An Arkansas native, Ashley currently resides in Nashville. She specializes in creating paintings that merge present daily life with nostalgia and imagination. Spanning from representational to abstract, the works incorporate familiar objects and symbols floating through seas of color, shape, and pattern, often merged within portraits of spaces, people, or ideas.
“My work is a reflection of myself, fluid and ever-changing—almost disparate at times. I’ll become enamored with one object, color, or idea, and it’ll make its way into a new body of work.”
Nostalgia is a homecoming of sorts for Ashley, she worked at the NWA Mall for nearly 10 years during high school and college. She is nostalgic for: passings through, back rooms, first hellos, neglected corners, linoleum floors.