Growing up in Belchertown, Ariel graduated from Belchertown High School in 2013. After high school, she pursued her passion for photography by attending the Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turners Falls, MA. She graduated with her certificate of completion from Hallmark in June of 2015.
Currently, Ariel owns Ariel Grondin Photo out of Belchertown and has been a professional photographer for 3 years.
In January of 2017, Ariel started photographing properties for The Jackson & Nale Team for a year before being brought on as their Visual Media Admin.