(she/her) Guest/Teaching Artist
Ariel Aberg-Riger is a self-taught artist whose work has been featured in gallery shows, magazines, newspapers, apps, plates, and even in a hit card game. She is focused on using the power of visual storytelling to explore issues of equity and social justice, encouraging readers to think differently about history, science, policy, and the other forces that shape our lives. Ariel lives with her wife and kids in sunny Buffalo, NY, and is currently working on a book about American history and identity set to be published by Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins in 2023. She is a 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Nonfiction Literature, and a member of the Tin House 2020 Summer Workshop. She is represented by Jenny Stephens at Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.