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Ash Armenta

Artist/ Printmaker

Collaborative Fine Art Production



805 910 8877






2022 Printmaking MA/ MFA , University of Wisconsin Madison, 2022


2017 Tamarind Master Printer (graduate title TMP) Certificate, 

              Tamarind Institute Fine Art Lithography 


2016 Tamarind Printer Fellow Certificate, 

              Tamarind Institute Fine Art Lithography 


2011 Bachelor of Arts in Art Concentration in Print Media Practices, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA


2009 Associate of Arts-Transfer, Dean’s List, Ventura College, CA


Professional Experience


2022-2024 Thurber Park Artist-in-Residence, Madison WI


2018-Current Little Giant Collective, Co-Operative Shop Owner/ Artist,

                             Santa Cruz, CA


2020-2022  Instructor Art 107 Intro to Digital Forms,  UW Madison Art Department

Madison, WI


2019-2020 Graphic Designer, UW Madison Art Department, Madison WI


2019-2020 Workshop Assistant, Tandem Press, Madison, WI


Sept 2019 Guest Panel Speaker: Head of a Woman Conference, Tamarind Institute,                                                

                             Albuquerque, NM


2013 & 2019 Steamroller Print Event Coordinator, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 

                             Santa Cruz, CA


2017 Frederick Hammersley Foundation Research Fellow, Albuquerque, NM


 2016-2017 Apprentice Printer, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM


2014-2015 Silkscreen Department Tech, Ape Do Good Printing, San Francisco, CA


July 2011 Steamroller Print Event Coordinator, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA


2010-2015 Print Studio-Monitor/ Technical Supervisor, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA


Teaching Experience

2023-24 University of Wisconsin-Madison Printmaking Lecturer


2020-2022 Instructor,  Intro to Digital Art, UW Madison, Madison, WI 


2017-2019 Kala Institute -Instructor, Berkeley, CA (Lithography, Relief)


April 2017 Guest Lecturer, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM, (Political Science: History of the Political Poster)                                                                                                                         

2013-2014 TA, Instructor Paul Rangell, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA (Lithography)


2012 Arts Bridge Instructor, Bay View Elementary, Santa Cruz, CA (Print for Kids)


2011 TA, Instructor Jimin Lee, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA (Monotype I)




    2022-23 The Laws for Falling Bodies: A Queer Print Media Exhibition

  The Charlotte Street Gallery | Kansas City, MO


         2022         Astral Entrance, Gleam: Olbrich Gardens, Madison, WI 


April 2022 A Humming Wave, Master of Fine Arts Solo Exhibition, Art Lofts Gallery 

Madison, WI


Mar 2022 Queer Printmaking and Futurity Exhibition, co-curator, SGCI Madison, WI


Mar 2022 Big Block Steamroller Print Party, organizer/ printer, Tandem Press Madison, WI



2022 Pressure Points, Overture Gallery, Madison, WI


Aug 2021 Print as Object, Connect Collect, Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery at Oklahoma City University


Mar 2021 The Future is Queer, University of Tennessee Knoxville Exhibition,

Remote Contact Symposium


Feb 2021 I See Us Here, Master of Arts Solo Exhibition, Madison, WI


Oct 2020 MAPC Lightning Talks Presenter


June 2020        IPCNY New Prints Summer Juried Exhibition, Give Me Space, NY


Feb 2020 Graduate Student Print Exhibition, Tandem Press, Madison, WI


Jan 2020 Ossuaries, Miluakee, WI


June 2019 SOLO: Breakup with the Ocean, Little Giant Collective, Santa Cruz, Ca


Oct 2018 Way Out West, Mid Atlantic Print Conference, Wyoming


July 2018 Boxed In, Open Windows Cooperative, San Francisco, CA


May 2018 Dead Matter Press Vices Print Exchange, SGCI, Las Vegas, NV


April 2017 Dead Matter Press Flash Print Exchange, Screaming Sky Gallery, Portland, OR


Sept 2016 How To Have Fun, Small Engine Gallery & Graft Gallery Albuquerque, NM


May 2016 Excavated, Lithographers Collaborative Show, Tamarind Institute Gallery,

                            Albuquerque, NM


Dec 2014 East Bay Print Sale, Max’s Garage Press, Berkeley, CA


June 2014 Tiny Splendor Collaborative Show, Arbor Cafe, Oakland, CA


July 2013 Cat Trees and Dog Parks, Cafe Delmarette, Santa Cruz, CA


March 2013 Familiar Beasts and More, Chocolate, Santa Cruz, CA


Nov 2012 Familiar Beasts, Lexington Club, San Francisco, CA


May 2012 Monsters Tough Guys and Guts, RGB, San Francisco, CA


June 2011 Lotte Arts, Valencia St., San Francisco, CA


March 2011 Sesnon Gallery Annex Show, Santa Cruz, CA


Grants & Scholarships


2019-2022 TA-IS MFA Tuition Scholarship, UW Madison, Madison, WI


2015-2016 Tamarind Institute Scholarship, Albuquerque, NM


2011 Arts Bridge Scholarship, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA

         Edward Carrillo Art Scholarship, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA

        Porter College Irwin Art Grant, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA


2010 Edward Carrillo Art Scholarship, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA


2009 Porter College Irwin Art Grant, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA


2008 Ventura College Student Show Merit Award, Ventura, CA


2008 Bonita Mc Farland Trust Scholarship, Ventura, CA

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