Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 2:30pm, Room 149
www.ashleywhitt.com Ashley Whitt is a photography-based artist whose work deals with themes of duality within the self, psychological states, and mortality. She uses a variety of processes and materials including solvent transfers, digital manipulation in Photoshop, sculptural bookmaking, and traditional darkroom processes. Ashley is a Texas native and currently resides in Dallas.
Ashley graduated from Texas Woman's University where she earned her MFA in Photography in 2012. She graduated from UT Arlington with a BFA in Photography in 2009. Formerly a professor of photography and art, Ashley served as a full-time Lecturer at Texas Christian University during 2017-2018. Ashley currently serves as the Director of Visual Resources at Southern Methodist University. In addition to her role in the Department of Art History at SMU, she teaches Art Appreciation courses at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas. She is also the president of 500X Gallery in Dallas, the oldest artist-run gallery in the state of Texas.