Karel Johan Leusink was born in Medemblik, The Netherlands, in 1949.
He has an eye for details in beautiful things; this was from his childhood already important to him just as nature in all its expressions.
In the beginning, art was only a leisure activity besides his regular work as a dentist, which he has performed with much passion for almost 40 years.
After his 60th birthday, he became a fulltime artist. He had his education at the AKI in Enschede till 2017. His interests were first in bronze sculptures. For the last 4 years, he paints both indoor and plein air.
Karel is married for 45 years with Rosemarie, he has 1 daughter and 3 sons and 9 grandchildren. He lives in the eastern part of The Netherlands, in Borne.