André Willequet

b. 3 January 1921 in Brussels (B), d. 1 July 1998 in Uccle (B); Belgian sculptor

Willequet was born in Brussels, but grew up in Luxembourg.

1940-1945 Studied under sculptor Oscar Jespers at the École nationale supérieure des arts visuels (ENSAV) - formerly École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture et des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAAD - la Cambre) - in Brussels
1947Awarded second prize at the Prix de Rome awards ceremony
1951-1952Studied at the Royal College of Art in London under the sculptors Jacob Epstein and Henry Moore
1959Florence and Rome
1959Invitation to take part in the first Symposium of European Sculptors with Karl Prantl in Sankt Margarethen in Burgenland

He worked in wood, natural stone, bronze and steel. Some of his works can be found in the region around Brussels.