Ashley V. Blalock was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She earned an MFA in sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute, an MA in art history from the University of California Riverside, and a BA in painting from San Diego State University. She was a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and Vermont Studio Center, and was a visiting teacher at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Her solo installation venues include the Nevada Museum of Art, Lux Art Institute, the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York, and the Last Bookstore in Los Angeles, and her work has been exhibited in group exhibitions at the Craft in America Center, Huntington Beach Art Center, Oceanside Museum of Art, Mingei International Museum, and the Whatcom Museum. Her work has also been installed in and around historic homes such as Edith Wharton’s home (The Mount), Highfield Hall, and the Heritage Museum and Gardens.

Published reviews of her work include articles in the Boston Globe, the Huffington Post, and Art and Cake. Her work has been featured in FiberArt Now, The Bulletin of the International Organization of Lace, Vogue Knitting Crochet, and Interweave Crochet Magazine. Ashley V. Blalock lives and works in Southern California.