Jaap Egmond was born in New York, but his family moved to Amsterdam shortly after his birth. After graduating from university, Jaap Egmond worked as an art teacher for almost thirty years. He began his artistic career in 1960. His art consists of white, geometric and abstract compositions. At the beginning of his artistic career he mostly made reliefs out of cardboard. Later he also made reliefs and sculptures from steel and plexiglass. Only at the end of his career did he begin to use colours.
Born1913 New York, USA
died 1997 Amstelveen, Niederlande