Pol Ledent, Houyet, Belgium Member Since January 2007 Artist Statement Pol Ledent was born in 1952 in Belgium. He came to painting in 1989. He started with watercolor but felt rapidly that oil painting would match his way of being. He is a self-taught painter . Nevertheless he took some drawing lessons in a Belgian academy. After taking part into numerous group exhibitions , some galleries in Belgium proposed to him to exhibit his works. Dinant, Bouillon, Brussels , Paris and Moscow in October 2006. He is also a permanent artist in the Voshan Gallery in Palo Alto (CA) He has already sent many paintings to various countries USA ( New-York Buffalo Broadway ) , Santa Cruz,San Diego, San Jose,Los Angeles, Florida,Miami Baton-Rouge) to France, to China, to Scotland, to Portugual, to Switzerland and .......... He is certainly an emerging artist and you won't regret buying one of his paintings.