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Ashley Wachal

Ashley Wachal

About Artist

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  • Artist Statement

    Ashley Pfanner Wachal grew up in Bossier City, Louisiana in a loving, traditional southern home. She remembers discovering her true artistic talent in her middle school art class. Ashley pursued art throughout high school and was known for her artistic talent. Despite pursuing different fields of study while in college at Louisiana Tech University, she always remained devoted to what she was most passionate about: art. Ashley grew as an artist throughout her undergraduate career in Studio Art and continued to be successful. She continued to further her education in graduate school at Louisiana Tech University in Art Education. Ashley spent four years teaching high school art in Caddo Parish, but has now since dedicated her career to being a professional artist. As an artist, Ashley has created work using various forms of media; including sculpture, clay, printmaking, charcoal, pencil sketch, acrylic, mixed media and her preferred medium of choice, oil painting. Ashley resides in the Shreveport-Bossier area with her husband, Jason, and their three dogs.
  • Resume

    Ashley Wachal
    409 Cross Drive | Haughton, LA 71037
    T: 318-773-6944 |E: pfanner83@aol.com | W: www.ashleywachal.com

    Education:

    Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
    Master of Arts: Teaching, Art Education K-12. 4.0 GPA. [2008-2011]
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art. 3.5 GPA. [2002-2007]

    Airline High School, Bossier City, Louisiana
    High School Diploma. 3.5 GPA. [1998-2002]

    New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Completion of Summer Program, Visual Arts. [2001]

    Selected Exhibitions:

    Solo Art Show

    “W.A.M. Festival: Ashley Wachal.” Bossier City, Louisiana
    Bossier Arts Council [2015]

    “Reinventing the Shotgun.” Bossier City, Louisiana
    Bossier Arts Council [2013]

    Group Art Shows

    “Flying Colours.” ArtPort. Shreveport, Louisiana
    Shreveport Regional Airport. [2015]

    “Sarah Brinson Kennedy, Rod Talbot, and Ashley Wachal.” Bossier City, Louisiana
    Bossier Arts Council [2014]

    “Paired,” ArtPort. Shreveport, Louisiana
    Shreveport Regional Airport. [2012]

    “Chroma,” Advanced Painting. Ruston, Louisiana
    Louisiana Tech University. [2007]

    Juried Art Shows

    “Student Art Show.” Ruston, Louisiana
    Louisiana Tech University. [2004]

    “Student Art Show,” Awarded: Best Of Show, “Hot Pigs.” Bossier City, Louisiana
    Bossier Arts Council. [2002]

    “Student Art Show,” Awarded: Various. Bossier City, Louisiana
    Bossier Parish Library. [2002]

    “Student Art Show,” Awarded: 3rd Place. Bossier City, Louisiana
    Bossier Arts Council. [1999]

    Publications:

    Marcotte, Michele. “Reinventing the Shotgun.” Shreveport Times [Shreveport, LA] 12 June 2013, 7A. Print.

    Shephard, Sherry P. “Paired.” Shreveport Times [Shreveport, LA] 07 February 2012, 1L. Print.

    Collections:

    Private Collections: [Bossier City, LA] [Shreveport, LA] [Benton, LA] [Baton Rouge, LA]
    Private Collection: [Haughton, LA] [Vivian, LA] [Dixie, LA] [Gretna, LA] [Plain Dealing, LA] [Gaithersburg, MD] [Austin, TX] [Amarillo, TX] [Lufkin, TX] [Dallas, TX] [Menominee, MI] [Stephenson, MI] [Southlake, TX] [Rockwall. TX] [Zachary, LA] [Baltimore, MD] [Allen, TX] [Addison, TX] [Stuart, FL] [Lafayette, LA] [Houston, TX]

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