Born 1949 The Hague, NL.
Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany, Raum 20 (Prof. J. Beuys), Meisterschüler.
Book & art dealer in Düsseldorf. Sharing studio with Michael Rutkowsky, Lankerstraße.
Interdisciplinary research (anthropology and phenomenology).
Over one hundred and fifty international exhibitions, solo and group shows. Full bibliography and details published in Waldo Bien (ed. Ferdinand Ullrich, Hans-Jürgen Schwalm), text Patrick Healy, Kunstausstellung der Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, Wienand, Köln, 2000.
Founding director of the Free International University World Art Collection, since 1999, development of the collection and publications. Krasner Pollock Foundation Award for outstanding achievement, 2000. Trustee and representative of the Artchive for the Future.
Professor FIU, Amsterdam, Director of the FIU Summer School, Normandy, France.
For more info about the artist and his work, please go to his Official Website: www.waldobien.com