Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae

 

François Blommaerts

Appelkantstraat 10 b  -  2530 Boechout

Belgium

Tel.: 00 32 (0)3 455.10.61

www.blom-art.com

blom-art@telenet.be

 

Born: 4 december 1955  Belgium

 

Famous for his own hand-made carpets, his wooden and metal statues, his paintings ,

and his own way of drawing figures.

                    

Studies: 1979-1983: Belgium National Academy of Fine Arts. Antwerp

              1983-1986: Belgium National High Institute of Fine arts Antwerp

 

Expositions

October 1997, Museum of Modern Art, Brussels – Belgium

May 1998: Textile museum Cherson – Ukraine

September 2000, Pentatoon, group exposition Aartrijke – Belgium

Juin 2001, Cultural Centre of Koekelare – Belgium

September 2001, House Ter Vesten, Herentals – Belgium

October 2001, 10th Biennale Modern Art in Flanders, Castle of Poeke – Belgium

Different Art Fairs in Belgium and abroad

November 2003, exposition in own studio, Boechout – Belgium

December 2003, participation Biennale dell’Arte contomporeana di Firenze Italy

December 2004 Lineart, Ghent, Belgium

December 2005, Lineart Ghent, Belgium

Juni 2006, Huis Hellemans, Edegem

June 2006, Salon d’artistes europeens, Casino de Spa

June 2006, Biennale de Barroux, Avignon

July 2006, Exposition Gallery Leondar, Knokke-Zoute

October 2006, Participation at “Il Feria Internacional @textil, Textura y color”, Bellas Artes Museum in Caracas, Venezuela, September 30 to October 8 2006.

Decemer 2006 Lineart Gent

December 2006 Galerie Beeldentuin De Beeldenstorm, Bosschenhoofd, Nederland

Januari 2007 art projet “Art à Aldi”

April 2007, Exposition in Brugge

Juli 2007, Walk of arts, Aardenburg, The Netherlands

November 2007, geselecteerd for the Old Embassy Tokyo, Japan

December 2007, Lineart Gent

November 2008, symposium of textile art, ’s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

December 2008, Lineart Gent

 

 

Rewards and prizes:

June 2006, fourth price in the category sculpture, Biennale de Barroux, Avignon

April 2006: Selected with “Trinacria”, statue, Alice Nahonlei, Schoten

June 2005: Selected with “Two wandering dogs”, statue, park Bisenweijke Vremde, Boechout

January 2004 Great Price of the Biennale of Lyon, France

May-sept. 1993: Selected at the textile biennial in Poland with the carpet

                                “The source of pink earth”

January 1987: Special price of the province of Antwerp – Belgium

December 1985: first price of carpet art at the salon S.A.D. in Paris - France, Grand Palais

November 1985: “Meno” was selected by the region of “Flanders” to be a part of the national

                            collection “National Heritage”