Log in

Piedmont Pastel Society

Ashley Mortenson


Member profile details

First name
Last name

Membership Information

I discovered pastels during art lessons from Janet Dingledein when I was 12 years old, back in the mid 80's. I put them away until last year, when I started drawing on our backyard fence with them. There weren't enough colors in the crayola chalk box, so why not use the pastels? I ran out of fence in my backyard, so I'm now primarily drawing on reclaimed fence wood "canvases" in addition to paper.

I have a MFA from Pratt, but haven't used it since 1999 or so- medical school and life as a doctor took priority. However, I'm now reconnecting with the right side of my brain and am putting that art degree to use as a part time artist. I'm looking to connect with other pastel artists and improve my skills by attending demos and workshops.
Member Art Image

Member photo albums (3 Albums)

Piedmont Pastel Society Charlotte, North Carolina

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software