Piet Engelman was born in Paris in 1953, the son of a painter, and whose family for generations has been involved in the arts. Martin Engelman, his father, was professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin and his uncle Jan Engelman the known poet.Piet received his baccalaureate in 1972, and shortly afterwards went to study Painting in Berlin at the Academy of Fine Arts with professor Breitkreuz and professor Dunkel. In 1974, he began additional study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam with professor Jutta Metzger, Paul ten Hoppen and Harry op de Laak.As a young promising talent, he was selected to exhibit at the "Fodor Museum" in Amsterdam. The Dutch government bought many of his works, permanently placing them in public collections throughout the country.In 1978, he moved to Paris with his wife and participated at different group exhibitions: Salons. Then moved to the country, Maignelay - Montigny where he was in contact with the nature. He lived there with his family among many other artists (musicians, dancers, painters) in a very large castle, and create some his most outstanding works. After several trips to Greece, he became attracted to the country and it is there that he now lives and works.


One man shows:
2018 Galerie Feuillantines,Paris,France
2015 Galerie Feuillantines,Paris,France
2013 Galerie Feuillantines,Paris,France
2010 Galerie Agnes Raben,Vorden,Pays bas
2010 Galerie "Het Cleyne Huis" ,La Haye Pays bas
2008 Vossius and Partner, Munich Allemagne
2007 Galerie  Vierhauser ,Salzburg Autriche
2006 Grosse Kunst Austellung bei die "Schrannenhalle"
2004 Gallery Klaus Uchtmann, Munich
2003 Exhibition at the mode show of Miss Noblex, Paris
2000 Kunstforum Arabellapark, Munich
1999 Gallery Couzis, Zaltbommel - The Netherlands
1996 BMW Gallery, Munich
1992 Gallery Solange Vigny in collaboration with the S-Y-M Kultur Management, Munich
1989 Athens Hilton for the occasion of “The Dutch flower show”
1988 Art cultural center of Athens
1987 Zalokosta Gallery, Athens
1986 Witte Voet Gallery, Amsterdam
1980 Witte Voet Gallery, Amsterdam
1977 Witte Voet Gallery, Amsterdam


Group exhibitions:

2018 Art up Lille
2017 centre culturel Villars -Apt
2016 Art up.Bruxelles
2012 Gordes "Chapelle des penitents"
2000 Exhibition of Dutch comtemporary Art in the Athens Hilton
1997 Festival of Velles, France
1994 Saint Eurach golf club, Germany
1991 Gallery Josine Bokhoven, Amsterdam
1986 Cultural center of Alsmeer, the Netherlands
1985 Cultural center of Aghia Paraskevi, Athens
1983 French Institute ,Maison Descartes Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam
1980 Salon de Montrouge, (hommage to Gustave Moreau)
1979 Salon de Montrouge, (hommage to Pierre Bonnard)
1978 Museum Fodor, Amsterdam
1978 Salon de Montrouge ,( hommage to Georges Braque)
1978 Salon Saint Denis, Paris