Born 1951 / Turnhout, Belgium
1963 – 1969 Secondary School of Arts and Decoration, Turnhout, Belgium
1969 – 1972 School of Arts, Printmaking, Sint Lucas, Brussels, Belgium
Specialization in various printing techniques
1972 – 1973 Higher education in pedagogy, Turnhout, Belgium
1972 – 1975 Lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts, Turnhout, Belgium
1974 – 2009 Lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts, Hoogstraten, Belgium
1971 Scholarship granted by the Ministry of Flemish Culture, Thailand,
Hong-Kong and Japan
She attended master classes given by: Graig Zamiëllo, Miyayama Hiroaki, Ernst Hanke, Walter Dohmen, Alfons Bytautas, Reinhard Rössler and others. Since 1972 she participated at numerous exhibitions in Belgium and abroad. In 2002 she made large several meters long linocuts in forms of flags by force of a road roller operating on the main street of Hoogstraten.
She designed and built the stage sets and the attributes of two musical comedies, in 2010 “Gelmel” and in 2014 “1814, the Forgotten Battle”. More than 400 people performed in both musical shows.
She works as a designer of flags, emblems, and clothing for parades, decors, engravings commissioned by companies, schools and municipalities. Her favourite printmaking techniques include etching, collagraphy and lithography. With clean lines on the one hand, and combining different techniques on the other hand, she tries to express her ideas.
She works as a teacher and printmaker in Hoogstraten, Belgium. She lives in Hoogstraten, Belgium.