Although from Mexico, Arielle Masson grew up in Brussels, Belgium, and then went on to the university in Paris to complete a Master of Literature and postgraduate studies in Linguistics at La Sorbonne.
After moving to Houston in 1986, she studied Fine Arts/Painting at the University of Houston from which she received a Master of Fine Arts.
She then received a Fellowship from the Core Program from The Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
She has extensively exhibited in Museums and Galleries throughout Texas, France and Mexico, and was granted multiples awards, including The Brown Foundation Fellows program at the Dora Maar House, Menerbes, France.
Her practice includes all painting media and she has specialized in the use and fabrication of egg tempera and gouache. More recently she has extended her activities to design major public art pieces for the City of Houston, and the Metro Light Transit in Houston.
More important to her is her extensive training in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation that sustains the holistic viewpoint that is inspiring her art.
She currently teaches Painting and Drawing at the Glassell School of Art/ St. Thomas University in Houston.