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° Ghent 1956 (B)

 Education :

1976-1980          Master degree in Visual Art,

                                  three - dimensional Design,

                                  Ceramic Art

                                  Luca School of Arts 1980 Ghent (B)

 

Masterclasses with :

Giovanni Cimatti, Astrid Gerhardtz, Monika Patuszynska, Mieke Everaet, John Leach, Thomas Naethe, Rafa Pérez

 

Ceramic teacher at Academy of Arts in Eeklo (B), 1983 till 2020

 

Awards, Grants

2021 :* Special Recognition with a work from the STRANGE FRUIT SERIES

                 Light Space Time Art Gallery

                 Palm Springs California

            * Accepted as MASTER ARTISAN by the

            MICHELANGELO FOUNDATION.

            Publisher of the homo Faber guide

            * 50 WOMEN  ‘THE PERSONAL UNIVERSAL’ virtual exhibition

            A celebration of 50 women’s contribution to ceramics

2020 :* Contest Winner  ‘Harmony and Contrast‘

            the september issue CERAMICS   MONTHLY

             

             *  ’The International Biennial of Miniature Arts Timisoara 2020’ 

                  PREMIUM AWARD  (Romania)

                  section ceramics

             *  Work choosen for the ‘ Thirteenth Annual Cup Show’:  

                 FORM AND FUNCTION

                 Panama City AMELIA CENTER GALLERY (USA) 

2005 : * selection Concorso Internazionale Faënza (IT)

2003 : *  Honorable Diploma

              Zepter International Design Award “ The Cup” (Servië Montenegro)

2001 : * Winner Premium Award City Council of Brasschaat (B)

2001 : * Winner Beguinage Premium Award Dendermonde (B)

2000 : * Selection European Ceramics Biënnial Manises (Sp)

1997 : * Grant Le Bol à Bandol (Fr)

  * Selection Sydney Meyer Fund International Ceramics Award             (AUS)

1993 : * Selection 48° Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica Faëza IT

1988 : * Winner Provincial Award, East of Flanders Ghent (B)

 

Publications

Books

 

Ceramics Monthly, work published in the september issue 2020 :  contest ‘Harmony and Contrast’

Publications BOOKS

“De Belgische Beeldende Kunstenaars” van de 19de tot de 21ste Eeuw PAUL PIRON en Ludion 2016

"Keramiek in Vlaanderen" Lieven D'Haenens : eenheid en verscheidenheid

"Ars Ceramica" Jan Walgrave 1990

Contemporary ceramics in Belgium editions Mardaga

"Gent apologie van een rebelse stad"  1989 Mercatorfonds Antwerpen

”150 jaar stedelijke academie voor schone kunsten Roeselare”

Michiel De Bruyne 1987 Concordia Roeselare-Rumbeke

”Ceramic Form, design and decoration” Peter Lane 1998 London A&C Black

NEWSPAPER 

De STANDAARD (1987) Wijsheid in vaatwerk Jan Walgrave

De Gentenaar (19/08/88)  voer voor echte pottenkijkers

DEN EEKLONAAR (1988) Provinciale prijs voor Anne Mortier

HET NIEUWSBLAD (03/04/89) Paintings and Ceramics in Loosveldt

 

CATALOGUE

1988 Jugendgestaltet Handwerkmesse München (D)

 1993 48° Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d’Arte Faenza (IT)

1995 First Triennial for Design in Flanders

1996 Flemish Arts between picture and function De Brakke Grond (NL)

1997 Sydney Meyer Fund International Ceramics Award Shepparton (AUS)

1997 Biennial of European Ceramics Manises (ESP)

2001 Beguinage Award Dendermonde (B)

2003 Zepter International Design Award ”the cup” (Serbia Montenegro)

2005 Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d’Arte Faënza (IT)

COLLECTION

Work in possession of several private collections

The Shepparton Art Gallery (Aus)

Sanbao Ceramic Collection (CH)

Collection Frank Steyaert (B)

Valcke Art Gallery (B)