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 an arts professor, living in Philadelphia, PA. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and her BA from Rhode Island College; with a discipline in metals/ 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 of 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.
She is an enthusiast and advocate for art, design, and craft education.
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