Frank Dekkers

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Frank Dekkers
Frank Dekkers
Frank Dekkers in June 2009
EducationUtrecht School of the Arts
Known forpainting, drawing, lithography, woodcuts
Woodcut of the Oude Waal, 2007, 65x88 cm

Frank Dekkers (born 1961 in Nijmegen) is a Dutch painter of landscapes. He studied painting and graphics at the Utrecht School of the Arts.[1] His work is influenced by artist Kees Bol, with whom he interned in 1984.[2]

Dekkers makes aquarels, paintings and drawings on location and in particular near rivers.[1] Based on his impressions, he creates woodcuts, lithographs and large paintings in his studio.[1]

Museum exhibitions[edit]

Books and catalogues[edit]

  • 1999 - De plek (The place), with art by Dekkers and Jeroen Hermkens, and texts by Michael A. Martone.
  • 2001 - Frank Dekkers, with texts by Rimme Rypkema
  • 2006 - Aan de rivier (At the river), with poetry by Menno van der Beek, Mark Boog, Lenze Bouwers, Chrétien Breukers, and Abe de Vries
  • 2006 - Winterreise (Winter journey)
  • 2009 - Oorverdovend stil (Deafening stillness), with texts by Dick Adelaar, Bianca Ruiz, Christina Hosman and Jeroen Hermkens


  1. ^ a b c Figee, Thea (November 14, 2006). "Rust, ruimte en horizon die almaar verder gaat" [Rest, space, and an ever widening horizon]. Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch). p. 8.
  2. ^ "Frank Dekkers: tentoonstelling Zicht op Delft" (in Dutch). stage bij Kees Bol te Heusden, 1984

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