Valérie Kools-Fontibus

Midas sister 

Valérie  Kools-Fontibus
My story, my background

Doreuse-Ornemaniste for 25 years.

My career:

3 years of apprenticeship with a master gilder.

Obtaining a 3-month grant from the King Baudouin Foundation.

Learning gilding, faux marble and faux wood at the King René school in Avignon.

Heritage restoration:

Boghossian Foundation (27,000 gold sheets).

Royal Theater of Namur (18,000 gold sheets).

Maison Delune.

Hanseatic house.

La Loge Franc-Maconique 86 rue de l'hermitage.

Residence of the Belgian Ambassador in Paris.

Castle of Chimay.

Fayenbois castle.

Restoration of antique furniture for:

BRAFA.

The Paris Biennale.

The Tefaf Antiques Fair in New York (International Fair of Fine and Decorative Arts).

The European Fine Art Fair Maastricht.

Exhibitions:

Participation in the charity sale of "L'Accueil" for 10 years.

Emilie Dujat Gallery.

François d'ansembourg Gallery.

2 exhibitions at Sablondart (2 place du Grand Sablon.)

Jewish Museum of Belgium.

Galerie Esther Verhaeghe de Naeyer.