A native of Ghent Belgium, Hedwig Brouckaert received her MFA from the University of California, Davis after completing a Masters in sculpture at the Sint-Lukas Hogeschool in Brussels and a Postgraduate at the Higher Institute for Fine Arts in Belgium. Brouckaert received numerous grants from the Flemish Government in Belgium, and fellowships of the Rockefeller Foundation – Bellagio (IT), Liguria Study Center Bogliasco (IT), Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, Hafnarborg Museum of Iceland, Yaddo (NY), Anderson Ranch (CO), Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and FLACC (BE). Her work has appeared in numerous exhibitions throughout the US and internationally, including ‘Re/pro/ducing Complexity’ curated by Peter Lodermeyer with work by Jorinde Voigt and Nelleke Beltjens at the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens (BE), Städtische Galerie Villa Zanders (DE), VOLTA NY (2014 & ’18), Kentler International Drawing Space (NY), Kunstraum (NY), Bangkok Art and Culture Center (TH), and the Pallazo Vendramin Costa (Venice IT). Brouckaert’s work has been discussed in the Brooklyn Rail, the New York Times and KunstHart (BE) among other magazines and papers. Brouckaert is currently working in a studio at NurtureArt in Bushwick, Brooklyn.