Cookie Ashton

Aqueous I

Cookie Ashton

Aqueous I

Mixed Media On Pvc

35 x 35 in

Birds of a Feather, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Birds of a Feather, 2019

Mixed media on panel

60 x 48 in

Blue Cascade, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Blue Cascade, 2019

Mixed media on panel

42 x 42 in

Coral Gables, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Coral Gables, 2019

Mixed media on panel

48 x 60 in

In Pursuit of Harmony, 2019

Cookie Ashton

In Pursuit of Harmony, 2019

Mixed media on panel

60 x 42 in

Kaleidoscope II, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Kaleidoscope II, 2019

Mixed media on panel

72 x 48 in

Lavender Dreams, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Lavender Dreams, 2019

Mixed media on panel

60 x 48 in

Orchid II, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Orchid II, 2019

Mixed media on panel

52 x 42 in

Red

Cookie Ashton

Red

Mixed Media On Pvc

48 x 48 in

Serendipity, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Serendipity, 2019

Mixed media on panel

60 x 48 in

Transcendence, 2019

Cookie Ashton

Transcendence, 2019

Mixed media on panel

55.50 x 18.50 in

Just Imagine, 2018

Cookie Ashton

Just Imagine, 2018

Mixed media on panel

60 x 48 in

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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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