Ashley Ross currently works and resides in the Bay Area. Her personal work explores familial legacy and cultural aspects of black existence. Through the use of family archives and allegorical portraiture, her work seeks to investigate and make connections between understanding how traumas and experiences contribute to and inform our identity.


Education
2021 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography: California College of the Arts

Exhibitions
2019 Reclaim (Curator), CCA Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA
2019 Disquiet Body, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2019 Beyond The Frame, The Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2019 Junior/Senior Group Show, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco CA
2019 To Trace A Line, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA
2019 Joy & Healing: Youth Art Exhibition, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
2019 Looking Forward Giving Back Auction, SOMA Arts, San Francisco, CA
2019 Everything is Sacred: Exploring Radical Self Care (Curator), Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA
2018 Students of Color Coalition 8th Annual Exhibition, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA

Lectures & Workshops
2018 How to Build/ Be A Community Beyond Bias, CCA Connects Workshop, Oakland, CA

Awards & Fellowships
2021 Anderson Ranch Center Scholarship
2020 - 2021 Savin, Ruben, & Muriel Foundation Scholarship
2020 - 2021 Steele, Roberta Endowed Scholarship
2020 All College Honors Scholarship
2019 Emerging Leadership in Arts and Social Impact
2018 Vivian Bolt Scholarship