MEET THE ARTISTS

ALEXIA

STRUYE

Alexia uses photography as a paintbrush to depict an embellished reality, a surrealism that becomes so meticulous and harmonious, that it intrigues.

www.alexiastruye.be

CATHERINE

DAEL

Catherine’s paintings are figurative and colourful with a nostalgic atmosphere. Old family albums are her source of inspiration.

www.catherinedael.com

CHRISTINE

VAN HAVERE

I dream my painting and then I paint my dream. Christine likes to use this quote from Vincent Van Gogh to describe her paintings.

DOMINIQUE

BARBERIS

With her unique handmade collages on vintage book covers en pages, Dominique sees and feels a story she tells with subtle, pure and organic shapes.

www.dominiquebarberis.be

EARNEST

Earnest finds inspiration in life with energetic and transformative paintings as a result.

www.earnest.be

ISABELLA

THEYS

For the creation of her figurative images, Isabella finds inspiration in the banality of everyday life. Snapshots of female figures are frozen in time by means of oil paint, acrylics or markers.

www.isabellatheys.com

KATHLEEN

STEEGMANS

Kathleen makes paintings and rich, multilayered mixed media art inspired by personal development and spirituality. Each piece is created to convey movement, self-reflection and curiosity. Encouraging you to live the empowered, joyful life you are meant to live.

www.kathleensteegmans.be

NATALIE

PLEIS

Natalie creates paintings on wood inspired by nature, always abstract with the illusion of the sea, dawn, fire,… She uses only natural or metallic pigments applied with a palette.

www.nataliepleis.com

RACHEL

AGNEW

Each one of Rachel’s paintings are an uppercut because of their confronting honesty, imperfect beauty and humanity using man and humanity as a central theme.

www.rachelagnew.com

STEPHANIE

VAN BENEDEN

While sculpting, there’s a moment when the magic happens and the sculpture comes alive. Stéphanie gives her animals a name which adds to their personality. 

www.stephvanbe.be

VERONIQUE

JANSSEUNE

Véronique Jansseune makes geometrical abstract paintings in which he plays with colour, shape and matter.

www.veroniquejansseune.be

PROGRAMME

Thursday 5 March     18:00 – 21:00 VERNISSAGE

  • 19:00: openingsspeech: schepen van cultuur Ben Segers
  • 18:00 – 21:00: beats and poetry by Jessica Boyeleba Balehen 
  • meet ALL the artists

Friday 6 March      12:00 – 18:00

  • meet the artists: Véronique Jansseune & Stéphanie Van Beneden

Saturday 7 March     10:00 – 18:00

  • meet the artists: Natalie Pleis, Kathleen Steegmans & Christine Van Havere

Sunday 8 March     10:00 – 18:00 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

  • 10:00 – 13:00: Sunday brunch Bar+
  • 10:30 – 12:00: workshop for kids: painting with Yayoi 
  • 12:00: taiko performance by Josei Yùsen
  • 12:30 – 14:00: workshop for kids: sculpting with Louise
  • 14:00: taiko performance by Josei Yùsen
  • 14:30 – 16:00: workshop for kids: collage with Hannah
  • 16:00: taiko performance by Josei Yùsen
  • meet the artists: Isabella Theys, Catherine Dael & Dominique Barberis, Kathleen Steegmans, Alexia Struye
  • end the day in De Roma with the movie X (a story about being a woman and feeling like a woman) with talk and party. Tickets and info: https://www.deroma.be/nl/agenda/x/10735/

Thursday 12 March     12:00 – 18:00

  • meet the artists: Christine Van Havere & Catherine Dael

Friday 13 March     12:00 – 21:00 LATE NIGHT OPENING

  • meet the artists: Véronique Jansseune & Earnest
  • 18:00 – 21:00: Unknown Dinner 
  • meet the artists: Isabella Theys & Alexia Struye (late night)

Saturday 14 March     10:00 – 18:00

  • meet the artists: Alexia Struye, Natalie Pleis & Christine Van Havere

Sunday 15 March     10:00 – 17:00 FINISSAGE

  • 10:00 -13:00: Sunday brunch Bar+
  • 14:00 – 14:45 – 15:30 – 16:15: dance performances by Isabella Arboleda
  • 16:30 : raffle to announce the winners of the contest
  • meet the artists: Stéphanie Van Beneden, Dominique Barberis, Kathleen Steegmans

WORKSHOPS

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CONTEST

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PERFORMERS

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