Born in Heerlen in the Netherlands, lives and works in the Paris region.

Associate professor of arts, PHD in art sciences, researcher and theorist in art, National Education trainer.
At the Beaux-arts of Paris, Erwan Bout is a teacher in Via Ferrata, preparatory class for high schools of arts. He also acts as tutor and educational advisor in the AIMS (Artist Intervening in School Program).

He also teaches at Lycée Henri-IV in Paris.

His research focuses in particular on the epistemological approach of art as well, and on the intersections between arts and sciences.