L. ASH   //    art & illustration

Lesley Ash is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her specialized skills include: ink/watercolor illustration, wall murals, and experimental animation created with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects.

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Exhibition History

2012, More is Always More (2-person show), Prairie Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2011, Library Thoughts & MiniArtVideoFest, Raday Konyveshaz & Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2011, Extremely Shorts 14th Annual Film Festival, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
2011, Chain Letter, Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany
2011, EXIT: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2011, Yes/No/Maybe, Pipeline Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2010, International Artist Residencies Exhibit, Duna Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2010, International Artist Residencies Exhibit, Jokai Klub, Budapest, Hungary
2010, This is The Best! (Solo), Pipeline Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2010, Prom Fright (Solo), Fluorescent Projects; University of Cincinnati, OH
2010, Graduate Poster Forum, University of Cincinnati, OH, Award: 1st Place, Best in MFA Show
2009, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, NE
2007, Movie Poster Art, Evil City Film Festival, Antagonist Art Movement, New York, NY
2007, Continuing Education Solo Exhibition, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2007, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, NE
2007, Art Slam, Antagonist Art Movement, New York, NY
2004, Proof I Can Draw (Solo), Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, NE
2004, I Paint, Therefore I am, Phelps Fine Art Gallery, Hastings, NE
2003, All Student Art Show (Juried), Hastings College Art Gallery, Award: Best 3D in Show
2003, Fine Arts Festival (Juried), St. Mark’s Cathedral, Hastings, NE
2003, Tom's Kids, Graham Gallery, Hastings, NE

Creative Outreach
Volunteer Muralist, The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, New York, NY, 2011, 2010, 2009
Participating Artist, Postcards from the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS, CRG Gallery, New York, NY, 2011
Participating Artist, Secret ArtWorks; A Benefit for ArtWorks, Cincinnati, OH, 2009, 2010
Participating Artist, Postcards from the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS, Metro Pictures, New York, NY, 2009
Volunteer album art designer, LiberiAlive, Humanitarian Notes Nonprofit Organization, 2009
Participating Artist, Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY, 2007

Permanent Collections/Clients
Hungarian Multicultural Center
Barnaby Bright
Kool-Aid
Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Hastings College
Humanitarian Notes
Private Collections Available Upon Request

Education
MFA, University of Cincinnati, OH
BA, Hastings College, NE
School of Visual Arts, NY
Pratt Institute, NY

Fellowships/Residencies
International Artist Residency, Hungarian Multicultural Center; Budapest, Hungary, 2010
Wolfstein Travel Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, 2010