A native of Jamestown, NY, Ashley Ordines first began taking photos and drawing during early childhood. She graduated from Edinboro University with a BA in Print Journalism & Mass Communications in 2014, and from Jamestown Community College with an AS in Fine Arts in 2011. Ashley’s art is heavily influenced by the natural world and she is inspired by illustrations/concept art of the 1930s-1960s, Pop Art and the Northern Renaissance. She also draws influence from video game concept art and is an avid gamer. Additionally, she is a passionate environmentalist and hopes to spread awareness of environmental issues facing our world through her art. Ashley currently works as a freelance artist focusing mainly on illustration, photography and graphic design.