Eddy Verloes is a multi-award-winning photographer and visual storyteller from Belgium. Studies in literature, philosophy and arts at the the University of Louvain (Belgium) and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.B. (Germany). Studies in photography at the Louvain CVO. Former organizer of Leuven Plaza Proms/Plaza Night 2005-2009 (Belgium).
2015-2023: 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, 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), "Zeezuchten/Seasighs" (2020), "Buiten zinnen/Losing Our MInds" (2021), "Aardelingen/Earthlings" (2022)
Most important awards in 2020-2023:
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
Video Opening Exhibition 'Losing Our Minds' @ Space Place Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nizhny Tagil, Russia, 2022, March 11, Russian TV
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
Pre-selected for the 'Best of the Best Photographers 2023' - One Eyeland Book, Vol.12