Bio: Ari Moore is a lifelong Buffalo resident. In the 1970s, she attended the University of Buffalo and also pursued a B.S. degree in Art Education at Daemen College, then known as Rosary Hill College. Ari was an art instructor at the Albright Knox Art Gallery and taught art at the Langston Hughes Center. She was one of the first artists to show at Buffalo’s Juneteenth Festival. Ari owned and operated the Inner City Art Studio, before joining the Buffalo Police Department, where she served as Officer for twenty-five years before retiring.