Ashley Nieuwenhuizen is based in Leven, Fife. She graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee in 2008 and featured in The Scotsman and Herald reviews of the degree show. Awards include a DCA Print Studio editioning award and a summer residency award at SSW, Lumsden, Aberdeenshire. During her university career she exhibited at Hospitalfield, Arbroath; Roseangle Gallery, Dundee; and at Generator Projects, Dundee, where she also carried out a performance. For another Dundee show, 'The Last Flock', she gave a poetry reading. Following her graduation she exhibited at WASPS, Glasgow.