Werner J. Nieuwoudt, was born in Belgium, Bruxelles 29 October, 1972. Matriculated from Pro Arte in 1992 where he majored in art (painting, sculpting and drawing). He furthered his studies for several months in Tokyo, Japan in 1993.

Werner works in a variety of mediums ranging from oils, ceramics, to pewter. His work is influenced by day-to-day life and politics with a tongue-in-cheek approach.

He currently resides in Pretoria, South Africa.