Frans Wesselman was born in The Hague, Holland in 1953. He qualified as a teacher of art and art history, and then studied printmaking and photography at Groningen College of Art in the North of Holland.
He came to London in 1979 after a year in the Republic of Ireland, working as a photographer and print maker. Since then he has established himself as a painter and etcher more recently as maker of stained glass.
In 2009 Frans was asked to do some work on “Godiva Awakes”, an Olympics related arts project based in Coventry.