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Ariane Dewey, artist, illustrator. Recipient Goldmedaille, International Buchkunst-Ausstellung, Leipzig, Germany, 1977. Member of Society Illustrators, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild.


Dewey, Ariane was born on August 17, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles S. Dewey, Junior and Marjorie G. Graff.


Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1959.


Research and publicity assistant George Nelson, New York City, 1960—1962. Art editor Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Inc., 1963—1965. Freelance artist, illustrator, since 1968.


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  • Other Work

    • Author, illustrator: Naming Colors, 1995, The Sky, 1993, The Narrow Escapes of Davy Crockett, 1990, The Tea Squall, 1988, Gib Morgan, Oilman, 1987, Febold Feboldson, 1984, Pecos Bill, 1983, Dorin and the Dragon, 1982, The Thunder God's Son, 1981, The Fish Peri, 1979, illustrator: Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett, 1985, co-author, co-illustrator: Weird Friends, 2002, Splash, 2000, Rockabye Crocodile, 1988, We Hide, You Seek, 1979, A Crocodile's Tale, 1972, Pilyo the Piranha, 1971, Symbiosis, A Book of Unusual Friendships, 1970, Juan & the Asuangs, 1970, The King and His Friends, 1969, co-illustrator with Jose Aruego: They Thought They Saw Him, by Craig Kee Strete, 1996, The Littlest Wolf, by Larry Dane Brimner, 2002, Gregory the Terrible Eater, by Mitchell Sharmat, 1980, Rum Pum Pum, by Maggie Duff, 1978, Lizard's Home, by George Shannon, 1999, co-illustrator: numerous books, including Where Does the Sun Go At Night?, by Mirra Ginsburg, 1992, Alligators and Others All Year Long, by Cresent Dragonwagon, 1993, Musical Max, by Robert Kraus, 1990, Another Mouse to Feed, by Robert Kraus, 1980, co-illustrator with Jose Aruego: One Duck, Another Duck, by Charlotte Pomerantz, 1984, Runaway Marie Louise, by Natalie Savage Carlson, 1977. Other Rosa Reposa by Isabel Campoy, 2002, co-illustrator Antarctic Antics, A Book of Penguin Poems by Judy Sierra, 1998, Safe, Warm and Sung by Stephen R. Swinburne, 1999, How Chipmunk Got His Stripes by Joseph Bruchac and James Bruchac, 2001, Turtle's Race with Beaver by Joseph Burchac & James Bruchac, 2003, Lizard's Guest, 2003, Raccoon's Last Race by Joseph Bruchac and James Bruchac, 2004. Co-illustrator: Duck, Duck, Goose by Karen Beaumont, 2004.


Member of Society Illustrators, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild.


  • Other Interests



Married Claus Dannasch, February 7, 1976. Married Jose Arugeo, January 27, 1960. 1 child Juan Dewey Aruego.

Charles S. Dewey

Marjorie G. Graff

Claus Dannasch

Jose Arugeo

Juan Dewey Aruego Dewey