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Qualified conservator - restorer of works of art .
Recognized restorer of paintings and polychrome sculptures.
Fine Art Restorer painter and teacher
Work in the forgotten style of the masters of the 17th,18th and 19th century..
also specialist in marmerpainting. For the last years he makes drawings who he keeps for himself.
He finds his inspiration in the Mythologie and Symbolism.
Drawes in the impressionistic style. Work mostly on paper.
1986-1990: Higher Institute of Fine Arts in Ghent Sint-Lucas. Monumental Pictures Arts Specialization Certificate + aggregate.
1990-1991-1992: Specialization. Restoration of Art works, Postgraduate "conservator - restorer of works of art" Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
1993: Specialization gilding, restoration of polychrome works of art. Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp .
1992: restoration of paintings for the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, for the MIAT (Museum of Industrial Archaeology and Textiles) in Ghent, as well as for St Nicholas Church in Ghent and individuals.
1992-1994: restoration work for the city of Antwerp Museums include portrait painting "Seneca" by PP Rubens. Full-time practical training at the Historical Museum of the City of Antwerp, in the Plantin-Moretus Museum / Printroom recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1995-2002: full-time conservator - restorer for Groeninge Museum, Memling Museum, and other urban Gruuthusemuseum Bruges museums, such as restoring paintings flemish primitives, including P. Claeissens, Pieter Pourbus en Ambrosius Benson (16de eeuw). Claeissens, Peter Benson Pourbus and Ambrose (16th century). Restoration of the famous bust of Charlemagne (ca. 1520, Conrad Meit), with approval by the curators of these museums.
Since 2002. Independent conservator and manager at Wervik Kerat under the name (short for Art and Restoration Studio) sprl., With the development of various disciplines in restoration of ancient and modern art. Restoration of paintings on canvas, copper, paper, panel, polychrome statues, terracotta and paper carriers.
Except for private clients is a large part of the restoration assignments for government. Here we mention briefly at:
Restoration of a large Baroque statue of Mary in the chapel of Notre Dame of Perpetual Help in Meulebeke.
Works from the Public Art Heritage of the City, as 15 wall paintings from the waiting room of the Mayor (Town Hall) and 8 old paintings from the Museum of Bread House. Restorations supported by the Royal Commission for Monuments and Sites (Brussels Capital Region), Heritage of Flanders, the Ministry of the Flemish Community, the Flemish Institute for Heritage. App