Iris Compiet’s work is an astonishing and masterful revelation of the Faery Realms.
She is an artist who, with stunning alacrity, reveals the fleeting personalities of the normally unseen.
— Brian Froud


Hi my name is Iris and I'm a traditional artist and Illustrator from the Netherlands. At the age of seven I knew exactly what I wanted to do when
I grew up... paint and draw fantastical beings. I enjoy working on projects ranging from picture books to gallery art, concept art and even sculpting.

Storytelling is an essential part of my artwork, and as an artist I strive to lure in the spectator, to make them feel a connection to the work and open a gateway to their imagination to ignite it even further. I created a world called Faeries of the Faultlines, a book that was successfully funded through Kickstarter. 

Drawing inspiration from European folklore, mythology, fairytales, ghost stories and anything from tombstones, Victorian photography to popular movies and music I explore the depths of darkness to find the light. 

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