Ivo Rikkert was born on January 31st 1974. He attended the Art Academy of Den Bosch (graphics/illustration) and graduated at the AKI Art Academy in Enschede (photography). During his first job as assistant photographer at De Fotografen in Oldenzaal, Ivo started out as freelancer for several studios. In 2002 he took it to the next level and decided to work from his studio fulltime. Specialised in advertising, fashion, beauty and hair, Ivo now works for several renowned fashion designers, magazines, ateliers and a variety of brands in the beauty and hair industry.
Ivo Rikkert is ultimate provocateur in fashion photography. His erotically and sensual charged photographs changed the mainstream way of thinking in beautiful fashion publications.