Vena Ashley, a native Houstonian, graduated from Sam Houston State in 2006, with a BFA, double major, in Advertising Graphic Design and Photography. She worked as a graphic designer until October of 2013. She then decided to finally take the first step at being an artist and showed at her first Art Crawl at the Atelier Jacquinet November of 2013, in January 2014, Vena received “Best of Show” at a 007 themed show…  she has been showing and producing art ever since!