john van oers

John Van Oers. Born in 1967 in Neerpelt. Lives in Antwerp.

John studied at the Provincial Higher Institute for Art Education Hasselt and has taught sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Arendonk since 1994. He is known in Belgium for his architectural objects and scale models, as well as public artworks including recently 'I Need Some Time', a monument in Brussels for traffic victims; and 'House on Basement', a commissioned work by the province of East Flanders and Radio 2.

Recent solo exhibitions include 'The Personification of a Mathematical Order', ...ism project space, The Hague (2023); 'PANG PANG', a Shooting Performance at Secondroom, Antwerp (2023); and 'Le Galet Française', Pitcairn Museum of Contemporary Art, Groningen (2023).

He is a regular exhibitor at both Art Antwerp, Art Brussels and Art Rotterdam art fairs and has contributed to many group exhibitions, most recently 'It's a Small World After All', Galerie De Wael 15, Antwerp (2023); and 'Between Something and Nothing', Valerie Troost gallery, Ostend (2023). His work is represented by gallery Rossicontemporary, Brussels.

John is the subject of a short film by Jess De Gruyter entitled 'HUSH HUSH'.