Chris De Dier
Chris De Dier was born in Ninove, Belgium in 1958. He grew up in Aalst and studied design and art history at the St. Lucas Institute in Brussels. In 1986 he moved to Toronto, ON where he opened a retail clothing business, importing French designer collections for women and designing the collections under his private label. He started exhibiting his paintings publicly in London, ON in 1990. Since 1996 he has lived in Texas. He owned and managed a hotel in Wimberley, TX until March 2005. Currently he lives in Austin, TX..