Habotai
2015 Workshop at Habotai
Tibet 2014
2014 Tibet
Foto: Dagmar
Chambon-sur-Lignon
2011 Chambon-s-Lignon (F)
Photo: J-P Rabérin
ZW China
2011 SW China
Photo: E. Van Kets
Galerie Smend
2010 Cologne (D)
Photo H De Ridder
Scottsdale
2009 Scottsdale (USA)
Photo: K. Ehling
ZW China
2006 SW China
Photo: R. Loncke
Aarhus
2003 Åarhus (DK)
Poto: Birthe Havmøller
Gent
1999 Gent (B)
Photo: G. De Loose
Hoboken
1985 Hoboken (B)
Demo Tobasign

BIOGRAPHY
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENES

2016
Workshops in own studio
Lecture: Festivals in Amdo, the NE of Tibet, weefkring Foudia (NL)
Demo, Galerie Etienne Dewulf, Sint-Amandsberg (B)
Symposium Batik Guild (GB)
Study trip to Japan
2015
Winter workshops in own studio
Organisation Silk Festival: exhibition in Galerie Etienne Dewulf and workshops with Lydie Ottelart and Christian Sicaud
Lecture: Festivals in Amdo, the NE of Tibet, in ldc De Vlasschaard, Gent (B)
Guest teacher at DIY Textiel School Amsterdam (NL): Batik Basics
Guest teacher at Habotai Mortsel (B): Craquelé in Batik
Autumn workshops in own studio
2014
Lecture: Festivals in Amdo for the Institute for Americanistic in Antwerp (B).
Guest teacher DIY Textiel School Amsterdam (NL): 2 workshops: Transparancy in batik and Discharge.
Organisation workshop Shibori with guest teacher Karla De Ketalaere.
Study trip to Tibet.
Lecture: Winter festivals in Tibet, ldc Wibier, Gent(B).
2013
Guest teacher DIY Textiel School Amsterdam (NL)
Guest teacher 18e Festival International de Peinture sur Soie du Chambon sur Lignon (F)
2012
Guest teacher Arts Textiles, Brioude (F)
Guest teacher 17e Festival International de Peinture sur Soie du Chambon sur Lignon (F)
2011
Publication: LE BATIK... FASCINANT!
Study trip to SW China
Lecture: 'SW China, Guizhou Province, 10 years of evolution'
Guest teacher 16e Festival International de Peinture sur Soie du Chambon sur Lignon (F)
2010 
Publication:
FASCINEREND BATIK - TECHNIEK EN PRAKTIJK
FASCINATING BATIK - TECHNIQUE AND PRACTICE
Guest teacher 15e Festival International de Peinture sur Soie du Chambon sur Lignon (F)
2009
Scottsdale (USA): guest teacher batik and lecturer about SW China
Tilburg (NL): guest lecturer European Surface Design Conference ‘Crossing Borders’
Study trip to SW China
2008
Mennorode (NL): Textiel Plus, workshop batik collages with wax
Study trip to SW China
Lectures in Belgium and The Netherlands about the minorities in SW China
2007
Kuala Lumpur (Maleisië): guest lecturer during the KLIB (Kuala Lumpur International Batik) Convention & Exhibition
Kansas City (USA) : SDA Conference, Batik insrtuctor
2006
Organisation study trip to SW China in co-operation with Gina Corrigan (GB)
2005
Boston (USA): Guest teacher World Batik Conference 2005
2003
Gent (B): Coorganiser, lecturer and instructor in ‘Batik 2003… art in movement’, MIAT
Aarhus (DK): Guest lecturer and teacher, participation in the exhibition Surface Design
2002
Paris and St Yrieix les Bois (Creuse) (F) : guest teacher
2001
Guest lecturer during the study trip to SW China
2000
Yogyakarta, Indonesia: member of the Jury in the ‘Lomba Batik Festival’
1999
Madrid (E): guest teacher
Gent (B): organisation of the “International Batik Gathering ‘Now & Then’” and the exhibition ‘Wax Cracks’
1997
Yogyakarta (Indonesië): guest lecturerin the Dunia Batik Conference
Anshun (provincie of Guizhou, China): Guest lecturerin the ‘International Batik Works Academic Discussion’
From 1995
Organisation of workshops in cooperation with international guest instructors
1994 and 1995
Study trips to Indonesia
1986
Hasselt (B): Instructor in the education cenre for self-empoyed people
1981
Establisment of self-empoyed business
Launching TOBA dyes in Belgium
Foundation of a centre for Batik and silk paintin
From 1978
Teacher in Batik in private and official educaton
1960-1966
Chemistry lab technician in Sidac (Gent - B) producing synthetic materials