Petersburg artist Ashley DuRoss is one of 37 Alaskans winning funding and recognition this year from the Rasmuson Foundation through the charitable organization’s Individual Artist Awards program. DuRoss wins a grant of five thousand dollars that she’ll use to display her oil paintings at several venues over the next few years.

Courtesy of Ashley DuRoss

The art teacher at Petersburg High School recently had a week-long solo show at the Clausen Museum and also is starting up a graduate degree program this summer. Joe Viechnicki spoke with DuRoss about her work and upcoming shows.

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