Ariel Mitchell (b. 1985 Stonington, CT.) is a painter in Brooklyn, NY. She began painting at a young age in her mother’s studio. She graduated with a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and has attended residencies in Vermont, Finland, Bulgaria, and Iceland. She has worked for many artists including Jeff Koons, and has exhibited in group shows nationally and internationally, including Equity Gallery (2017) and 103 Allen (2015) in New York. She has had solo shows at BLOKK, in Bergen, Norway (2013) and at Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery in Groton, CT. (2011) Her work has been featured in the Norwegian publication ROV 4 (2013) and Studio Visit, (2011). Mitchell graduated with an MFA from Hunter College in 2021.