Cookie Ashton

Cookie Ashton

Artwork

Cookie Ashton
"Complete happiness never seems to occur in the completion of a work of art...yet, the promise of it is felt in the process itself each time a work is started. It is the great insufficiency that drives me." -Cookie Ashton Houston contemporary artist, Cookie Ashton attributes her adolescent upbringing in Venezuela to her early creative development and artistic talents. Since graduating from the University of Oklahoma, Ashton has never stopped studying, learning and experimenting with various materials and mediums. Ashton has studied at the Centro Bellas Artes in Venezuela, The Glassell School at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, TX; the Instituto de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; Les Illusiones School, Les Cerqueux, France; University of London, Chelsea Art School; the Slade School, London, England, as well as numerous workshops from selected well-known artists. Her main objective in creating art is to try and move the senses by giving an intensification of reality. She is particularly interested in engaging the viewer as a participant interpreting and interacting with her paintings. Ashton’s observations of nature, nesting and nurturing infinitely interest her and are recurrent themes in her artwork. The transitions, transformations and expectations inherent in these areas provide challenges without end. Complete happiness never seems to occur in the completion of a work of art, yet the promise of it is felt in the process itself each time a work is started. It is the great insufficiency that drives her. For her, the act of creating becomes more essential that the artwork.
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Artist
Aqueous I
Cookie Ashton

Aqueous I

Mixed Media On Pvc

35 x 35 in

Hard Rock
Cookie Ashton

Hard Rock

Mixed Media On Pvc

48 x 36 in

Just Imagine, 2018
Cookie Ashton

Just Imagine, 2018

Mixed media on panel

60 x 48 in

Orchidia, 2018
Cookie Ashton

Orchidia, 2018

Mixed media on panel

48 x 72 in

Rhythm & Blues triptych
Cookie Ashton

Rhythm & Blues triptych

Mixed Media On Pvc

72 x 24 in

Serenity
Cookie Ashton

Serenity

Mixed Media On Panel

72 x 24 in

The Ties that Bind, 2018
Cookie Ashton

The Ties that Bind, 2018

Mixed media on panel

60 x 48 in

Transcendence (triptych)
Cookie Ashton

Transcendence (triptych)

Mixed Media on Panel

55.50 x 18.50 in

Untitled, 2016
Cookie Ashton

Untitled, 2016

Mixed Media On Pvc

24 x 18 in

Untitled (cool tones), 2016
Cookie Ashton

Untitled (cool tones), 2016

Mixed Media On Paper

22 x 30 in

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