Ashley Valmere Fischer
Ashley Valmere Fischer was born and raised here in the San Francisco Bay Area, but has lived in many other places, including seven years in New York City. She has cultivated a love for art and all things photography. She completed her B.F.A from New York University's Tisch Photography and Imaging program, and just finished a Master of Fine Arts degree at Stanford University. In between,
Ashley made various documentary projects and books, and worked as a commercial photographer and architectural retoucher. Her documentary projects combined photographs and audio recordings to capture the unique feeling of rural and ecological communities. Her current area of research is with alternative photographic printing methods, exploring abstract image making through chemical manipulations and transparent surfaces.