Vincent Berquez is an artist, poet, and curator who sometimes also works in Broadcasting.
He has published in Britain, Europe, America and New Zealand.
His work appears in various anthologies, including My Gun is Bigger Than Your Gun and
A Passion For Poetry Anthology. He was requested to write a Tribute as part of
Poems to the American People for the Hastings International Poetry Festival.
He has also been commissioned to write a eulogy by the son of Chief Albert Nwanzi Okoluko,
the Ogimma Obi of Ogwashi-Uku to commemorate the death of his father.
He has been a judge for Manifold Magazine
and had work read as part of Manifold Voices at Waltham Abbey.
He has read his work many times, including at The Troubadour and at the Pitshanger Poets,
in Ealing, and was nominated for Poet of the Year with the Forward Prize for Literature.
He will be contributing to a London Voices anthology soon.
With his artwork he has shown world wide, winning first prize at the Novum Comum 88í Competition in Como, Italy.
He has worked with an artís group, called Eins von Hundert, from Cologne, Germany for over 16 years.
He has recently shown his work at the Lambs Conduit Festival and had a one-man show at Sacred Spaces,
St John the Baptist, Westbourne Park in November and at the Foundlings Museum in May, 2008.