B i o g r a p h y
Fine Art Photographer Frank van Driel [1966, Leiden, the Netherlands] holds a master degree in Change Management and was educated at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Frank grew up spending his summers at a family farm estate in Beekbergen. Here he was taught how to ride horses, hunt, fish and farm. At a very early age Frank developed a keen eye for photography. He bought his first analog Hasselblad camera at the age of 19. He developed his films and printed analog black & white film and won several prizes.
After a short career at KPMG Management Consulting he picked up his cameras again and made a 180 degree career change in 2001. First Frank worked as a commercial photographer where he shot advertising campaigns and made high end commercial portraits. To then realize his true ambition of becoming a Fine Art Photographer.
His autonomous works is presented at art fairs like KunstRai, PAN Amsterdam, Rotterdam Contempory & TEFAF Maastricht and exhibited in cities like Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Antwerp and London. Nowadays Frank focuses 100% on creating autonomous series that represent franks' past, present and future. His work is Internationally awarded and included in the collections of many private collectors and Institutions. All prints are individually signed and numbered and always accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.