Hab Vandenwijngaard work engages all of our senses. His multilayered approach is reminiscent of that of a sculptor who meticulously carves layer by layer to achieve a desired image or effect. Hab Vandenwijngaard takes the same approach only in his work instead of carving away, he builds layers by combining different materials and utilising collage techniques. His work is very meticulous and detail oriented where every piece of surface is given a proper attention. Hab believes that his work is never finished – something always could be added giving way to new discoveries and subsequently to the new meaning. It gives audience a chance to immerse themselves in the unique work that depicts different ways of seeing through the prism of self-reflection.
Hab Vandenwijngaard explores religion through the series of tridimensional works that share his wordly vision with the viewers. He masterfully weaves poetic sensibilities into his sculptures allowing viewers to consider different ways of seeing and experiencing his work. Hab Vandenwijngaard uses his work to communicate and explore relationship between spiritual form and its meaning. The many layers of Hab Vandenwijngaard works create visual impact and evoke deep personal feelings. He reflects and draws attention to the complexities of one’s relationships with religion and spirituality allowing viewers to find their own meaning in his work.