Name: Anne Poesen
Date of birth: March 28th 1981

WORK EXPERIENCE
2015-:Freelance designer for Morobe Shoes
Design and development shoes collection
2014-2015: Artez Institute of the Arts
Tutor Shoe Design Masters
2012-2014: Freelance designer for March 23
Design and development shoes and sneaker collection
2010: Freelance designer for Avance AW 2010 collection ‘Anne Poesen for Avance’
Design and development shoes and bag collection
2008: Release own bag collection
2008-2009: Lead designer for Parc, London
Design and development conceptual summer footwear in China
2008: Launch of aBAG at Terra Plana shops London
http://www.terraplana.com/eu/community/?p=592
2006-: Teacher of the first academic course for shoe design in Belgium,
Academy for Fine Arts, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
2006-2012: Freelance designer at Piessens NV, Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Design of shoe accessories for Scapa, Xandres, Caroline Biss
2005: Stylist at Astoria s.n.c. di Pessina Ivano & C., Dairago (Italy).
Elaboration prototypes first line La Perla
2004: Office for Urban Development Johan Van Reeth, Leuven.
2004: Apprenticeship at Gerda De Ceukelaire, Asse.
Elaboration of leather bags and accessories
2004: Apprenticeship at Jo Crepain Architecten, Antwerp

EDUCATION
2007-2009:‘Certificate Pedagogical Competence’, SCVO Pestalozzi, Antwerpen
2005-2007: ‘Shoes and Sandals’ course, PCVO Waas en Durme, Lokeren
2005: ‘Footwear Modelist Designer’ degree, Ars Arpel Institute, Milan, Italy. Laureate of a Rotary District Scolarship 2004-2005
2001-2004: Master in Civil Engineering and Architecture. Major in Design, Cum Laude, Catholic University of Leuven.
1999-2001: Candidate in Civil Engineering and Architecture. Catholic University of Leuven
1993-1999: Secondary school at Paridaensinstituut, Leuven, Latin-Mathematics

PRESS
Dec 2010: 'Marie-Claire', December 2010
Oct 2010: ‘Weekend Knack, Radar Mode’, October 13th 2010
Oct 2010: 'De Standaard Magazine', October 9th 2010
May 2010: ‘Glam *It, This Is My Life’, May 2010
Feb 2010: ‘Weekend Knack, Radar Mode’, February 17th 2010
Jul 2009: ‘Label.profashionals’, July-September 2009
Mar 2009: ‘Nieuwsblad Magazine’, March 28th 2009
Mar 2009: ‘Weekend Knack, Accessoirespecial’, March 25th 2009
Sep 2008: ‘Weekend Knack, Mode dit is Belgisch’, September 3rd 2008
Sep 2007: ‘Shoes Magazine’, September 2007
Jun 2007: ‘Weekend Knack’, June 6th 2007
Sep 2005: ‘Ars Arpel News’, nr 325, September 2005

EXHIBITIONS
2010: ‘Belgium presents... curated by Label’, De Modefabriek, Amsterdam
2009: ‘Vitrine 2009’, Monsters With An Attitude, Gent
2009: ‘In her Shoes’, Fashion Museum, Hasselt
2007: ‘Vitrine 2007’, Mimi Maxwell, Antwerp
2007: Lineapelle competition for young shoe designers, Bologna, Italy
2005: ‘Vitrine 2005’, Gusto, Antwerp

COMPETITIONS
2009: ITS 8 Accessories Competition
2007: Second prize of the Lineapelle competition for young shoe designers, Bologna, Italy
2004: Laureate of the student award 2004 of the Belgian Brick Federation

COMPUTER SKILLS
Adobe CS3 Photoshop
Illustrator
Indesign
Acrobat Professional
Sketchup 3D
Autocad 2004
Vectorworks 11
MS Office

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Dutch: Mother tongue
French: Fluent
English: Fluent
Italian: Fluent
German: Understanding
Spanish: Understanding

Built with Indexhibit