Born in Congo in 1958, moved into Belgium in 1960.

Obtained mastership in 1979 at Sint-Thomas in Brussels.

Started teaching arts in 1979 at the Coloma Institute in Mechelen.

Graduated in model drawing at the Royal Academy in Mechelen.

Made caricatures for several publications in Belgian press.

Won several awards in Belgium, France,
Poland, Portugal, Iran and the USA.

Was elected in 2003 as 'World's Best Caricaturist' by the Professional cartoonists in Iran.

Was invited in Saint-Just-Le-Martel, Saint-Estève and Samer (France) several times.

Did masterclass with Sebastian Krueger in Seixal (Portugal) in June 2001.

Guest of honour in Ourense (Spain) and Dubai (UAE) in March 2002.

Guest speaker - with Sebastian Krueger - during the NCN Convention in Orlando, Florida in January 2003.

"Honorary Master" at NCN/ISCA.

Working visits at the studios of Alcis Szabo-Reiss (Germany), Superbi (Italy), Krueger (Germany) and Turcios (Spain), spring 2003.

Guest artist in Porto (Portugal) in May 2003.

Invited to Tokyo (Japan) at Central West Entertainment by his friend and caricaturist Kage Nakanishi in May 2004.

Working visits at the studios of Ismael Roldan and Garrett Bender (USA, New York), November 2004.

Seminars at the NCN convention in Las Vegas, February 2005.

Co-organiser and seminars at the First European Minicon in Malaga, November 2005.

Invited to Tehran (Iran) to be Guest of Honor for the 7th Tehran international cartoon festival.

Seminar at the NCN convention in Orlando, October 2006.
Two first prizes at this NCN convention: "Portfolio of the year", and "Master of the year".

New book FAMOUS CORPSES 2005 published in October 2006.

Seminar at the NCN mini-convention in Oosterbeek (The Netherrlands), January 2007.
Prizes at this NCN convention:
- Best overall caricature: 1st and 2nd place
- Best black and white caricature: 1st place and 3rd place
- Best colour caricature: 2nd and 3rd place.

Seminar at the NCN mini-convention in Tokyo, February 2007
Third Prize "Best Overall Caricaturist" at this convention.

Hands on workshops at the main NCN convention in Reno, October 2007.
First prize at this NCN convention: "Portfolio of the year".

Seminar at the NCN mini-convention in Oosterbeek (The Netherrlands), January 2008.
Prizes at this NCN convention:
- Best overall caricature: 1st place
- Best colour caricature: 3rd place.
- Best portfolio: 2nd place.

Seminars at the NCN convention in Raleigh, NC, November 2008.
Two first prizes at this NCN convention: "Master caricature of the year", and "Master of the year".

New book FAMOUS CORPSES
published in November 2008.

Seminars at the ISCA convention in Sandusky, Ohio, November 2009

New books published in 2010: Sketching is Fun! and Sketching is Fun 2!

Seminars at Hoshinoko Productions, Tokyo, Japan, July 2010
Seminars at Fun Caricature, Seoul, Korea, August 2010

President of ISCA Europe 2010-2011

Co-organizer ISCA convention in Girona (Spain), April 2011.
Best black and white caricature: 1st place
at this convention.

"Portfolio of the Year" award at the ISCA convention in St. Pete, Tampa, FL in November 2011.


Most important publications are seven caricature books
Bekketrekkers uit Belgenland (1989) Glénat Ed. Brussels (exhausted)
Het Laatste Testament der Belgen (1993) Glénat Ed. Brussels (exhausted)
De Kunst van de Karikatuur (1996) Glénat Paris, second print.
This book was published in Dutch and French and was translated into Korean (2001) and Chinese (2002).
Famous Corpses (2006), Op De Beeck, Hufford and Bailey, published by Op De Beeck.
Famous Corpses (2008). Op De Beeck, Sato and Griffith, published by Art Squared Publishing.

Sketching is Fun! (2010). Op De Beeck. Published by Op De Beeck.
Sketching is Fun2 (2010). Op De Beeck. Published by Op De Beeck.



 

Dutch

French

Korean

Chinese

Published a portrait book of Grand Masters of chess, Uit de eerste Hand, text by journalist Jules Welling (1991) Uitgeverij Schaaknieuws, Holland.

 

 
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