ASHLEY ERNEST

Ashley Ernest is a designer and craftsperson specializing in one-of-a-kind and limited series art. Along with working as an artist, Ashley is a free-lance arts educator and inner city teacher, living in Philadelphia, PA. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, in 2011 and her BA from Rhode Island College, in 2007; with disciplines in metals and jewelry design. Ashley experiments with a plethora of materials, works in diverse techniques, and explores various processes, within her work. She focuses on: social constructs/norms, historical traditions, and personal feminism; with an ardent perception on personal memory and psychology.
Ashley Ernest owns a small jewelry company, a Different Kind of Fine. She is a published artist/designer, traveling crafts educator, and has shown her work nationally.
In her spare time she enjoys being active, listening to ted talks, discussing health & wellness, nature, and conversations about mysticism and astrology.
She is an enthusiast and advocate for art/design and hands-on-craft and inner city education.


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