Ashley Neese is a multidisciplinary artist that grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2005 she earned her MFA from California College of the Arts. Her projects have been executed and exhibited in the Rosenberg Gallery at NYU; San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art; Nuit Blanche, Toronto; TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary; and Koh-i-nor, Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2009 she participated in artist residencies at ThreeWalls, Chicago; The Alberta Printmakers Society, Calgary; and The Berlin Office, Berlin. In 2010 she launched Open Heart, an art publication about love and spent most of the year wandering the streets of Berlin. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.