Luk Van Soom was born on October 27, 1956 in Weelde-Statie, Belgium.
More than 60 years later, he has a laundry list of high-profile exhibitions and projects to his name, both at home and abroad. For example, he represented Belgium at the World Exhibition in Seville, Spain (1992) and for Beaufort (2006) he placed a twelve meter high lamp tree on the beach of Middelkerk. In addition, he made more than 50 works in public space in the Netherlands and Belgium, such as Walhalla (1993, Antwerp), The Man from Atlantis (2003, Brussels), The Wharfinger (2005, Zwolle) and Walking to Magdalena (2012). , Ostend).