Aglaé Bassens was born in Belgium in 1986. She moved to England in 1998 after which she studied her BA at The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University. She graduated from her Painting MFA at The Slade School of Art, UCL in 2011. She is now living and working in East London, establishing her practice as an emerging painter.


Aglaé Bassens has exhibited widely in places such as The Saatchi Gallery, Charlie Smith Gallery and APT Gallery. She was selected for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012 and the East London Painting Prize 2013 amongst other events. Recently Bassens was included in the Thames & Hudson publication 100 Painters of Tomorrow and exhibited in Bienniale of Painting : the Painter’s Touch at the Museum of Art of Deinze, Belgium. Future projects include Whispers, a group show at Ronchini Gallery in December 2015.

Water Under The Bridge

oil paint on canvas

180 x 150 cm