Ashley Lathe
980 253 3862
alathe@carolina.rr.com

 

Education

  • MFA Maryland Institute College of Art
  • BA Graphic Design East Carolina University, NC
  • 1995-2001 University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC

 

 

Exhibitions

2016

  • “Here” Paper Moon Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • “Alumni Gala” McColl Center for Visual Art

 

2015

  • “Context Contingent” 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • Hi-Temp Gallery, Buffalo NY
  • CPCC Levine, Charlotte, NC

 

2014

  • “15th Anniversary Alumni Gala” McColl Center for Visual Art
    “Icarus” University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

2013

  • “Currencies; Real and Imagined” McColl Center for Visual Art

 

2012

  • “There and Back” Charlotte Artery, Charlotte, NC
  • “Recollections” MoNA Gallery, Charlotte, NC

 

2011

  • Charlotte Artery @ Gaines Brown

 

  • 2010
    “Collector’s Gala” Green Hill Center, Greensboro, NC
  • Core Visual Art @ Hughes Gallery

 

2009

  • Charlotte Artery @ Bland St., Charlotte NC
  • “Natural Reflections” Artspace Upfront Gallery, Raleigh NC
  • “Collected” McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte NC
  • Charlotte Artery @ Music Factory, Charlotte, NC
  • Decatur Arts Festival 2009, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA
  • “Urban Textures” Gallery Pantone 278, Charlotte NC, solo exhibit
  • “Greenlight” Bank of America Plaza, Charlotte NC
  • America’s 2009 Paperworks, Northwest Art Center ND

 

2008

  • “Pressed Flowers” McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte NC
  • “Big River” Artspace, Raleigh NC, solo exhibit
  • Art on Paper 2008, Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro NC
  • “New Works” Artspace, Raleigh NC (2nd Place Award)
  • NC Artists Exhibition, Progress Energy Center, Raleigh NC

 

2007

  • “Round Here” Vintage 21 Gallery, Raleigh NC, solo exhibit
  • “In the Neighborhood” Artspace, Raleigh NC, solo exhibit
  • “Soup” Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte NC
  • 6th Street Window Project, Charlotte NC (Juried Public Art)
  • “Eight” McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte NC

2006

  • Wondergems, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago IL
  • American Juried Art Salon, (Merit Award – Watercolor)
  • SPARK CON Image Slam, Raleigh NC
  • “Foundations” Artspace Lobby, Raleigh NC, solo exhibit
  • Raleigh-Durham Airport, Raleigh NC

 

2005

  • “New Works” Wilkes Art Gallery, Wilkesboro NC

 

2004

  • MicroCosm Gallery, Charlotte NC

 

2003

  • 8th Street Gallery, Charlotte NC
  • Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte NC
  • Rowe Arts Gallery, UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte NC

 

2000

  • 10th Annual Waterworks Visual Arts Center Regional Exhibition, Salisbury NC
  • Witzen Gallery, Charlotte NC, solo exhibit
  • Wright Now Gallery, Charlotte NC

 

Publications

  • 2014 Carolina Art Crush, October
  • 2013 Charlotte Artview, Nov. Featured Artist
  • 2012 Nfocus Magazine, “Favorite Local Artists,” Oct. Issue
  • 2009 Charlatan Magazine Vol. 1, Issue 1
  • 2006 New American Paintings #64
  • 2006 American Art Collector
  • 2006 Best of North Carolina Artists
  • 2003 Thrift Poetic Arts Journal (Cover Design)
  • 2002 Thrift Poetic Arts Journal
  • 1998 Sanskrit Literary Arts Magazine
  • 1992 Rebel Literary Arts Magazine
  • 1989 Capital Engraving Color-by-Number appointment calendar

 

Public Works

  • “’Round Here: A Community Project,” mural, McColl Center for Visual Art
    • Budget: $400
  • “Diversity Matters,” mural, Albemarle Middle School
    • Budget: $300
  • “Character,” mural, Ballantyne Elementary School
    • Budget: $2000

 

 

Collections

  • Fidelity Investments Corp., Charlotte NC
  • King & Spalding LLC, Charlotte NC
  • Fidelity Investments Corp., Raleigh NC

  

Affiliations

  • Contemporaries, Chair, Founding Member
  • Core Visual Art, Chair Founding Member
  • Mint Museum of Art, Affiliate Outreach Artist
  • McColl Center for Visual Arts, 11-month residency, 2008
  • McColl Center for Visual Art, 4-month residency, Charlotte NC, 2007
  • Artspace, Raleigh NC, 2005-present
  • Gallery Pantone 278, Charlotte, NC 2009
  • Charlotte Artery, Founding Member, Charlotte, NC 2009
  • Art Preserve, Charlotte, NC, 2008
  • Eredreich White Fine Art, Boston MA, 2006-2012
  • Witzen Gallery, Charlotte NC 1997-2002

Professional Experience

President, Contemporaries, McColl Center for Visual Art

An affiliate of McColl Center, the Contemporaries is a member-based organization providing informative inside visits with community artists, curators, directors, and others directly involved in the art field.

  • Promotion
  • Event planning and organization
  • Fundraising and Sponsorship
  • Palate to Palette annual gala event

 

President, Founding Member, Core Visual Art

Core Visual Art is an artist’s coalition sponsored by McColl Center for Visual Art to provide exhibition opportunities for former affiliates of the Center.

  • Brand recognition and promotion
  • Organizational Structure
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning

 

Founding Member, Charlotte Artery

Charlotte Artery is a grass-roots organization of regional artists dedicated to providing exhibition opportunities for both members and non-members. Artery is the recipient of two Charlotte Arts and Sciences and North Carolina Arts Council grants for organizational development.

  • Brand recognition and promotion
  • Organizational Structure
  • Acquiring grants and sponsorship
  • Gaining non-profit status

 

 

Affiliate Outreach Artist, Mint Museum

The Mint Museum’s educational outreach programs connect the galleries and events of the museum with the community through curriculum programing. This is accomplished through specific workshops within the schools and learning opportunities for regional teachers at the museum.

 

“Andy Warhol Portraits: Life and Legends”

  • In conjunction with the visiting exhibition, hands-on programs were developed on the silkscreen process and themes of portraiture and the social role of celebrities;
    • Led a three-session teacher’s workshop to be implemented in individual curriculums.
    • Led a two-week in-class workshop for art students at Hopewell High School.

 

“Ken Aptekar: Charlotte’s Charlotte”

  • Through an Arts and Science grant, these workshops were programmed around Ken Aptekar’s “Charlotte’s Charlotte” in the museum’s permanent collection. These workshops focused on the silkscreen process and the individual’s role in interpreting history;
    • Led a two-session teacher’s workshop to be implemented in individual curriculums.
    • Led a two-week in-class workshop for art students at East Mecklenburg High School.
    • Led a two-week in-class workshop for art students at Garinger High School.

 

Teaching Experience

Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, NC

Developed and taught the following courses:

  • Art Appreciation
  • Drawing I

 

Stanly Community College August 1999-Present
Albemarle, NC

Developed and taught the following courses:

  • Art Appreciation
  • Survey of American Art
  • Art History Survey ll
  • Introduction to Film

 

University of North Carolina at Charlotte August 2003-December 2004
Charlotte, NC

Developed and taught the following courses:

  • Silkscreen
  • Woodcut and Etching
  • Arts and Society

 

McColl Center for Visual Art
Charlotte, NC

Developed and taught the following workshops:

  • Reductive Silkscreen
  • Watercolor Silkscreen
  • 3- and 4-Color Process Silkscreen
  • Egg Tempera