California native Ashli currently  lives and works in New York City. She Teaches Art and Design and Cultural Anthropology courses at Molloy College.She is a contributing writer for  Art/File Magazine. Ashli has exhibited in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, New York and New Jersey. Ashli sucessfully funded a kickstarter to allow her to travel to Sumatra Indonesia and is producing an artbook and coloring book along side a body of work which will be released in September.She is participating in Wildlife of The Highlands, a touring exhibition throughout 2015.

Press 

Ashli Sisk and the 500-year-old Rhino

Born to Be Wild: Painter Ashli Sisk Captures the Complexities of Man Versus (Endangered) Beast

 Examiner.com  Ashli Sisk: Big Game 

Shameful.Designs Coverage Big Game

Endangered Apothecary Manhattan Times 

 

Exhibitions 

2015 

 Ashli Sisk: All Singing All Dancing

Solo exhibition and The Odd Toe and Horn book release party 

Vitrina NYC TBA this September

Wildlife of The Highlands Touring exhibition:

Paterson Museum  June 15th - July 3

Ivanhoe Wheelhouse Museum June 10 - June 14

 Audubon Mural Project  Installed May 16th

601 W. 149th Street, New York, NY — 149th Street between Broadway and Riverside Drive

100 Gates Project 

Roll gate painting in Lower East Side

 

2014 

Ashli Sisk: For The 6th Time

3d Heights May 29th – June 30th 

Ashli Sisk: Fingernails  

Buuni Café May 29th- June 30th 

 All that Glitters 

Gateway Project

January 13th- March 27th  

Women of The Heights 

North Manhattan Arts Alliance March  16th

 

2013 

Cupid Ojala and Ashli Sisk: Endangered Apothecary

Royal RX June 1st - Sept 2013

 

2012 

Strange Attractions:

Benefit Gala for NO Gas Pipeline & 

Liberty Humane Society August  

Ashli Sisk: Territory Takeover 

Hudson Art Supply @Mana Contemporary 

Horse Designed by Committee 

White Box May 18 -May 27th

 Ashli Sisk: Big Game 

Solo(s) Project House

 

2011 

Happy Feet and The Angry Inch

 Stage October- January

 

Earth as in Sky  

Ashli Sisk & Flavia Berindogue 

Montclair State University Finley Hall Gallery

 

Montclair Global Education

Goldsmiths University of London

July 4th - July 8th

 

Young Blood  

Class of 2012 summer show 

Amos and Eno Gallery

 

Apparitions (Projection show)

Montclair State University Finley Hall Gallery

 

2010 

Whitney Newson & Ashli Sisk: Creatures Great and Small 

Montclair State University Finley Hall Gallery 

Eliana Iturbe & Ashli Sisk: Menagerie   

Montclair State University Finley Hall Gallery

 

2009 

Everything Must Go! 

The Climate Theatre, San Francisco 

Locality 

Mission Art Center 

Onsix Gallery 

Mi Ju Jo Lind &  Ashli Sisk: Beasts of Burden 

SFAI  The Diego Rivera  Gallery 

The First Annual First Show @ SFAI 

September 5, 2009 

EXPLO! 

111 Minna Gallery 

May 28, 2009

 

Education 

Montclair State University MFA May 2012 

San Francisco Art Institute BFA Painting May   2010 

Foothill Community College AA Anthropology May 2008

 

Residencies and Internships 

North Manhattan Arts Alliance Volunteer 2013- 2014 

Brooklyn Art Space Recent Graduate Residency 2013 

Root Division Intern 2009

 

Awards 

MSU College of The Arts Excellence in Painting Award 2012 

Spring 2011 Montclair State University Foundation Scholarship 

Daedalus Fellowship nomination 2011 

Daedalus MFA Fellowship Nomination 2011 

Graduation assistant fellowship 2011-2012 

Campus Leadership award 2010 Leader/President of Student Union 

SFAI Spring 2009 Campus Leadership Award for founding and operating Art After Hours 

The Sutter scholarship, 2009/2010

Gamblin Prize Spring 2009

Ivan Majdrakoff 300$ Utrecht gift card 

SFAI Spring 2009 Campus Leadership Award for founding and operating Art After Hour 

Partnership Scholarship, 2008-2010

Foothill community college 2008 Excellence in Writing Award.