Ashley Gillanders (b. 1986) is an emerging lens-based artist from Winnipeg, Canada.  Her practice incorporates traditional and experimental approaches to photography, to explore human interactions with built and natural environments.  She has participated in residencies at Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (Winnipeg, MB), The Banff Centre (Banff, AB), and the School of Visual Arts (New York, NY).  She is currently a New Artist Society Scholar and MFA candidate in photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.