Ariel Gentalen

Ariel Gentalen is an educator, curator, and arts organizer seeking to diversify narratives and create platforms for engaging critical dialogue, among artists, artwork and audience.

They are currently the Events & Conference Manager at Third Coast International Audio Festival, the Residency Coordinator at the Hyde Park Art Center and a HATCH Curatorial Resident at Chicago Artists Coalition. They received their BA in Art History and Women’s Studies from California State University, Fullerton and their MA in Arts Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Although they primarily work in the visual arts, they are now a true podcast evangelist thanks to Zorn & Co. here at the nest!