Aimé van Avermaet was born in Lokeren, and he studied at the Saint-Luc in Ghent. He was mainly active as an illustrator. His illustrations have appeared in several books and in magazines like Kleine Zondagsvriend, Tam-Tam, Ons Zondagsblad, Zonneland, De Volksmacht, Libelle and De Vlaamse Linie. Comics by Van Avermaet are 'Almientje', 'Patjoepelke en de Beer' and 'Patjoepelke Opperwaarzegster', all with a text by Y. Waegemans and published in Zonneland in the early 1950s. With the same writer, he made 'Kwik en Jubo', 'Boelala' and 'Ten, het Bloemenmeisje' in Tam-Tam. He made a parody on 'Reinaert de Vos' and a comic adaptation of R.L. Stevenson's novel 'De Zwarte Pijl' for Libelle. Later on, he focussed on painting.