Bert Hermans is since the end of the eighties a passionate painter and he owns now an atelier at the Vest in the historic city center of Gouda. There his work consists mainly of oil paintings. His mayor theme is industrial and cultural heritage. At the beginning of his painting career he followed different courses in acryl, waterpaint and oil painting at the art school 'Stichting Kunstzinnige Vorming Rotterdam'. He further developed his technique by following courses in the atelier of Clara Miedema in Rotterdam.
Bert was nominated in 2014, 2016 and 2018 for the Dutch title 'Painting of the year' with regard to his paintings 'Het slachthuis', 'Don't shoot the piano player' and 'Kokerein Zollverein 3'.
Bert was in december 2016 among the 50 artists who were shortlisted as finalists in Artavita’s 21st Online Art Contest and won the title 'Artist of the Month' in April 2017. Bert won the second price during the Annual Dutch Art Fair in October 2018. He was choosen out of 190 artists from 13 countries.
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