Ashley Cook graduated from Glasgow School of Art with First Class Ba Hons in Fine Art in 1986 and Postgraduate Printmaking in 1987. She was the Screenprinting technician at GSA after graduating, then lecturer in Printmaking there until 1995. She has won several international awards and has undertaken funded artist residencies in Canada, Iceland, USA, Mexico, Spain and West Africa.
She now lives and works in Glasgow with a studio in The Briggait and makes limited edition prints at Glasgow Print Studio.
Her work is narrative and emotionally driven, creating illusionist environments from disparate sources using an intense palette of colour opposites. Her work is featured in public and private collections worldwide.