Friday 15/10/2021 was opening night of our duo exhibition in Kunstcentrum De Wasserij in Lokeren. Luckily there were no covid restrictions and we could invite people for opening night. 70 people came for a visit. We received some press coverage in Het Laatste Nieuws, Het Nieuwsblad en De Zondag. Organising an exhibition was a first
Painting is an act of discovery for me, so from time to time I take the time to experiment and discover new methods or materials. Ik begin by asking a question, for instance: how much chaos can I make and still have a balanced painting in the end. Or: can I paint a painting in
In juni 2021 I became a first time grandmother. A very special occasion. So I made an artwork for my granddaughter on a wooden panel of 61x122cm that is hanging in her bedroom. My inspiration was the expression ‘It takes a village …’. The first layers of the painting are a collective project. They contain
Art is more than decoration: art relects something of yourself, maybe something that’s missing in your life. You can’t say it in words, but you can feel it. Art makes a home of your house because it shows your unique personality, it adds something of yourself to a room. Art is good for your mood.
2020 is a strange year, not a year like any other, a year dominated by the covid-19 pandemic. It’s a year in which we came to realise how important our loved ones and friends are, for our physical and our mental health. I for one am very glad I have painting to distract me. Otherwise