Eddy Verloes is a multi-award-winning photographer and visual storyteller from Belgium. Studies in literature (magna cum laude) and philosophy  at the the University of Louvain (Belgium) and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany). Studies in photography at the Louvain CVO (Belgium). Former organizer of Leuven Plaza Proms/Plaza Night, Belgium 2005-2009. Honorary citizen of Boutersem (Belgium).

2015-2024: exhibitions in different galleries or special locations (solo or with other photographers, painters, poets, sculptors, musicians, composers, video artists, mixed media artists) in the USA, United Kingdom, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Brasil, Mexico, Russia, Germany, Greece, Crete, Malta, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Serbia, Austria, France, The Netherlands and Belgium.

Photo books: "No time to Verloes" (2015), "Cuba libre" (2016), "Als de klaprozen..." (2018), "Zeezuchten/Seasighs" (2020),  "Buiten zinnen/Losing Our MInds" (2021), "Aardelingen/Earthlings" (2022)

Most important awards in 2020-2024:

Finalist LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards

Selected as one of the best contemporary photographers worldwide by the American site All-About-Photo

Winner Life Framer Photo Contest 2020 (Theme: "Civilization") judged by Tate Modern's Curator of Intern. Art & Photography Emma Lewis

Selected for the Life Framer Collection 2020

Travel Photographer of the Year 2020 (People of the world)

Winner Siena Creative Photo Awards 2021 (Open Theme) 

Winner Pangea Prize Siena Creative Photo Awards 2021 (Open Theme)

Winner Malta International Photo Travel Award 2020/2021

2nd Place MonoVisions Awards 2021  (Photojournalism), London (UK)

Finalist FOCUS Photo L.A. 2021, Los Angeles (USA)

Winner Siena International Photography Awards 2021 (Fascinating faces and characters) with my "Remarkable Artwork"

Winner 16th Annual Black & White Spider Awards 2021, Beverly Hills (California)

Winner of the Union of Lights 2021 World Photography Contest ("Street & Lifestyle")

3rd Place Winner (Photojournalism) Monochrome Photography Awards 2021, London (UK)

Winner 17th Pollux Awards 2021 (Open Theme - series), Barcelona (Spain)

Finalist LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2022

Winner of The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2021/2022, New York (USA), Exhibition @ Agora Gallery, NY,  2023, Jan 4-17

Winner Fine Art Photography Awards 2021/2022 (Photojournalism), 8th edition, London (UK) 

Gold Winner Muse Photography Award 2022 (Fine Art Photography - People) with my series 'Losing Our Minds', NY, (USA)

Gold Winner London Photography Awards 2022 (Black & White Photography - Religious) with my series 'Losing Our Minds', London (UK)

Gold Winner London Photography Awards 2022 (People Photography - Religious) with my series 'Losing Our Minds', London (UK)

Finalist LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2022

Bronze Medal Paris International Street Photo Awards 2021- Category Black & White

Winner of the Intern. Black & White Photography Awards 2022 with my series 'Losing Our Minds', also awarded with a 'Special Mention' (Paris)

Overall Contest Winner @ the reFocus 'One Shot Contest' Awards 2022, honoring the most extraordinary photographers of our time.

Photographer of the Year Winner (Amateur) with an 'Outstanding Achievement' @ the 17th B&W Spider Awards 2022, Beverly Hills (USA)

Silver Winner in Portfolio/Fine Art @ Budapest International Foto Awards 2022 with my series 'Losing Our Minds'

Silver Winner NY Photography Awards 2022 - Editorial Photography/Religious with my series 'Losing Our Minds'

Silver Winner NY Photography Awards 2022 - People Photography/Religious with my series 'Losing Our Minds'

Inductee to the Influx Gallery's Hall of Fame (London) - Merit of Excellence - 2023, January

Finalist Life Framer Humans of the World Competition (USA) - 2023, January

Winner of the 1st Salamander International Art Prize + exhibition @ Monteoliveto Gallery Paris (France) - 2023, February 23-28

Selected for the 'Best of the Best Photographers 2023' - One Eyeland Book, Vol.12 with my series 'Losing Our Minds'

Gold Winner Muse Photography Award 2023 (People Photography - Couple) with my series 'Get connected', NY, (USA)

Silver Winner in Portraiture/Culture @ PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2023 with my series 'Losing Our Minds'

Winner of The 1st Budapest International Art Show artBIAS 2023, organized by Teravarna Art Gallery Los Angeles (USA) and Golden Duck Gallery Budapest (Hungary)

Grand Prize Winner of the Great Photo Awards 2023/ Black & White World Photo Competition, Athens (Greece) with 'Losing Our Minds'

Finalist LensCulture Black and White Photography Awards 2023

Finalist Travel Photographer of the Year 2023 - Portfolio Visual Stories + One Shot 'A quieter life'

Selected for the Xposure International Photography Festival @ Expo Center Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2024, Feb. 28 - March 5

Platium, Gold & Silver Winner @ 2024 MUSE Photography Awards, New York

Finalist LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2024