Ashley Villagran Bravin

2015      Orange Coast College
               (Artist in Residence)
               Costa Mesa, CA
2012      Carnegie Mellon University (BFA)
                Pittsburgh, PA
2011       Burren College of Art,
                Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland
2010      Chautauqua Institution 
                (Artist in Residence) 
                Chautauqua, NY 
2007      Otis College of Art and Design
                Los Angeles, CA

Selected Exhibitions
2016        En(gendered) In(equity), LACE, Los Angeles, CA
2015        Rivals in the Ring, Los Angeles Athletic Club, Los Angeles, CA (Solo Exhibition)
                 Blank Canvas, Washington Reid Gallery, Culver City, CA
                 An Odyssey: 10 Years at TAM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
                 Nude Survey One, Jamie Brooks Fine Art Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
                 The Telephone Game, Prohibition Gallery, Culver City, CA
                 From Her 2015, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Los Angeles, CA
                 MAS 8, San Diego Art Institue, San Diego, CA
                 Traces of Gesture, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2014        Rivals in the Ring, Los Angeles Athletic Club, Los Angeles, CA (Solo Exhibition)
                 Gallery Tally, Área: Lugar de Proyectos, Cagugas, Puerto Rico
                 MAS 7, Santa Monica Airport, Santa Monica, CA
                 Sacred Memories, Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                 RIBBA 500, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
                 From Her, Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                (En)gendered (In)equity, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA
                LA n CV, Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio, CA
                Artist Books 3, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
2013       MAS ATTACK 2, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA
                OVERLOAD, Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
                We Are All in This Together, Modern VideoFilm, Santa Monica, CA
                Artist Books, Ooga Booga #2, Los Angeles, CA
2012       London Exchange, University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins, London
                Transa II, The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Ireland
                TERMS & CONDITIONS, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
                The Sketchbook Project 2012, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
                Drawing Exchange Exhibition, Artist Image Resource (AIR), Pittsburgh, PA
2011       Dog Fighting and Prize Fighting: A Comparison of Aggressive Sports, Ellis
                Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Solo Exhibition)
                The 2011 Undergraduate Exhibition, Burren College of Art, Newtown Castle,
                Ballyvaughan, Ireland
2010       Annual Exhibition, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, NY
                4701 Exhibition, 4701 Pop-Up Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
                Natural Composition, FRAME Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
               Coffee Talk, Kiva Han, Pittsburgh, PA

Grants and Awards
2012       Small Undergraduate Research Grant (SURG), Carnegie Mellon University
2011        Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), Carnegie Mellon
2011        Small Undergraduate Research Grant (SURG), Carnegie Mellon University
2010       Independent Study Grant for Chautauqua Residency, Carnegie Mellon University
2008      Campaign for College Opportunity Scholarship Award, Juried by the Los Angeles
                Division of CCO, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Experience
2013       Children’s Book Illustrator
                Illustrator for Alexandra Hofmeister-Daly’s children’s books, “Larry the
                Leprechaun” and “Pavo” series, and JC Camij’s “Of Painted Ponies and
                Dandelion Dreams.”
2010       Children’s Book Illustrator
                Illustrator for Cie Anne’s “Bobby the Donkey”a children’s book series.
2011       Exhibition Installation and Management
                Installation and exhibition of Dog Fighting and Prize Fighting: A Comparison
                of Aggressive Sports – a solo show at the Ellis Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA.
2011       Teaching Assistant for “Artist as Entrepreneur”
                Teaching assistant for Elaine Stolick’s “Artist as Entrepreneur” class at Carnegie
                Mellon University, which taught students the business aspect of being a
                successful artist in the art world.
2011       Pre-College Assistant
                Teaching assistant for Patricia Barefoot’s pre-college summer art program at
                Carnegie Mellon University and mentored and assisted prospective students in
                clarifying college plans and intentions to pursue a degree in the arts.

Available upon request.