Curtis Ashby, also known by his moniker CASH, is a young artist who lives and works just outside Tacoma, WA. His designs, illustrations, and paintings have been featured on numerous posters and t-shirts. He has also exhibited his art in many solo and group shows including “(UN)sanctioned” at CoCA, and “VISUALIZE” at the Bherd Studios Showroom.
CASH studied under Tacoma,WA folk artist, Liza Morado in 2006 and is currently studying under Seattle artist, John Osgood.
His latest work has been influenced by John James Audubon, Pablo Picasso, Jean Michel Basquiat, hand drawn fonts and street art and graffiti. CASH uses spray paint, acrylic, charcoal and oil pastels to create his works on canvas, paper, and wood. His paintings reflect the textures of the city, as well as the colors and spontaneity found in nature.