Ashe Laughlin is an arts educator and artist who lives in Rapidan, Virginia. He has taught in university settings for over 20 years. Prior to his appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at UMW, he served as adjunct and then Senior Lecturer of Art at Texas State University from 2001-2015, where he taught drawing, painting, and design courses. Since moving to Virginia in 2015, Ashe has taught at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Mary Washington. Ashe received a M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York and a BA in studio art from the University of Texas at Austin.
Ashe’s work is focused on painting in oil and acrylic and drawing in conventional media as well as (mixed media) paint pen on multiple layers of plexiglass. His work has been exhibited throughout the US, and he is currently included in a group exhibition titled “Ransome 2” at Wayferers BK gallery in Brooklyn, NY.
Ashe currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Arts Center of Orange, VA.