His art-education ( illustration-design) he got at the Academy for Applied Arts, in Antwerp,Belgium (1986-1991).
Materials he works with are watercolours ,gouache, pen+ink, pastels, graphite and acryllics.
Sofar he doesn`t like producing digital art and prefers the organic feel of real paint ,fresh crisp cottonpaper , or canvas.
Subjects in his art are - for a large part- the male figure (nude,semi-nude ,in various styles and materials. Sensual but not pornographic).
Animals (especially birds) , music-inspired portraits , fan-art ,etc
From 2013-2021 Bastiaan Mol painted 59 portraits of Portuguese fadosingers,so called "fadistas".Great friendships with the fadoscene grew through the years and a large part of the fado-portraits are on the walls in Lisbon already,while three are part of the main exhibition of the heritage museum of fadomaster Alfredo Marceneiro.
Bastiaan Mol was made a member of honor of this Associação Alfredo Marceneiro and received a document to thank him for his contribution to both the museum and the fadoscene in Portugal.
* Publications from 2018 untill recent are the Your Daily Male tear-off calender to which 45 international artists contributed. Included every year are 7 paintings by Bastiaan Mol.
* The American/German art-magazine JUTURNA ,specialized in the male in the arts ,included 8 pages of his art in their number 5 issue . Also in the 10th edition again 8 pages with his work were shown.
* March 2020 the -also German- Boner-Magazine published a 4-paged interview with Bastiaan Mol and in 2021 Spanish magazine Donovan showed two of his paintings.
Exhibitions of his work can be seen in his city : Rotterdam . Yearly he exhibits a selection of his works at artcafé `t Pakhuys in the old ,historic part of Rotterdam: Delfshaven .for 2023 it will be from March 19th -April 16th .
Also find me on my other websites : Facebook https://www.facebook.com/basmolart/
www.bastiaanmol-art.com and www.bastiaanmol.com