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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.

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

2022 - 2023, [Solo Exhibition], Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco,CA, [forthcoming]
2022 Purview, Left Space, San Francisco, CA
2021 SF Camerawork Forecast 2021, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
2021 Guest Room - Lucy Soutter, Der Grief, Online exhibiton 
2019 Reclaim (Curator), CCA Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA
2019 Disquiet Body, SF Camerawork, 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

Awards & Fellowships & Residencies
2022 Emerging Photography Resident, Black [Space] Residencey, San Francisco CA 
2022 - 2023 Emerging Artist Award, Museum of The African Diaspora, San Francisco,  CA
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 Award

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

2021 “Artists To Watch: Featuring Work & Practices From Around The World”, Vast Art Magazine