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Guus Hellegers

Guus Hellegers

Gustaaf T.M. Hellegers (1937), sculptor and medallist, lives in Steggerda, The Netherlands. Graduated with honor in sculpture at the Royal Academy of Plastic Arts The Hague (1964), scolarship at the National Higher Institute for Fine Arts in Antwerp (1964). He executed many sculptures in commission through The Netherlands and his works are represented in many privat and public collections.

He works both in bronze and stone.

Type of work: flat sculptures, lying figures and Dreamgates; medals in two and three dimensions.

Grand Prize of the FIDEM (Fédération International de la Médaille) Neuchâtel, 1996
J. Sanford Saltus Award for significant achiefment in the field of medallic art from the American Numismatic Society, New York, 2001
Honourable Mention - III International Biennial of Contemporary Medal Seixal Portugal 2003
Hannie Mein Kunstprijs, Wolvega, 2006

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