Ashley Marie is a multidisciplinary artist in the Metro Detroit area. She attended one semester at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2011 for foundation courses and has been self taught since. In addition to exhibiting work throughout Detroit, Ashley’s work also appeared in the 55th Venice Biennale. Her work is derived from her life experiences. She hopes to inspire her audience thoughts on spirituality. She works in a variety of mediums such as oil paint, graphite, resin, and clay. These mediums allow her to achieve a simultaneously realistic and ethereal look, portraying the illusion between life and spirit.