Marleen De Waele De Bock presently lives in the United States. It is the fourth country and third continent in which she has found inspiration for her expressionistic artwork. Born in Belgium, Europe, Marleen finished art studies there just before moving to Mozambique in the eighties. In 1990, after a short return to Belgium, she left for South Africa for 10 years. This country, with its rich cultural diversity, was a true stimulus influencing colorful market scenes and people and eventually sculptures as subjects for her paintings.
De Waele has exhibited in Belgium, South Africa, and the USA with work in private collections world wide.