Jan De Vliegher was born on September 18, 1964, in Bruges, Belgium lives and works in Bruges. Vliegher graduated at the Sint-Lucas Higher Institute for Visual Arts of Ghent (1982-1986) and obtained his master's degree in painting (magna cum laude).
Vliegher loves to use bright and strong color palette to give his paintings a dynamic and expressive character. He brings his paintings to life by playing with light and color. The emotional impact of a work is a huge importance to the Vliegher.
Vliegher has already exhibited in various national as international art galleries. Since 2003, Vliegher is a drawing and painting professor at the Stedelijke Academie of Bruges.