News and Events
AshaAung has been selected as one of three recipients of the Living Artist Collective's inaugural 2024 Living Artist Grant! Learn more about this grant and its recipients, here.
Exhibit running from January 16th to mid April, 2023
MLK Day (Jan 16th) is the grand re-opening of Northwest African American Museum (NAAM)! AshaAung will featured along side other Gallery Onyx artists in this show running until mid April, 2023. The grand opening will be from 11am to 5pm, with an 18+ after party from 5pm to 8pm. You can donate to NAAM and find more information here.
2021-2022 residency cycle, in residence in 2023
AshaAung is one of six recipients of the inaugural 2021-2022 artist residency program by Wa Na Wari. Despite being a part of the 2021-2022 residency cycle, she will be taking residence in 2023. Find out more about this project and its other recipients here.
Published June, 2021
Asha is featured in Real Change News on the week of June 30th, 2021. Read the article written by Samira George here.
Published for internet viewing March 11th, 2021
Check out Pacific Northwest Ballet's "PNB is Listening" series hosted by SeaPertl Productions with artists AshaAung Helmstetter, Carol Rashawnna, Chloe Collyer, Rosa Marchita, and ST Rivera. With a panel and a series of interviews with each artist, the group talks about the intersectional identities of being artists as well as members of the BIPOC and other marginalized communities. Listen as these artists tell you a little about their own experiences and learn how you can support contemporary marginalized art. Watch the panel and interviews here. // Read about the artists on the PNB Blog here.
February 1st to February 28th, 2021
Come visit Asha at SOIL Gallery during the month of February 2021! Email ArtsyAshaSeattle@gmail.com to learn more about the project for this residency, and stay tuned here or follow Asha’s Instagram for upcoming information on the pandemic-safe closing reception.
October 9th to October 31st, 2020