Arielle Gray is
an Alabama based photographer, with a BA in studio art from the University of Alabama (2019).
Growing up in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Arielle Gray's work is inspired by the nostalgic warmth of Alabama summers and the world of film. She is currently attending the Yale School of Art for her MFA in photography (2023).
Arielle Gray has been featured in Art Concept Magazine, UNCERTAIN Magazine, and Luna Negra, FailSafe Zine, the Summer 2021 Curated Fridge,Vogue, PhotoVogue, Aperture, Lomography, and featured in the 2021 PhotoVogue Festival. She is a member of Black Women Photographers. She is a recipient of the Aperture and Google's 2021 Creator Labs Fund and Innovate Grant (Fall 2021 Cycle).
Most recently, she has been named as one of 20 finalist for the Aperture Portfolio Prize and is currently showing works at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation's Songs of Fire.