Ariel Kessler is a collector of stories. Her mixed media art encompasses lively, colorful imagery in a whimsical world. While in contrast, her photography lets viewers into her private self. Quiet, haunting and evocative. Although Ariel's education has been primarily in photography, combining other traditional art mediums with an emphasis of the mark of the hand, have always been a passion and the basis of her work. Utilizing found imagery and papers with painting and printmaking, Ariel has found her stride in her art making. Her work has been exhibited and collected throughout the world. Ariel lives in Watertown, Massachusetts.