About the Artist

Ashby Parker is a new artist based in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  She utilizes the vibrant color and movement of fluid acrylics and mixed media to achieve unique pieces that reflect the spirit and beauty of the region. Through experimentation with airflow, gravity, and water, she is able to create distinctive designs using unconventional methods.




 Life And Art

       by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts

Said Life to Art—”I love thee best
Not when I find in thee
My very face and form, expressed
With dull fidelity,
“But when in thee my craving eyes
Behold continually
The mystery of my memories
And all I long to be.”