Broadway in Red and Gray, fine art photograph
Ashley RK Smith, born in 1993 in the Midwest and now residing in Connecticut, is a photographer who captures the beauty in the mundane. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts and studied digital media production at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology in 2020. Through a lens that unveils the extraordinary in everyday life, Ashley’s work magnifies the often overlooked nuances, be they intricate details or expansive landscapes. With an acute eye for both the diminutive and the grand, Ashley invites viewers to rediscover the world through her lens, finding significance in the seemingly ordinary. Through each photograph, she weaves a narrative that transcends the commonplace, inviting a deeper appreciation for the richness that exists in the simple moments of our lives. Ashley has shown at the Kehler Liddell Gallery in New Haven, CT, along with the Catapult Gallery in Cape Girardeau, MO. She has also been published by the Decagon Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and her work is currently exhibited at Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut.