ASHLEY ORTIZ-DIAZ

www.ashleyortizdiaz.com 

Born 1991,  St. Petersburg, FL. Lives and works in Gainesville, FL.

EDUCATION

2019                Master of Fine Arts, University of Florida

2013                Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of South Florida

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Threshold, Fresh As Fruit, Deland, FL

anyway, i love you and i wish you weren’t dead, GoodNews Arts, High Springs, FL

2020

manifold vanishing, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville FL

2019/2020

lo que se fue y lo que se dejó//what was and what was left, Community workshops and exhibitions at the following locations: 4Most Gallery, Gainesville FL; Civic Media Center, Gainesville FL; Resilience Middle School, Gainesville FL, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa FL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

UMOJA: A Celebration of Black Artists in Alachua County, GFAA Gallery, Gainesville FL

2020

I’m looking forward to tomorrow, Good News Gallery, High Springs FL

2019

What Lies Beyond, Gallery 221@HCC, Tampa FL

In Exchange, The FATVillage Projects, Fort Lauderdale FL

Viscosity: Women of Print, Noise Gallery, Bloomington IN, Austin TX, Branchburg NJ

2018

2018 Studio Art Graduate Invitational, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville FL

Holding Pattern, Fritz Gallery, West Palm Beach FL

2018 Book Arts Showcase, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

BIG INK: Where Edges Meet, Libby Gallery, Gainesville FL

2017

Practical Magic, Dead Matter Press, Portland OR

Remarks: New Works on Paper, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

2017 Studio Art Graduate Invitational, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

Re-Generation, Cedar Key Arts Center, Cedar Key FL

Collective Reaction, Double Vision - Pop-Up Gallery, Gainesville FL

2016

Working Together, WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville FL

2014

Herd of Cats, COI - Gulfport Arts Center, Gulfport FL
Unbound 2, The Venture Compound and Online Event, St. Petersburg FL
Bite, Scratch, Expose: New Printmaking, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2021

Adjunct Assistant Professor - Color Theory Printmaking, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Adjunct Assistant Professor - Screen Printing, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2020

Adjunct Assistant Professor - Two Courses: Screen Printing and Color Theory: Printmaking, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2019-2020

Adjunct Assistant Professor - “Making+Meaning”, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2017

Instructor of Record - Figure/Ground in Printmaking, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Instructor of Record - Color Theory in Printmaking, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2018

Instructor of Record - Color Theory in Printmaking, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Instructor of Record - Figure/Ground in Printmaking, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2016

Silk Painting Instructor, Uniquely Yours Boutique, St. Petersburg FL

2016

Relief Printmaking Instructor, Cross Bayou Elementary School, Pinellas Park FL

2015

Printmaking Teaching Assistant - Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Gibbs High School, St. Petersburg FL

2015

Intaglio Instructor - Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Gibbs High School, St. Petersburg FL

RESIDENCIES + AWARDS

2019-2020

Resident Artist - 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville, FL

2019

2019 Individual Artist Award for the City of Gainesville, FL

2018

MORTEM: Ayatana Research Residency attendee, Ottawa, Ontario

2015

Resident Artist in Printmaking - Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Gibbs High School, St. Petersburg FL

CURATION

2021

Seeing Humanity, Nan’s Place, Orlando FL

2020

iCPP.tv, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

Riddled with Holes: A Solo Exhibition by Dina Benbrahim, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

Broaden Your Sense of Normal, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

Clay Soirée, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

2019

2g00dh0td@mn.v2, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

Absence and Presence: A Solo Exhibition by Monsur Awodunte, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

2019 Graduate Invitational, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

Resistance and Resilience: Communications from Inside, 4Most Gallery + Studio, Gainesville FL

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2018-2019

Studio Manager, GRADhaus Graduate Studios, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2017-2019

Co-Vice President, Fine Arts College Council, University of Florida, Gainesville FL Co-President: Sanda de la Rosa,

2019

Co-Organizer of the 2019 FACC Student Juried Show, Juror: Gia Hamilton, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville FL. Co-Organizer: Sanda de la Rosa

2018

Co-Organizer of the 2018 FACC Student Juried Show, Juror: Heather Hart, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville FL. Co-Organizer: Sanda de la Rosa

2016-2017

Printmaking Studio Technician, University of Florida, Gainesville FL