Born 1978 in La Louvière (France) Works and lives in Brussels since 1997. His work is often personal, using objects and memories from childhood. A young and emerging artist he has exhibited in New York, as well as in many European countries.
The sculptor Eric Croes has been working several years on the development of his themes of choice through the medium of ceramics. Motivated by both his personal interests as well as his practice, Croes, like many artists of his generation, utilises new tools and new production methods, transcending longprevailing polarities: craft versus art, tradition versus modernity, art versus design, traditional tools and media versus technology. For Croes, ‘making’ is a key concept that leads to a return to the workshop, the apprenticeship of autonomy and the pleasure of craftwork and actual doing.
"PORTRAIT CHINOIS (Simon)" 2015 enamelled white sandstone
Image by courtesy of the artist