Founder and founder of the artists' association Vie et Lumière in 1904. Together with Anna Boch, Georges Buysse, Emile Claus, William Degouve de Nuncques, Anna De Weert, Alois De Laet, James Ensor, Alfred Hazledine, Adrien-Joseph Heymans, Georges Lemmen, Jenny Montigny, Georges Morren and Edmond Verstraeten, he worked for a better spread of Belgian Luminism in Belgium and abroad. Participated in several exhibitions at home and abroad. He was regularly seen at the Salons of Ghent, Antwerp, Liège, the Société Nationale in Paris, La Libre Esthétique in Brussels. The Art Circle in Rotterdam, at the Wiener Sesession, the Venice Biennale or some exhibitions in Budapest, Berlin and Vienna. He defended with fire the technique of pastel as an ideal medium
to display light and atmosphere. Works in Museums in Ghent, Brussels, Rome, Budapest, Paris, London, Dresden and Venice.