Ashley Sheppard graduated from the University of Ulster in 2016 with First Class Honors
in Contemporary Applied Arts. She was shortlisted for Future Makers Student Award in 2016. She joined Creative Exchange in November 2019
Ashley has been developing her practice through workshops working with The Ulster
Museum; Dementia Awareness; Chest, Stroke and Heart and various community groups.
This year sees her taking the leap into full time practicing artist
Education & Qualifications
2012 - 2016 First Class honours - BA Hons Contemporary Applied Arts, with a diploma in professional practice (International) Belfast School of Art, Ulster University
2015 Education and Outreach gallery assistant, NCG Kilkenny
2011 - 2012 BDes Hons, Foundation Year for Specialist Degrees
Belfast School of Art, Ulster University
Awards & Exhibitions
2016 Belfast School of Art, New Makers Degree Show
2016 Shortlisted Artist for DDCoI, Future Makers Award.
2013 Craft NI, Christmas Exhibition
2013 Belfast School of Art, Christmas Exhibition