Ashton Shaw Despot is a contemporary impressionist painter based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana State University. Ashton’s artistic repertoire predominantly showcases the enchanting bayous and waterways of southern Louisiana. Her distinctive artistic signature is best recognized for its captivating landscapes and delicate color palette. Her paintings are characterized by lively and expressive brushwork, and a delicate overlay reminiscent of rain, encouraging viewers to reflect on their own memories.
Ashton’s artistic approach has earned her a dedicated following among collectors and designers who appreciate the versatility of her work, which skillfully melds conventional artistic forms with a touch of air and whimsy. Ashton’s art can be enjoyed in various settings, from group and solo exhibitions to many households across the nation.