CREATIVE AND INSIGHTFUL ASSISTANCE:

Writing Services

- Essays

- Reviews

- Nonprofit Content

- Spirituality Studies

 

Original Artwork

- Acrylic

- Watercolor

- Mixed Media

Ideas for Better Living Essays

- Personal growth

- Aging well

- Home and family

- Work-life

- Spirituality

Dirty Paintbrushes
Personal Diary

Ashley Thames Brown

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EDUCATION:

 

Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Texas Christian University

Undergraduate Studio Courses, TCU: drawing, painting, graphic design

The Writer's Path, Southern Methodist University, Simmons School of Education & Human Development

Interior Design Certificate Program, University of Houston

Watercolor Studies, with artist Vince Semary Sr. (Kingwood, Texas)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

Development Director and Volunteer Coordinator, Non-Profit (Juliette Fowler Communities)

- Development planning and implementation

- Website and social media content creation and analysis 

- Fundraising appeal and newsletter creation

- Scriptwriter and director: non-profit informational and fundraising videos 

- Grant-proposal and gift-proposal writer

- Co-creator, art therapy program for adults experiencing dementia and cognitive loss

 

Development Director, Higher Education (TCU):

- Major gift development professional in support of people and programs at the university

 

Museum Assistant/Curatorial Support:

- The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

- Rienzi Center for European Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Tiffany and Co.: Merchandising, Fine Jewelry Sales, Customer Service

ARTISTIC OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

 

Art Shows and Installations: Unity Church Dallas, Dallas Public Library, The Cedars Gallery, Starbucks (Wilshire Heights), Dallas Bathhouse Cultural Center (Dia De Los Muertos)

Art Donations: Jill Allison Bryan's "Infinite Possibilities ~ A Night of Music, Art & Women Helping Women," Chase's Place Special Needs School (Dallas), Mockingbird Elementary (DISD), Greenland Hills UMC Missions, Dallas Resource Center (LGBTQIA+ Services & Assistance)

Panel Participant, "Who Does She Think She Is?" screening, Pamela Tanner Boll and Nancy C. Kennedy's inspiring documentary about artists who are mothers, Deep Ellum, Dallas

LEADERSHIP AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH:

 

Spiritual Lesson-Creator and Group Leader, "Zuzu's Petals: Women's Spirituality Group," (GHUMC, Dallas, Texas)

BLOGS:

Blogger: Earliest Ashley, Polite Rebellion, Heirloom Apparent 


 

 
 
Former Cheetah

Former Cheetah

A true cheetah asked me to "update" a painting she had received as a gift. This was the result. Private collection.

Guidance

Guidance

Mixed media on canvas. Private collection.

Fruits of the Spirit

Fruits of the Spirit

Mixed media on canvas. Private collection.

Dallas, Vol. 1

Dallas, Vol. 1

Mixed media on canvas. Private collection.

Simpson Takes a Dip

Simpson Takes a Dip

Acrylic on canvas. Private collection.

Mother Mary

Mother Mary

Assemblage. Private collection.

Game

Game

Mixed media on canvas. Private collection.

Bubbly

Bubbly

Acrylic on canvas. Private collection.

Diva Mimo

Diva Mimo

Mixed media on canvas. Private collection.

Featherwing, Vol. 17

Featherwing, Vol. 17

Acrylic on canvas. Private collection.

The Children's Gardener

The Children's Gardener

Mixed media on canvas. Private collection.

Abstraction, Vol. 1

Abstraction, Vol. 1

Watercolor on paper. Private collection.

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