Sculptor, Eric Verhelst born in 1959 studied Sculpture and Monumental Art at the Academy of Art in Antwerp between 1980 and 1987. In completion of his studies he did several instructional tours in Belgium and abroad. Including working intensely on location in Stonequarry and Granite Studios (Marble Institute of Colorado USA). Since 1998, Eric Verhelst has been selected and invited to international symposiums en prestiges biŽnnales to show his work around the World.