The paintings are a meditation on the image’s role in the relationship between self and other.

Born in 1985 in Providence RI, she grew up in Stonington, CT in a family of artists. She received her BFA from MICA in Baltimore in 2007, attended SMFA Boston for one year in 2009 and has participated in residencies in Vermont, Iceland, Finland, and Bulgaria. She lived and worked in Bergen, Norway at Bergen Assembly before moving to Brooklyn, NY.

Click to read Ariel’s interview with Equity Gallery in New York.