During the past fifteen years, Ariel Finelt Shoemaker has been commissioned to create one-of-a-kind pieces for corporate, residential, and public art clients.  She employs unique techniques for incorporating her keen passion and understanding of color, texture and materials to produce highly intricate, flowing, and detailed works in this ancient art form.  Ariel holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emerson College, Boston, MA with a concentration in Writing, Literature and Publishing, and a Masters of Education, with a concentration in the Arts in Education, from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.  She currently lives and works from her studio in Needham, Massachusetts with her husband and three children.