Born and raised in Belgium, BART MICHIELS moved to New York after graduating from St. Lucas College of Art in Brussels and receiving a BFA in Photography.
Soon after, he embarked on extensive travelling in the American South producing a trilogy of work : Southern Trilogy from wich Riverworks won The Project Competition First Prize in 1995.
While The Course of History was still an ongoing project, it was selected for the Art and Commerce Festival in 2004. Michiels was a finalist for The Santa Fe Prize for Photography in 2006 and for the HSBC Prix de la Photography in 2010.
His work is represented in Europe by 51 Fine Art, Antwerp and in New York by Foley gallery and is part of several museum and private collections.
He lives and works in New York and Antwerp.
☁ BART MICHIELS