Willem Volkersz

Willem Volkersz came to the United States from his native Holland in 1953. While attending Garfield High School in Seattle, he bought a 4’’ x 5’’ Crown Graphic camera and set up a photography business. He also worked for an interior design firm. The artist’s work has been featured in 42 solo exhibitions and more than 200 group shows in the US, Canada, England, Scotland, China and Taiwan. His work is in numerous corporate,  museum and private collections. He has taught at Ohio State University, Jacob Kramer College, the Kansas City Art Institute and Montana State University, where he also served as Director of the School of Art for six years. The artist and his wife have traveled extensively to collect and document American folk and outsider art.

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