Aschely Vaughan Cone (b. 1985) is a New York-based artist interested in game boards, how surfaces give way to depth, and things that are two things at once. In her human-scale paintings, Aschely creates geometric monoliths that confront the viewer, shapeshifting between flat abstraction and portal-like entryways. A study in dichotomies, Aschely's paintings combine matte with gloss finishes, gestural mark making with precise linework, and symmetry with imbalance.
Solo exhibition, Doublets, at Gotham West, 2021
Artist in Residence at Skowhegan, 2016
Hamiltonian Gallery Fellow, 2016