Ariel Cavalcante Foster is a millennial Brazilian-American artist, consultant, and edge-worker based in Baltimore and D.C. with a BA from Goucher College (2016) in Studio Art and Arts Administration.

She has exhibited work throughout the East Coast and in São Paulo, Brazil. Her work is part of Goucher College Library and Special Collections and is a recipient of the Rosenberg Travel scholarship. Ariel co-directed The Parlour (2018-2020), an art gallery in Baltimore and has been an active member of several artist-run collective initiatives.

In 2018, Foster participated in the Baltimore Artist Retreat and joined the Urban Arts Leadership Fellowship Cohort. In 2019 she worked as an Inclusion Strategist, Co-chair of the Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion (DEAI) Board Committee and Community Arts Program Assistant for Baltimore Clayworks.

In 2020, they founded F.I.E.L.D. (to Foster Freedom) as a consultant and facilitator for businesses, organizations and individuals to decolonize our bodies (mental, emotion and physical) by way of identifying our personal identities with the purpose to create personal transformation and intentional and restorative practices within our social systems.

In 2021, Ariel co-created Orgasmic Guidance with Nikki Morgan and Dashawn Simmons a 4 week series of cultivating sexual (creator energy) for transformative worldview shifts and life changes that center embodiment and value our collective existence and co-creation.

In 2022 Ariel began her travel research in Brazil, where they are deepening their embodiment studies towards a greater understanding of empowerment, responsibility and expression of our multiple bodies. Ariel is a trained practitioner in holistic therapies including Frequencies of Brilliance and Amanae.