Ariel Basson Freiberg

Ariel Basson Freiberg is a Boston-based painter whose work explores the accelerators and brakes of sexuality through the body and gestures.

Born in Texas of Iraqi/Israeli background, has a MFA in painting from Boston University and a BA from Smith College. She has had multiple solo shows and including exhibitions at Miller Yezerski Gallery, Dartmouth College, Tufts Art Gallery, Danforth Museum, Montserrat College of Art and the Art Center of Macedonia. Her work is reviewed in ARTnews, Boston Globe, Big Red and Shiny, and featured in Modern Painters for the Tenot Foundation Bursary for the residency, Camac in France. She received a Vermont Studio Center Fellowship in 2015. This year, "Amnesia" will be the cover of Definitions of Feminine Post Conflict Spaces. In addition, performance and installation, love like salt, was featured at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.