Ashley Collins’s is a contemporary American female painter recognized for her large-scale figurative oil paintings. Collins' deeply layered works integrate portions of figurative horseheads and silhouettes among subtle imagery from vintage photographs, pages of literature and postcards. Collins is as much a storyteller as a painter. For Collins the horse is a metaphor of power, strength, love, and endurance. Powerful, majestic and warm, Collins’ paintings resonate with collectors from across the globe.