Ariadne Faries

Biography

Visual Artist Ariadne Faries is born and raised on the island of Curaçao.
After studying Graphic Design in Costa Rica she went back to her homeland and has been working there ever since. Her workfield is diverse: graphic designer, author and illustrator of children books, paintings (abstract/figurative and installations) and photography.

She has participated in group exhibitions and in solo exhibitions on the island and also internationally. Her work has been shown in New York, Michigan USA, the Netherlands, Italy, Cuba, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Aruba and Bonaire.

As an author and illustrator of children’s books she has written and illustrated her first book in 1995. Since then she has made more than 20 books. Also for Aruba and Bonaire. Most of them in collaboration with other authors. School material is also one of her specialties.

Ariadne has designed more than 20 series of stamps for the Netherland Antilles, Dutch Caribbean and Curaçao