Vincent Gootzen

Vincent Gootzen (born 14 August 1974) is a Dutch musician, skateboarder and visual artist.

His professional skateboarding career bridged a period of 2 decades from the early 1990s into the late 2000s. He achieved multiple victories in the streetstyle discipline such as Dutch Champion in 1996 and European Champion in 1997. Carhartt WIP and Vans Europe have been his main sponsors.

Vincent studied Fine Arts at the Maastricht Institute of Arts in the 90s however he did not finish the study due to the opportunity he was given to turn pro in skateboarding.

As a visual artist his body of work consists of 2D, 3D and site specific installation works.

Throughout the years he has also been a founding member and participant in various artist collectives like Amerikan Teenager, Cardboardbleech, Die Moehre, Helloiamelektroacoustic, Keku Mononote, Tekhasj and TV ME.

In 2022 Vincent launched project space TP2042.