Bernadette Mergaerts is a photographer/geographer who successively worked at Apple Computer, at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and as the personal photographer and chief of protocol of Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo. She is based in Brussels but works half of her time in Greece and Spain. Bernadette combines managing commissioned visual communication projects with her artistic activities as a photographer. She also works one day per week in higher education at ESA le 75 in Brussels.
Bernadette has organised solo exhibitions of her work in Brussels, Paris, Corfu, Palma de Mallorca, Paxos, Roubaix and Montreuil.