Ashley Minner is a Community Artist from Baltimore, Maryland. She holds a BFA in General Fine Art and an MFA in Community Art, which she earned at Maryland Institute College of Art. A member of the Lumbee Tribe, she has been active in the Baltimore Lumbee community for many years. She is the director and founder of the Native American After School Art Program (NAASAP). She is also the Liaison for the Native American Program (Title VII Indian Education) in Baltimore City Public Schools. Her involvement in her own community informs and inspires her work.