The spider is the keeper of the house, a symbol of a healthy home. The wasp is the defender of the home, eating and stinging intruders. Contradictory, since a spider kills for food while wasps sting in self-defense.
Both are terrifying to me, but perpetual inhabitants of my home.

The small paintings “Familias” were created as a commission for a pair of loving parents, taking inspiration from religious Icons and laden with symbology only accessible to the couple owning the paintings.

2x 20x30cm
Dilum Coppens

Dilum Coppens


Koen Vlerick
Filip Callewaert
Dirk thienpont
Tineke Rigole
Martien Lips
Nico de Kind
Chris Masson
Linda Grauls
Alma Van Win
Lieve Vervaet
Carlos Vande Neste
Evelien Verschroeven