Ashley Bouton – (Studio Art)
Ashley Bouton was raised in Western Pennsylvania, where she developed a passion for the Arts at a very young age. She has obtained her M.F.A. and M.A. degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2017 and 2014, and her Bachelors’ of Science in Art Education from California University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Ashley is a working Visual Artist, who lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA as an Art Teacher for grades K-12. Since 2013, her work has been extensively exhibited within and surrounding the Pittsburgh regional area, as well as in NYC. Ashley's current work analyzes the intuitive feminine experience in our natural and human-made worlds. She is an interdisciplinary visual artist whose new work moves between painting, drawing, collage, and poetry. Her curiosities extend to human relationships, emotion, landscapes, flowers, infrastructure, metaphors, and symbolic imagery.