Ruud van Empel Biography
Dutch photographer Ruud van Empel (1958-present) is celebrated for his intricate collage process, often merging a number of images through photo editing software and other digital approaches. Themes blend Surrealism with classic Western portraiture, resulting in pictures that are both dreamlike and familiar. An early career in graphic design as well as designing for theater productions and television informed his approach to photography, greatly focused on technology’s influence on the modern world.
Born in Breda, Netherlands, Ruud van Empel grew up to study at the St. Joost Academy of Art and graduated in 1981. ...
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