Ariel Williams. Ariel March Williams received their BFA in drawing and writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and studied performance art and drawing at The Burren College of Art in Ireland. Ariel has written art reviews and criticism for online and print publications, exhibited their work internationally, and taught visual art to students of all ages for six years. She has two black cats, one favorite mug, and a large collection of books. Ariel joined Northwest Academy as an Education Assistant in August 2020.