Meet Ashley Zapata...

Ashley Zapata  born in Newport, Rhode Island. She is a freelance artist from Ocean Springs, Mississippi where she resides with her husband and two dogs. She works mostly with acrylics and mixed media.


She was diagnosed in 2006 with Scleroderma, a chronic auto immune disease that affects the connective tissue.  Even though this disease has left its mark on Ashley she is truly an inspiration to all that know her. She continues to strive for the goals she has set for herself. Art has played a big role in her life. Growing up her grandmothers and mother have all included her in their artistic endeavors. She studied art at MGCCC.  She is inspired by her dogs, her surroundings, and memories both past and present.


You never know what her next creation will be that is what makes her unique. Her beautiful works have been shown in local shops and shows. She belongs to the Ocean Springs Art Association and The Art Can Change Everything Movement. She firmly believes that art can change everything!