The Belgian Critics Prize is awarded to him during his exhibition at APIAW in Liege.

Receives a grant from the Belgian State.

Paints Winter writing (Ecriture hivernale) (collections of the Belgian State).


Stays in Les Baux de Provence and travels in Spain.

Heads one academic year of a painting workshop, replacing Gaston Bertrand, at the College Saint-Luc in Brussels.

The Museum of Fine Arts in Verviers organizes a tribute with an exhibition of his work.

Paints White spring (Printemps blanc) (Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp).

Became the abstract painting teacher of Hergé and provided him with private lessons for one year.