Ashley King has been working in the non-profit field for over twenty years, specializing in arts non-profit management. She has served as the Executive Director of Weehawken Creative Arts since 2008 and started in 2014 as the Executive Director of the Ridgway Chautauqua Society/Sherbino Theatre. In her current role, she also leads the Alpenglow Arts Alliance, an alliance of nine regional arts organizations with the aim of co-promotion of the arts and collaborative planning.
Previously, Ashley served a five year term as Executive Director of the Gunnison Council for the Arts/Gunnison Arts Center (2000-06) and also worked with The Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation (Development and Education/Fellows Program), The Town of Gypsum (Special Events Coordinator), The Minturn Community Fund (Director), The Town of Minturn (Economic Development Director), Western State College (Student Programming Director), and Co-Founded the Eagle Valley Artists Alliance. She served as a Peer Assistance Network Advisor (PAN) for the Colorado Creative Industries from 2005 until it was disolved, and has helped several arts organizations throughout the state through her PAN work.
Ashley also actively volunteers on the Ridgway Creative District Committee and the Space to Create Ridgway Advisory Board. She lives in Ridgway with her husband, Kevin Grambley, and their two hillarious bulldogs.