About the Author

faustinus
Faustinus Deraet
faustinus
Blurbarian Since November 2007
Name Faustinus Deraet
My Web Site http://www.faustinusderaet.com
Gender Male
My Occupation Photographer
My Bio Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Faustinus grew up and lived most of his life in Mexico City. He obtained a Bachelor's in Computer Systems from the Universidad Iberoamericana, and worked as sales executive at IBM. In 1992 he returned to school for his photography degree. For several years he photographed top Latin American celebrities.
Faustinus’ work has been shown in Hungary, Mexico and several U.S. cities. He has been published nationally in Shots and Light Leaks, and was named one of the Top 10 Artists to Watch For in 2004 by the Austin Chronicle. His work is part of the Wittliff Collections in San Marcos, Texas.
In 2005 he published "Mientras vagaba por el D.F. / While Wandering Through El Deh Effeh" a photography book about Mexico City taken with his plastic camera. In 2008 Tumbona Ediciones, published his second book "China Paused".