Ari Ferro paints landscapes using oil on canvas and prefers working en plein air. He is from Salt Lake City, Utah and formally educated in various fields of science, not in art. Ari is married with one son, lives in Raleigh, and is now retired from his latest career as an environmental consultant. He has taken various classes and workshops over the years focused on oil painting as well as water color techniques.
Ari has recently won several awards including Second Place in the 311 Gallery Juried Show (2015), and two Honorable Mention Awards, one at a Matthews Artists Guild exhibit in 2016, and one at a Paint-Out Event in 2017 sponsored by Mint Hill Arts.