Jan Bekker (1941) is living in Dinxperlo. He is, according to his own words, not an artist but an amateur visual designer.
His work is mainly figurative and varying. His preference is to work and model with clay, while working with soapstone, wood and metal is not strange to him. The variety of his objects shows a fascinating whole while it remains visible that it is made by human hands. He uses a color scheme of  acrylic paint but also likes to retain the natural color of the clay after burnng.

Every week he and a number of other enthusiasts are meeting to work under the guidance of the famous artist and sculptor Jozef Kemperman from Gendringen.