working on details of "Deanna" oil on canvas 20" x 24" 

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Me here, the lady who is really bad about updating her blog!  Also me, the person pretty decent at updating her Instagram this summer.  So if you're a person who is constantly refreshing or truly PINING...

Hi friends! Happy Spring!

 my most springiest of paintings "Rhinoplasty" oil on wood panel *available and ah-mazing*


While I'm spending my Spring Break (I teach K-5 art as my other super talent) in the studio finishing up some commissions that took W...

Eek! At LONG last, my beautiful giclee prints of "Liz" are FINALLY available!

This process has been nearly 3 years, in the making.  What has grown into a beautiful partnership between myself and Todd Connor, the author of Liz Here Now, has been incredibly wonderful.  Wh...

Thank you to Peripheral ARTeries, who included me in a Special 2018 issue!  Please follow the links below to view the digital mag.  

Some but not all things covered in the interview:

+ why I'm a crappy abstract painter (page 62!) 

+ hideous things I made in 2014...

Red Door No. 5 presents PRIMED

Featuring work by Caitlin Albritton, Ashley Cassens,

and Michele Francoeur


Friday, Nov 3 6-9pm 

Red Door No. 5 Gallery 

1910 N. Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33602

PRIMED is a small group show featuring artists Caitlin Albritton,...

I know it seems absurd to mention the C-word (Christmas) and consequently the H-word (Holidays) but I'm going in! Start thinking about putting requests in now if you'd like a beautiful, personalized, painting to give as a gift to someone you love or to yourself.  The p...

Welcome to my studio! A lot has changed since May!  I am quasi-moved into my new home studio space.  It's a loft space which provides beautiful light throughout the day.  The Florida rays are definitely heating things up (heat rises!) but it's nothing a powerful fan an...

tre amici at The Bunker presents the highly chromatic oil paintings of visual artist Ashley Cassens from Sun. August 13th 4pm through Sun Sept. 17th, 2017 2pm

SUN, AUG 13th - SUN, SEPT 17th


1907 N. 19th St. Ybor City, FL

Mon-Sat 8am-8pm 

Sun 10am-4pm


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