Ashlee Mays (b. 1991 USA)

amays1@artic.edu | www.ashlee-mays.com | 419.303.6723

 

Education

2020  University of Tennessee, MFA Candidate - Printmaking, Knoxville TN

2016   Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Fibers and Material Studies / Pottery / Bookmaking, Gatlinburg TN

2013    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Chicago IL

2012    Ox-Bow, Papermaking and Letterpress Printing, Saugatuck MI 

2009   Ohio Northern University, General Biology, Ada OH 

 

Exhibitions

2017   Nature Neon, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2017   First Course, Downtown Gallery, Knoxville TN

2016   Fun Size, Treat Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2016   Figures of Speech, Anderson Center for the Arts, Anderson IN

2015   Wassail, Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago IL

2015   You Are Beautiful 3.0, Galerie F, Chicago IL

2015   Athenaeum Theater, Chicago IL

2015   Screens and Suds, Galerie F, Chicago IL

2014   proceed with caution: Ashlee Mays, Crome Gallery, Chicago IL

2013   Going Dutch, Links Hall, Chicago IL

2013    Digital Photo Contest & Exhibit, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago IL

2013    Raw Chicago Expressions, Double Doors, Chicago IL

2013    Watch This, SUGS Gallery, Chicago IL

2013    Neon and Light Biennial, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

2013    Crossing the Palisades, SAIC Sullivan Building, Chicago IL

2013    Bachelors of Fine Arts Exhibition, Sullivan Center Galleries, Chicago IL

2012    Sugar Does Chicago, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago IL

2010    Artbash, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago IL

2009   Ohio Governor’s Show, James A. Rhodes State Office Tower, Columbus OH

 

Experience

2017   Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN

2017   Screenprinter / Designer, Pretty Good Printmaking, Pigeon Forge TN

2016   Letterpress Apprentice, Hatch Show Print, Nashville TN

2016   Studio Assistant, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2016   Farming Apprentice, Schoodic Views Farm, Franklin ME

2015   Screenprinter and Marketing Design, Hoofprint Workshop, Chicago IL 

2015   Teaching Artist, Twin Peaks Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own Design)

2015   Teaching Artist, Twin Peaks Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own Stickers) 

2015   Teaching Artist, Twin Peaks Press, Chicago IL (Hardcover Bookmaking) 

2015   Teaching Artist, Twin Peaks Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own T-shirts)  

2014    Co-Founder, Twin Peaks Press, Chicago IL

2014    Studio Assistant, Fugscreen Studios, Chicago IL

2014    Teaching Artist, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Analog Materials: Intro to Screenprinting)

2014    Teaching Assistant, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own Valentine)

2013    Print Maker, Megan Lee Designs, Chicago IL

2013    Painting Instructor, Bottle and Bottega, Chicago IL 

2013    Teaching Artist, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own Gift Wrap) 

2013    Screenprinting Apprentice, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL

2013    Print Assistant, Steve Juras, Chicago IL

2013    Studio Assistant, Oli Watt, Chicago IL

2013    Teaching Artist, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own Gift Wrap)

2013    Co-Teacher (with Ness Rago), Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Alternative Screenprinting)

2013    Co-Teacher (with Ness Rago), Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Screenprint Your Own Cards)

2013    Teaching Assistant, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Beginning Screenprinting)

2012    Studio Assistant Intern, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL

2012    Teaching Assistant, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Letterpress II)

2012    Teaching Assistant, Spudnik Press, Chicago IL (Letterpress I)

2012    Studio Assistant, Ali Seradge, Chicago IL