Fine art photographer and instructor David Ashman was born and
raised in Rochester, New York USA and currently resides in Portland,
Oregon USA. He captures fine art images of abstraction, life,
uninhabited landscapes, and unique portraits. Additionally, he
welcomes appropriate commissioned work for commercial or personal
use. Using vintage medium format film cameras and the latest in digital
image capture, his work is available for exhibition, sale, and/or licensing.
David has studied with master photographers Arno Minkkinen, John
Sexton, John Goodman, Chip Forelli, and Tom Wolff. His hand crafted
black and white prints are part of numerous private and public
collections including the District of Columbia Art Bank. He has exhibited
at various solo & juried exhibitions, and has received numerous awards.
View resume with Artist's Statement in Adobe Acrobat .PDF format
2013 - Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC). Announcement of 2014
Professional Development Grant Award recipients. 20 December 2013.
2011 - Smithson, Aline. Review of the series Dealers. Lenscratch
contemporary photography blogzine 23 April 2011.
2008 - “The List: 5th Best Exhibit.” Baltimore: Juxtaposed exhibition, by
David Ashman. Baltimore Examiner 31 Jan 2008.
2008 - Opening announcement of Baltimore: Juxtaposed exhibition, by
David Ashman. Baltimore Examiner 08 May 2008.
2007 - Frye, Holly. "First Wednesday 'Lunch & Learn' Traveling the
State!". Review of presentation by David Ashman. American Society of
Interior Designers 'Perspectives'. Fall 2007.
2007 - Vorce, Kristin. “Reclaiming the Past through Photos.” Review of
Still Frame exhibition, by David Ashman, Carolyn Russell, and Janet
Maher. Baltimore Examiner 08 January 2007.
2006 - “Annapolis Through the Eyes of Youth.” Review of My Hometown:
Annapolis Through the Eyes of Youth exhibition juried by David Ashman,
Dick Bond, Mark Odell, and David Hartcorn. Capital-Gazette 16
2006 - Rousseau, Claudia. “Photography’s Hot at Fraser’s Competition
Show.” Review of 4th Annual Bethesda International Photography
Competition, curated by Catriona Fraser. Maryland Gazette 29 March
2006 - “Exhibits Open at Maryland Hall.” Announcement of The Last
Three Years exhibition, by David Ashman. Capital-Gazette 24 February
2005 - Hallett, Tracy. “Website Review.” Review of www.
DavidAshmanPhotography.com, by David Ashman. Black & White
Photography June 2005: p20.
2005 - “Art Exhibit Openings.” Announcement of The Last Three Years
exhibition, by David Ashman. Capital-Gazette 04 November 2005.
2004 - Capital-Gazette, Annapolis Maryland June 2004.
photo by Margaret Barnes, 2003
photo by Laura Carim Todd, 2006
photo by Laura Carim Todd, 2009