Belgian. Born in Brussels in 1951. Lives in Brussels.


Individual Exhibitions

2012    Carpe DiemArt & Research, Lisbon, Portugal

2011    Keeping things pretty straight, Caroline Pagès Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

Galeria Presença, Lisbon, Portugal

2010    Untrue Colors, CO21 centre de couleur contemporaine asbl, Brussels

Terra Incongnita-Part II, Nomad Gallery, Brussels

2008    Site specific work on the exterior façades, Extension of the Photography Museum, Charleroi, Belgium

2007     Caroline Pagès Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

2006    The Art Room, Lisbon, Portugal

2005    Think More, Reach More, Site specific wall painting (office elevator), Brussels

2004    i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Site specific work, Tapestry Museum and Foundation, Tournai, Belgium

2001    Ici & Maintenant, Espace 251 Nord, Tour &Taxis, Brussels

2000    Site specific work, Agoria Group Headquarters, Brussels

CCNOA Project Room, Brussels

1999    Archetype, Brussels

1997    Etienne Tilman Gallery, Brussels

Confrontatie/Dialog, In Situ Gallery, Aalst, Belgium

1989    175 Gallery, Brussels

1986    X+ Gallery, Brussels

1985    Recent Works, Vandevelde Hotel – La Cambre School of Visual Arts, Brussels


Collective Exhibitions (selection)

2012    Arco art fair, Madrid, Caroline Pagès gallery, Lisbon

Linea inc, Santa Monica, California

Thrown Together, Nomad Gallery, Brussels

2011    Scope Miami, contemporary art fair, USA, Nomad Gallery (Brussels)

(e)merge, contemporary art fair, Washington DC, USA

Atelier 340 Muzeum, brussels

Art Brussels, Nomad Gallery

Escaut.Rives, Dérives, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Cambrai, France

2010    The Reality of Perception, Nomad Gallery, Brussels

Small is beautiful, Caroline Pagès Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

Fresh Paint 3, contemporary Art Fair, Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv

Art Brussels, Nomad Gallery

Espacio Atlantico, Vigo Art Fair(Spain), Caroline Pagès Gallery, Lisbon

2009    Fresh Paint 2, contemporary Art Fair, Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv

2008    4 x One, Ter Caemer-Meert Contemporary, Kortrijk

Lumen, De Markten, Brussels

2007    Art Brussels, i8 Gallery

Maac Bravo, (Brxl Bravo), Brussels

2006    Abstraction en Communauté Française de Belgique (de 1980 à nos jours), parlement de la communauté Française, Brussels

i8 Gallery, works by 13 women artists, Iceland

Art Brussels, i8 Gallery

2005    Art Brussels, i8 Gallery

Fermeture pour le Futur, Archetype, Brussels

2004    Safn Collection, Reykjavik, Iceland

Art Brussels, i8 Gallery

2003    Art Brussels, i8 Gallery

2002    Act, BBL-ING Bank, Brussels

Stockholm Art Fair, i8 Gallery

Art Brussels, i8 Gallery

2001   Art Brussels Event, CCNOA, Brussels

2000   Fêtes de la Saint-Martin, Tourinnes-la-Grosse, Belgium

1998    9 + 1, Petra Bungert Projects, Brussels

1997  Beyond Abstraction, In Situ Gallery, Aalst, Belgium

1996    Rood, Path Gallery, Aalst, Belgium

Purity 1, S. Albrecht Gallery, Munich, Germany

1992  Frontiera, Bolzen, Italy

1985   Young Belgian Painting, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels

1984   Geometry / Figures, Nicolas de Staël Art Centre, Braine l’Alleud, Belgium

VIII British International Print Biennale, London



Communauté Française de Belgique, Brussels

Winterthur Insurance Company, Brussels

Zurich Insurance Company, Brussels

Agoria Group Headquarters, Brussels (site specific work)

Statens Konsrad Public Collection, Sweden

Quai 55 Office Building, Brussels (site specific wall painting)

Musée de Cambrai, France

Private Collections in Belgium, Iceland, Germany, Israel, Portugal, Spain, France and the USA


1981 Degree in Silkscreen Printing, La Cambre School of Visual Art, Brussels

1975-77 Industrial Design Course,  La Cambre School of Visual Art, Brussels



1980 Grand from the Belgian Vocation Foundation


Artist’s Residency
2007 Baer Art Center, Iceland


Periodicals (selection)

“La couleur une cosa mentale”, by Sandra Caltagirone, in in L’Art Même #48, pp ,,35 3° trimester 2010

Terra Incognita – Part II, by Colette Dubois, in <H> ART #64, March 25, 2010

Terra incognita : Mpane et Cohen, by Roger.Pierre.Turinne, in La Libre Belgique, March 5, 2010

“ Loup où est-tu? ”, bu Edith Doove, in Visions  volume 8,  pp. 58-63, 2009

News, by Béatrice Galilée, in ICON Issue 062, pp. 37-38, August 2008

Un Musée de la Photographie Unique en Europe, by Jean-Marie Wynants, in W+B 101, pp. 28-29, July 2008

Du regard cloîtré à l’exhibition, by Audrey Contesse, in A+212-Revue Belge d’Architecture, pp. 60-66, June-July 2008

Photography Museum spreads its wings, by Sarah McFadden, in The Bulletin n°22, pp. 20-21, June 5, 2008

Super, y’a pas photo !, by Guy Duplat, in La Libre 2, p. 23, June 1, 2008

De Witte Raaf, Mei-Juni, 2008

Un superbe écrin pour un trésor enfin dévoilé, by Jean-Marie Wynants, in Le Soir, May 31, 2008

Musée de la Photographie de Charleroi-Extension par l’ESCAUT, by Raymond Balau, in L’Art Même #38, pp. 18-19, 1° trimestre 2008

Lumen, in <H> ART, march 2008

Catalogue, Benefit Auction of Fine Arts , in aid of the cbm eye hospital (Rwanda), by Edith Doove, November 2007

Da Arquitectura, by Maria do Mar Fazenda, in L+Arte n°42, p. 85, November 2007

A la une – Musée de la Photo : la nouvelle aile s’échafaude à grands pas, in Charleroi Communique on, January 11, 2007

Agrandissement Photographique, in La Libre Belgique, January 23, 2006

Agrandissements en vue au Musée de la Photo, by Jean-Marie Wynants, in Le Soir, p. 36, January 19, 2006

Denis Gielen for Agoria Group’s internal journal, 2000

Fêtes de la Saint Martin,  LesAmis de Tourinnes, by Sarah MacFadden,  1999

Denis Gielen, in L’Art Même #5 (Belgian Quarterly Magazine), Oct.-Dec. 1999

Une Luminosité Etrange, by Jo Dustin, in Le Soir, October 1999

La peinture spaciale de Jeanine Cohen, by Pierre Olivier Rollin, in Weekend Le Vif/L’Express, Oct. 1999