About Catti

Kathleen Bessemans departs from materials like stone, wood, textiles and silver, but the common thread is porcelain:
for her the perfect medium to create emotions and tangible a matter of endless possibilities,
who is guided, but also willful and stubborn to come out. corner

She loves the challenge to explore the limits of this fragile material
and later freeze, so images are tangible and can be shared. the created shapes with the power of fire


Nature is very central to her experience as a person and as an artist. Not only as a source of beauty, but also as a reference
and as a compass for life. In her artistic work she mainly uses natural elements such as porcelain, wood, linen, cotton, …


Kathleen Bessemans offers its work under the “Catti” label, which is characterized by a tight line with this
and there a playful and / or colorful wink. Tableware, napkin rings, bowls and small objects for table decorations made ​​from porcelain.


Turn Chains porcelain, necklaces with porcelain parts, rings, earrings, brooches. Each piece is unique and 100% handmade.


Kathleen Bessemans
born in 1966

Degree in philosophy
Postgraduate art and culture
Ceramics Syntra Hasselt
Ceramics Syntra Tongeren
Masterclass porcelain – Mieke Everaet 2010
Masterclass porcelain – Jeroen Bechtold 2011
Masterclass transfers – Netty Janssens 2012
Masterclass porcelain – Luca Tripaldi 2012 and 2013


Dag van de Ambachten – 26 november 2017
Keramiekmarkt – Maaseik – juni 2017
Keramiekmarkt – Maaseik – juni 2016
Upcycling Festival – Hasselt – 20 and September 21, 2014
Open Atelierdag – Bokrijk – July 27, 2014
Ceramics Market – Maaseik – June 29, 2014
Ceramics Market – Maaseik – June 2013
D-Day – Maastricht – May 2013
D-Day – Maastricht – November 2012
The Boxstore – Genk – September 24 t / m November 3, 2012
Ceramics Market – Maaseik – June 24, 2012
Kunstroute – Halmaal (St-Truiden) – 2 and June 3, 2012