Ashley Frost

  • Born in Sydney, Ashley Frost studied at the National Art School and has finished his PhD in Visual Arts at the University of Wollongong. Frost has had regular solo exhibitions in Australia and New York since 1991 and he has shown in numerous group exhibitions around Australia. In 2003 he won the Kings School Acquisitive Art Award as well as receiving an Australian Post-Graduate Award Scholarship. In 2004 Frost received an artist-in-residence aboard the MV Orlova which sailed to Antarctica. Frost has also received numerous grants from the Ministry for the Arts and has worked on many community arts projects, including Warilla Federation Local History Public Art Project and Heritage Walk Shellharbour. He is was a finalist in the Waverly Art Prize in 2012, and a finalist in the Archibald Prize in 2017 with a Portrait of Janet Dawson.