Ashley is the Co-Founder of Art Strong NYC and a current full time Art Teacher at a private school on the Upper East Side. She currently works with children ages 3 - 10 years old and previously she was the Art Teacher at PS/IS 78, a K-8 school in Long Island City. Ashley graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University with a degree in Art and Art Education, where she met Art Strong Co- Founder Hannah. Ashley has worked for multiple art studios, museums, and art organizations in the city. She loves printmaking, sculpture and making collaborative art!
Ariel is a recent graduate of Pratt Institute where i studied Art and Design education. I have had opportunities working with students in a variety of grades ranging in pre-k to high school in both connecticut and New York. I enjoy working with many mediums such as mixed media, graphic design, found materials, painting, drawing and assemblage. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and puppy, eating sushi and traveling.Fun Fact: I am a descendant of the great Constance Baker Motley!