2014          The Cocoon - In Corpus Natura - Gent, BE

2014          Salicetum - Wetteren, BE

2013          Salt - Dead Sea - Israel

2013          Forest Theater - Lommel, BE

2012          The Willowman - Floriade 2012 - Venlo, NL

2012          Beeldenstroom 2012 - Wetteren, BE

2011          Silent Witness, environmental artwork - Vermont USA

2011          Sahara - Lommel, BE

2011          Gateway to the future project for Landen 800 - Landen, BE

2011          Giants of Landen project for Landen 800 - Landen, BE

2011          Bosland project, Land art sculpture - Lommel, BE

2011          Bosland project, Land art sculpture - Overpelt, BE

2011          Bosland project, Land art sculpture - Hechtel-Eksel, BE

2011          Re-cover, Verbeke Foundation installation - Antwerp, BE

2010          Noli me tangere, 12 weeks of St Michiel - Leuven, BE

2010          Natura naturans Expo - Borgloon, BE

2010          Open Monument Day - Leuven, BE

2008          Gelandart expo - Hamont-Achel, BE

2006          Land Art project - Barcelona, ES

2005          For your eyes only - Installation project - Barcelona, ES


Solo exhibitions

2015          Snapshot in time - Dendermonde, BE

2015          For your Eyes only - Botanical Gardens Meise, Brussels, BE

2012          Museum - Limburg’s museum - Venlo, NL

2010          Noli me tangere, 12 weeks of St Michiel - Leuven, BE

2010          Natura naturans Expo - Borgloon, BE

2005          Solo exhibition - Watch Me - Galerie Siesta - Barcelona, ES

2005          Solo exhibition Sculpturales, Washington Gallery - Penarth, UK


Group exhibitions

2012          Museum - Musée Ianchelevici - La Louvière, BE

2010          Galandart Land Art Expo - Hamont-Achel, BE

2010          Green summer, Second life, Verbeke Foundation - Antwerp, BE

2010          Group exhibition bronze sculptures, Gallery Anima - Deinze, BE

2009          Organism - Lokart Expo - Brussel, BE

2009          Group exhibition sculptures, Hun Gallery - New York, USA     

2009          Group Exhibition - European Makers Gallery - Amsterdam, NL

2009          Group exhibition bronze sculptures, Gallery Anima -Deinze, BE

2009          Exhibition bronze sculptures, Galerie Emeraude - Le Touquet, FR

2008          Group expo bronze sculpture,“Mamas for Africa”-Hasselt, BE

2008          Group expo bronze sculptures, Washington Gallery -Penarth, UK

2007          Group expo sculptures, Oliver Burns Int - London, UK

2007          Group expo sculptures, Galerie Emeraude - Le Touquet, FR

2007          Group Expo Mixed media, T45 – Barcelona, ES

2006          Group exhibition bronze sculptures - Oliver Burns - London, UK

2006          Group expo bronze sculptures, Galerie Paspartu - Barcelona, ES

2006          Solo exhibition Chelsea  - London, UK

2006          Solo exhibition Hampton Court  - London, UK

2005          Group Expo Mixed media, T45 – Barcelona, ES

2005          Solo exhibition Hampton Court  - London, UK

2002          2nd prize Art competition Parque Gaudi 2002 - Reus, ES

1997          Abbey of Zelem, Green Day, Belgium

1993-95     Organic Art Installations - Frankfurt, D

1991          Group Exhibition - Antwerp, BE

1988-90     Group Exhibitions  - St Josephkerk - S’Hertogenbosch, NL



Studies

2008          Sandcasting glass, Glass House - Lommel, BE

2007          Sculptural glass, Glass House - Lommel, BE

2004 – 06   Sandcasting bronze, Studio Exametal – Barcelona, ES

1988 - 91    Master degree Organic Art - Vught, NL

1984 - 88    Horticultural college - Venlo, NL