Ashley Dequilla is a Filipinx-American of Negrense, Ilongga, and Tagalog descent. She is an award-winning artist and activist who uses painting, performance, moving image and ritual. Her work addresses personal narrative, socio-cultural critique and healing. Her work as a community organizer supports Philippine cultural production and gender violence survivor advocacy. Ashley holds a BFA from the College of William and Mary and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago MFA in Moving Image under the advisorship of legendary horror filmmaker Jennifer Reeder.
Director (1 Credit)
College of William and Mary
BFA in Studio Art + Art History
2005 – 2009
Maryland Institute College of Art
Post-Baccalaureate in Studio Art
2011 – 2012
University of Illinois Chicago
Masters in Fine Arts
2021 – Present
August 6, 1987
I am double jointed.
My favorite ice-cream flavor is strawberry.
I am a pole fitness enthusiast.
"People will betray you, but your work never will." -Katie Koestner, Take Back The Night Foundation