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A team of husband and wife visual artists from Grand Rapids, MI.
F E D E R I C O • F A R I A S
Primarily an acrylic painter, he also works extensively with mixed media, other types of paint and techniques, (like watercolor, airbrush, pencil, markers). Raised in Argentina, studied Graphic Design in Venezuela, where he got his BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration, shortly after graduating he moved to the US where he discovered his passion for Abstract painting, since then he spends his time in his Grand Rapids studio, creating and painting.
"My paintings are a personal reflection of the world around me. Feelings and emotions that can be interpreted in different ways through each viewer's eyes. To me, painting and creating are part of my DNA, it's who I am..."

M A R I A • F A R I A S
Graduated as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator in…

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  • Joined August 23, 2010

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Acrylics, Paint Brushes, Stretched Canvas, Wood Panels

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About

A team of husband and wife visual artists from Grand Rapids, MI.
F E D E R I C O • F A R I A S
Primarily an acrylic painter, he also works extensively with mixed media, other types of paint and techniques, (like watercolor, airbrush, pencil, markers). Raised in Argentina, studied Graphic Design in Venezuela, where he got his BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration, shortly after graduating he moved to the US where he discovered his passion for Abstract painting, since then he spends his time in his Grand Rapids studio, creating and painting.
"My paintings are a personal reflection of the world around me. Feelings and emotions that can be interpreted in different ways through each viewer's eyes. To me, painting and creating are part of my DNA, it's who I am..."

M A R I A • F A R I A S
Graduated as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator in Valencia, Venezuela. Residing in West Michigan since 1995. The visual arts have always played a significant role in her life, influenced by both of her grandfathers (both creative artists) and grandmother (ceramic painter and handmade extraordinaire), she developed her artistic skills from early childhood. Her style is abstract urban art, and works primarily with acrylic paints in combination with various mixed media. She loves experimenting with different mediums to create complex textures. Her paintings are inspired by her surroundings and emotions.
"Painting and creating are my passion, it enables me to portray what I'm feeling on an empty canvas, for everyone to see, feel and interpret on their own way…"

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