Jeroen Witvliet was born in Capelle aan den Ijssel, the Netherlands in 1972. He received an MFA from the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC in 2014 and a BFA from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1996. He won the Erasmus Exchange Program Award in 1996 and moved to Canada to study film at Emily Carr University in Vancouver. In 2015 Witvliet had a solo exhibition “Wayfayer” at the Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC, and was part of “Memory Landscape” at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie in 2018 and “(Dis)Connect” at Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George, BC in 2019. He has had solo and group exhibitions in Canada, the US and Europe.