Bowling Green, Ohio
Ashley Cappelletty is a professional artist and published poet, born in Toledo, Ohio in 1986. Ashley has been doing art since she could hold a pencil however, became a more serious artist after she graduated from Toledo School for the Arts. After highschool, she attended Lourdes College to study fine art. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Art with a minor in Psychology in May 2011. While in college she received numerous volunteer awards and the St. Luke Award from the Lourdes College Art Department. Between childhood and adulthood, Ashley experienced many traumatizing events including domestic violence, rape, bullying, and death, which have been the focus of her subject matter. She draws inspiration from the female form, portraits, different cultural gods and goddesses, landscape imagery, vintage pin up models and television shows. Her work has been primarily in oil and acrylic paint, ceramics, print making, and drawing. Recently, she has been working on a series of paintings in alcohol ink and has taken up photography.