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Dorothy Anne Ries Faison, American fine artist. National Education Association Regional fellow in painting Western States Arts Federation, 1994, Individual Artist Merit fellow Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and Arts, 1995; recipient Catherine Cox award for excellence in visual arts Honolulu Academy Arts, 1990, Melusine award for painting, 1993.


Faison, Dorothy Anne Ries was born on September 15, 1955 in Schenectady, New York, United States.


Student, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1974-1976;student, Edinburgh College Art, 1974-1976;Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, U. Hawaii, Manoa, 1977;Master of Fine Arts in Intermedia, Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles, 1979.


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    • Solo shows include Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1979, Gallery on Pali, Honolulu, 1988, Kapiolani College, Honolulu, 1988, Honolulu Academy Arts, 1990, Contemporary Museum First Biennial, Honolulu, 1993, Centro Colombo Americano Medellin, Colombia, 1997. Group shows include Rabbet Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1995, Honolulu Academy Arts, 1981-1982, 86-96, University of Colorado Art Galleries, Boulder, 1998. Collections include Honolulu Academy Arts, State Foundation Culture and Arts, Persis Collection, City and County of Honolulu.


Daughter of Al Ries and Lois Harger (Parker) F. Stepfather W.J. Faison. Married Stephen E. Meder, June 29, 1990.

Children; Pualana, Moreau, Emile.

Al Ries Faison

Lois Harger (Parker) Faison

Stephen E. Meder