Michele Ashby is a contemporary Essex based artist known for her pastel paintings.
Traditionally from a graphic design background which she studied to Degree level, Michele has spent her life looking and learning with an artistic eye for detail. She has recently given up her job to concentrate fully on her passion as an artist. As well as achieving acclaim by the Pastel Society, Michele has also had 2 paintings selected for exhibition with the Society of Women Artists (both at the Mall Galleries, London). She has also had one of her paintings shortlisted for the SAA (Society for All Artists) artist of the year competition – all just this year!!
Michele paints daily with her trusty Labradoodle Bobby by her side and is constantly on the lookout for new inspiration to use in her next painting.