Donated by Sarah and John White
Born in the Netherlands, London artist Henrikus Bervoets has lived in Canada for more than 40 years and studied art at Western University. He is the co-founder and executive director of Art for AIDS International organization and has long been known for his work on social issues and working with young people to raise awareness about them, especially AIDS. Before founding Art for AIDS in 2001, Hendrikus was president of Bervoets Environmental Consulting Ltd., a firm specializing in architectural design and environmental consulting for health and community-oriented spaces including hospitals and special care units, retirement facilities, and community centres. Bervoets’ work has been shown in public and private galleries across Canada and he has participated in major international print portfolios including the Johannesburg Biennale, The Levee: an International Print Portfolio, and the Artists International Direct Support Portfolio. His work is included in public and private collections in Canada and abroad.