Jeanine Cohen was born in 1951 in Brussels, Belgium. From 1975 until 1977 she studied Industrial Design at La Cambre School of Visual Art (ENSAV) in Brussels, Belgium. And in the year 1981 she got a degree in Silkscreen Printing of the same institute. Today she still lives and works in Brussels.
Jeanine Cohen’s works have been exhibited in Belgium, Portugal, Iceland, Germany, Poland, USA, France, Spain in solo exhibitions as well as group exhibitions. Cohen’s work also consists of site-specific projects, for corporate and private institutions (French Community in Belgium, Winterthur, Zurich, Agoria Group).
Her work is part of numerus private collections in Belgium, Iceland, Israel, the U.S.A, Portugal, Spain, and France.
She considers the basic elements of her art to be color, structure, space, and time. Her work is a continuous research on how we might show painting, of what painting is, outside of the obvious definition of the canvas.