About the artist
Bernard Heesen is a Dutch glass artist and designer. He studied architecture in Delft from 1977 to 1984 and after that started working at the glass factory that his father, Willem Heesen, founded; De Oude Horn. In 1986 Bernard Heesen chose to be a glass artist. From then on, and still today, he worked at designs with his father and other glass blowers from De Oude Horn.