Wieke Aerts is born in The Netherlands and is living and working in Antwerp for almost 2 decades.
She was educated at the Vakschool Schoonhoven in the Netherlands as a goldsmith and silversmith. Eager to learn more Wieke continued her study and graduated from the university of the Arts – HKU, department of architectural design / 3 d-design in Utrecht, also in the Netherlands.
Through the years her jewellery and objects were presented in several exhibitions in Europe and she worked for various metalworkers, designers, artist and galleries. Wieke was also happy to work in a number of collaborative projects in different art disciplines.
Wieke Aerts has been teaching at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp for several years now with great pleasure and meanwhile she continues to work on her artistic projects.