About Ransom Ashley

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Born in Shreveport, LA , Ransom Ashley is a photographer, actor, and cinematographer. He attended Parsons The New School for Design in New York City where he was concentrating on photography and went on to receive his Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He has shown work internationally (in New York, London, Brighton and Budapest) and been included in shows at the New Britain Museum of American Art, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and Masur Museum of Art, among others. He has also been featured in select publications such as Teen Vogue, The New York Times, Deadline, Wonderland Magazine, Metal Magazine, and Dazed and Confused Magazine. Ashley is currently working on a body of work exploring Louisiana subcultures and recently appeared alongside Oscar Winning Actress Holly Hunter in the southern drama Strange Weather.

Past Exhibitions

2018

"Art Takes Times Square"/ July 7, 2018 / 4 Times Square, New York City

"Go _____ Yourself" / June 4 - June 27, 2018 / Firehouse Gallery / Baton Rouge, LA

"Faces" / May 25-June 24 ,2018 / Site: Brooklyn / New York, New York / (curated by Jacqueline Towers-Perkins)

"CS6" / May 11 - July 14, 2018 / Shreveport Regional Airport / Shreveport, LA

"Critical Mass 6" / March 3 - May 4, 2018 / Artspace Shreveport (curated by Alicia Eler)

"Off the Wall" / April 13 - April 20, 2018 / Masur Museum of Art / Monroe, LA

2017

November 5 - November 30, 2017 (solo)
"Unrest" / "Minicine?/ Downtown Shreveport (curated by David Nelson)

2016

"Texas National" / SFA Gallery / Nacogdoches, TX (curated by Abelardo Morell)

Masur Museum of Art / Monroe, LA (curated by Holly Hughes)

"Critical Mass 4" / Artspace Shreveport/ Shreveport, LA

"Toxic Masculinity" / Minicine? / Shreveport, LA / Group (curated by Ben Moss)

"What's Right, What's Left: Democracy in America" / Phoenix Gallery / NYC / Group (curated by Dr. Kathy Battista)

2015

"Motion" / PH21 Gallery / Budapest, Hungary
(curated by Coralie Fournier-Moris)

" Instamatic" / Don't Take Pictures / Online / Group

"Critical Mass 3" / Artspace / Shreveport, LA / Group

"Open" / One Eyed Jacks Gallery / Brighton, UK / Group (Curated by Gemma Padley- British Journal of Photography)

2014

"Alternative Lives" / Menier Gallery / London / Group (with catalogue)

"The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014" / Fort Wayne Museum of Art / Fort Wayne, IN / Group

"Live Amateurs" / Mint Gallery / Atlanta, Ga / Group (curated by Craig Drennen)

"Critical Mass 2" / Artspace Shreveport / Group

2013

"Nor Easter" / New Britain Museum of American Art / New Britain / Group (curated by Lexi Lee Sullivan)

"After Dark" / Greg Moon Gallery / New Mexico / Group (curated by Stephanie Grilli)

"Ransom Ashley"/ Central Gallery/ Shreveport/ Group

"24th International Juried Exhibition" / Viridian Gallery / New York City / Group (curated
by Elisabeth Sussman - Whitney Museum of Art)

"Critical Mass" / Artspace Shreveport / Group

2012

Photofeast / Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries
NYC/ Group

Selected Print Publications

"Imitation of Life", Loosen Art, 2017.
"What's Right, What's Left: Democracy in America", Gutfreund Cornett Art, 2016.
"Dark Paradise", self-published, 2016.
"New Beginnings", F-Stop Magazine,  2015.
"Alternative Lives", Life Framer, 2014.

Recent Publications

Teen Vogue, Metal Magazine, Dazed and Confused Magazine, The New York Times, Wonderland Magazine, Deadline, The Culture Trip, Slant, Salon, Milk, Sleek Magazine, Scoop, Broadway World, Sleek Magazine, Shreveport Times, The Eye of Photography, The 405, F-Stop Magazine, SB Fun Guide, Organiconcrete, The Tree Magazine, PhotoVogue Italia, FeatureShoot, We Are Selecters, Wall Street International, CryBaby, ThoughtCatalog, Parallel, Ignant, Phos Magazine, Dreck Magazine, Nailed Magazine, ANON Magazine, Lamono Magazine, Zeitjung, Archive Collective Magazine, Vectro Ave, Visceral.8 Magazine, Golden Boy, LIFO Magazine, Float Magazine, Wunderkind Magazine, Sticks and Stones, EWAT, The Gorgeous Daily, Konbini, The Forum, Positive Magazine, The Eye of Photography, Slippery Edge, Provokr, INDIE, Split Lip Magazine, Mangrove Journal, The Passed Note, Fashion Glossary UK, Graine De Photographe, Homesick Magazine, Almost Real Things, JPG Magazine.

Selected Press and Interviews

Wonderland Magazine
interview

JPG Magazine
interview

Mannase Magazine
interview

The Culture Trip
interview

Graine De Photographe
interview

Fashion Glossary UK
interview

The 405
interview

Positive Magazine
interview

The Times
interview

SB Magazine
interview

Konbini
interview

Teen Vogue
interview

Golden Boy Press
interview

Dazed and Confused
interview

Metal Magazine
interview

We Are Selecters
interview

PhotoHangout
feature

FeatureShoot
feature