Artist's Website: http://www.elizabethashe.com
Elizabeth Ashe is a sculptor and poet, who earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University and a MFA from the Mount Royal School of Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She was as Associate Editor for Fourth River, and recently served as a guest reader for their Words Without Walls anthology. Her poetry has recently appeared in Lascaux Press, Lavender Review, Cliterature, and Yellow Medicine Review, among others. Her recent public art projects are/have been on view at the Bemidji Sculpture Walk, Art All Night DC, Sukkahwood Festival, and the H St Festival. Her awards include: placing third, twice, at the Sukkahwood Festival, placing second in the Tacoma Art Museum’s “Iron Artist Challenge,” a partial scholarship from VIDA for a residency at Sundress Academy of the Arts, and a full scholarship for a workshop at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center. Her work is also included in Studio Visit Magazine, issue 45/46. She is a member of the Washington Sculptors Group, and a steering committee person for Emerging Arts Leaders DC. Ashe lives with her girlfriend and their cats in Washington, D.C., where she has a studio practice, curates exhibits, hosts poetry readings, and works for arts non-profits.