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EDUCATION // TRAINING

Ashley Childs, Sossusvlei, Namibia, 2015

Ashley Childs, Sossusvlei, Namibia, 2015

  • Penland School of Crafts, Iron/Blacksmithing Intensive training, Penland, North Carolina, 2016
  • The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, jewelry arts training, San Francisco, California, 2009
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, sculpture, Chicago, IL, 2008
  • Landmark College, Associate’s Degree, emphasis in silver gelatin photography, Putney, VT, 2002-2004
     

RESUMÉ

2017

Exhibitor, METAL & SMITH, exclusive #notatradshow, wholesale show, New York City, NY, August, 2017
Trunk Show, Chris + Mary's in Santa Monica, CA 

2016

Collaborative blacksmithing and sculpture installations with Buenos Aires' Museo de Museo de Esculturas Luis PerlottiEvento en Plaza Irlanda con el auspicio de la Embajada de Estados Unidos, la Comuna 6 y el Museo de Esculturas Luis Perlotti, March 2016

2015

Exhibitor, Landmark College's 30th Anniversary, fine-jewelry artist-alum, Putney, VT

2014

Trunk Show, EM's Clothing & Accessories, Metairie, LA
Trunk Show, MATUSE [#theblackspot], Del Mar, CA
Trunk Show, Una Mae's Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Exhibitor, The California Women's Conference, Long Beach, CA
Silent Auction Donation, National Charity League, Newport Beach, CA
Silent Auction Donation, Casino for a Cause, San Diego, CA
Exhibitor, House of Music & Entertainment, Valentines Soiree, Beverly Hills, CA

2013

Exhibitor, The Big Canyon Country Club's Holiday Bazaar, Newport Beach, CA
Exhibitor, UNIQUE LA, Holiday Show, California Market Center, Santa Monica, CA
Exhibitor, UNIQUE LA, Summer Show, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA
Silent Auction Donation, Women's Museum of California's, San Diego, CA
Exhibitor, UNIQUE LA, Spring Show, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Silent Auction Donation, Junior National Charity League, Newport Beach, CA

2012

Exhibitor, The Big Canyon Country Club's Holiday Bazaar, Newport Beach, CA

2011

Exhibitor, The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Sponsor for Flamingo Toes' SoCal Social Event, The City of Orange, California
Trunk Show, TEASHI Spa & Salon, San Francisco, California
Trunk Show, Carlisle Spring Collection, Rancho Santa Fe, California

2010

Silent Auction Donation, Valencia Elementary School, Valencia, CA
Exhibitor, The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Trunk Show, Halloween Trunk Show & Party, Del Mar, CA
Trunk Show, Sundancer Boutique, Del Mar, CA
Silent Auction Donation, Friends of the Powerhouse, Del Mar, CA
Gallery Exhibition & Fashion Show, "LITTLE & large"San Diego Visual Arts Network San Diego, CA

2008

Artist Addition & Feature Party, Hands on Cedros Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
Exhibitor, One of a Kind Show & Sale; Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
Exhibitor, Fairbanks Ranch Country Club; Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Trunk Show, Panache & Co. Salon, Del Mar, CA
Trunk Show, Salon David Perez, San Diego, CA
Exhibitor, Art From Our Hearts Charity Art Festival, Chelsea Manor, East Norwich, NY
Exhibitor, Old Town Art Festival, San Diego, California
Exhibitor, Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft; Philadelphia, PA
Exhibitor, GenArt Chicago; Millennium Park; Chicago, IL

2007

Exhibitor, Bucktown Holiday Art Show; Wicker Park, Chicago, IL
Trunk Show, Private Gallery & Art Exhibition, Del Mar, CA

2006

Exhibitor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Annual Holiday Art Sale, Chicago, IL
Exhibitor, Bucktown Holiday Art Show; Wicker Park, Chicago, IL
Exhibitor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Annual Spring Art Sale, Chicago, IL
Trunk Show, Private Gallery & Art Exhibition, Del Mar, CA

2005

Exhibitor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Annual Spring Art Sale, Chicago, IL


REVIEWS

Tania D., Calgary, Canada

"Thank you!! I love the ring and have worn it all week. I love tassels and I was definitely missing a tassel ring in my life. It's beautifully made and will bring me many, many years of pleasure!  Thanks for shipping so fast, it arrived exactly when it should have!"

Cher A., San Diego, CA

"I have bought jewelry from Ashley for many years. Her work is exquisite! Whether I purchased from her stock or had her create originals for my taste, I have been thrilled and impressed with the quality and uniqueness."

Dena S., Grayville, IL

"Wonderfully made necklace, great customer service with fast response to my questions.  Lightning fast shipping and highly recommended!"

Patricia M., Rancho Santa Fe, CA

"Ashley Childs jewelry is so beautiful  and authentic.  I gave her gorgeous Gold mesh earrings to my two daughters my grand daughter and myself!!   The earrings had several stones of their birthstone woven in the gold or dangling from the mesh.   Really special !  
Thank you Ashley"

Jennifer K., Blaine, MN

"Such beautiful earrings, I am so pleased! Super fast shipping and great communication. These earrings really are beyond lovely, so full of color and charm. Thanks so much, I will be back!"

Shea H., Plymouth, MN

"So many compliments, these are beautiful to say the least! Thank you!!!!"

Delynne M., Pittsburgh, PA

"Absolutely fabulous necklace; elegant and unique...quality materials and very well-made...LOVE IT!!!!!"

Susan B., Berryville, AR

"Thanks! My mother thinks that they're very pretty :)"

Noreen G., Saint Ann, MO

"Truly remarkable pair of earrings. Very powerful."