Ashleigh Coleman was born in the mountains of Virginia, reared in South Carolina, and for the last decade has lived in rural Mississippi. Through her work, she is looking for her way home, searching for peace in chaos.
In the meantime, her works have exhibited across the United States, including solo shows at the Fischer Galleries in Jackson, MS, the University of Mississippi's Center for the Study of Southern Culture, and the Claire Elizabeth Gallery in New Orleans. Her work has also shown at the University of West Virginia, the University of Southern Mississippi, Barrister's Gallery in New Orleans, the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Soho Gallery, and is currently part of Looking for Appalachia's traveling exhibition.
Ashleigh is a founding member of Due South Cooperative, which has exhibited together in TN, MS, GA, and SC.