Ashleigh is a curator, producer, consultant and freelance writer and copywriter, and frequently shifts amongst the realms of subculture, fashion, art, music, and beauty.
Born in Melbourne, she has been based in London since 2009 and previously worked in PR before joining the Dazed Digital team in 2013. She became the Arts & Culture editor in 2014.
In November 2017, Ashleigh’s first solo show as a curator, AM I MAKING SENSE, was sponsored by Melissa Shoes. It featured Ruth Ossai with stylist Ibrahim Kamara, Shon Faye with director Bec Evans, and Elizabeth Gabrielle Lee with set designer Clarissa Livock.
In Summer 2016, alongside New York's Art Baby Gallery's Grace Miceli, she curated a one-night-only exhibition titled A New Sensation at Mother London. The show featured 20 London-based artists including Campbell Addy, Ronan Mckenzie, and Polly Nor, and was attended by over 500 people.
Selected clients include Gucci, Versus Versace, Nike, ASOS, The Body Shop, Brick Magazine, Unseen Amsterdam, NOWNESS and Gap Jeans.