claire ashley

About

Me

Claire Ashley was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland and now lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Contemporary Practices, and Department of Painting and Drawing. She has an old husband, three children, two dogs, and a cat.

Her recent work investigates inflatables as painting, sculpture, installation and performance costume. She mines the language of painterly abstraction, monumental sculpture, slapstick humor, and pop art to transform mundane industrial materials into inflatable painted sculptures and performative props.

to: claire ashley: process book
to: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Contact

Me

cell: 708.997-0910
email: cashley@saic.edu
email: clairehelenashley@gmail.com