Koen Blanckaert is born in Bruges 1961.
He studied at the Royal Academy for Modern Arts in Ghent K.A.S.K-Photo & Art-Film.
He received the First Price Victor Hasselblad (1984), he was freelance assistant for different fashion photographers in London( 1985).
He founded an own photo-studio in 1986 and works as freelance photographer for fashion-publicity-industry. Many contributions for magazines-books-artbooks.
He started to show his work at the artistic scene in 1985.