Ashleigh Bartlett received her BFA from the Alberta College of Art and Design and in 2011 her MFA from the University of Guelph. Her paintings have been included in various solo and group exhibitions across Canada, including “The 5th KWAG Biennial”, “Made in Alberta” Art Gallery of Calgary, “Voices of Fire, towards a post Postmodern Theory of Abtsraction” at Galerie SAS in Montreal, and “Sincerely Yours: Authenticty in Contemporary Art” at the Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts in Toronto. Bartlett is the recipient of various awards including grants from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and SSHRC. She currently teaches painting at the Alberta College of Art and Design.
In Spring 2013 Bartlett attended the Konstepidemin Residency in Gothenburg, Sweden, where she investigated her fascination with found materials and fabrics, created small scale installations that inform a series of drawings, collage, and small works on paper.