1958. After studying at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp she followed the guitar making course in Boom during the first years of the development of the current school of ILSA .

After that she followed specialization courses with José L. Romanillos and immersed herself in the documentation of historic guitars. From 1987 to 1994 she worked as a technical assistant at the Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) in Brussels.

In 1990 she started working as guitar making teacher at ILSA. After 20 years at it, she now focuses more on the subjects of drawing and technology applied to guitar making.

She also collaborates regularly with J. L. Romanillos for documenting historical guitars.