Ashton Ludden is a printmaker, educator and sign artist.
Her hand-engraved prints explore our relationship with other living creatures as humanity continues to become removed from the natural world. Her prints reconsider the wild around us and aims to evoke a renewal of attentiveness and respect for other living beings.
She received her MFA in Printmaking from the University of Tennessee in 2013 and her BFA in Engraving Arts and Printmaking from Emporia State University in 2009. Ludden’s prints have been exhibited in galleries nationally and internationally as well as at animal education and welfare conferences. She teaches printmaking and bookmaking workshops regionally and nationally.
Currently, Ludden is an artist member of the Vacuum Shop Studios Collaborative (vacuumshopstudios.wordpress.com) and the head sign artist for Trader Joe’s in Knoxville, TN.