English : Filip Desmet was trained as an art teacher and also as an art therapist. Since 1980 working as an art teacher at several schools. From 1990 on at the Waldorf highschool in Ghent, Belgium. 2020 retired as an art teacher. In 1995 he won the "Weleda Förderpreis" in Switzerland. In 2004 he was also third prize winner at the art contest for painting in Boechout, "De Selectie".