Maeyens Emile

Painter, designer and engraver of figures, compositions and landscapes.

Student at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels (1965-1969, L. Devos and C. Lyr):

  • Fine-Art Painting (Oil Painting): Professors Leon DEVOS and Georgina ISERBYT; "Prix d'Excellence"(Price of Excellency), this is the biggest distinction obtained with 93 % of the points in 1968.

  • Evening Class Drawing Course in 1969, with Professor Léon DEVOS (Nude): Medal of the Government.

  • Etching Class of Professor Claude LYR. Big Distinction in 1969.


Tends towards Symbolisme.

Creates namely realistic, but strange figures. The desolation and loneliness of the human occupies a principal place. Created "infographies" on the computer during the eighties. 

Was first an assistant of C. Lyr, and later a professor at the Academy of Brussels and Ixelles.


Won multiple prizes:

  • Medaille de la Ville de Bruxelles (Terminal diploma of Art Studies)

  • Medal of the Government (Fine-Art Painting)

  • "DE POTTER" (Drawing with charcoal).


  • "CELESTIN JACQUET" (Watercolor).

  • "DONNAY"(Landscape).

  • Selected for the Prize "Guillaume CAMPO" in 1970.

  • Selected for the International Painting Prize "Musée 2000" in the Grand-Duché of Luxembourg in 1971

  • Selected for the International Arts Prize in Painting.

Multiple paintings were bought by the Belgian State, Luxembourg and the city of Lissabon

Born: 1942 in Ghent (Belgium) / Lives in Beijing (China)

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Vrouw aan zee

Size:                     81 x 65 cm

Year:                    1973

Style:                   Symbolism

Medium:             Oil painting on canvas


Size:                     100 x 80 cm

Year:                    1981

Style:                   Symbolism

Medium:             Oil painting on canvas

Après la Déstruction

Size:                     190 x 137 cm

Year:                    1968

Style:                   Symbolism

Medium:             Oil painting on canvas

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