Catherine Jansens was born in  1949 in Marcq-en-Barouel, France. She studied at Ecole des Beaux-Arts and currently lives and works in St. Geniez, France. Recent exhibitions include Galerie Varnier, Paris, Galerie Michel Voakaer, Brussels, and Gallery Zuid in Antwerp. Her work can be found in the public collections at FRAC de Picardie, Conseil General du Nord, and the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Lille.