(Mr.) Ashley Nitkin is a graduate from OCAD University. For over 20 years he has been instructing art for the Toronto District School Board and the City of Toronto, Parks Forestry and Recreation. Ashley has illustrated two children's books. He runs an art show three times a year at the Stan Wadlow Clubhouse in East York. He has provided illustrations and advertising design work for three newspapers and several magazines, including the Globe and Mail, The Toronto Sun and the Canadian Jewish News. He has advertising agency experience from Nerima and Dean Advertising Agency and has worked on accounts for Royal Bank, The Bay Optical, Imperial Oil, Del Monte, BMW and Speedy Auto Glass. Ashley has worked in advertising for both the corporate and community sectors. He has taught children, youth, adults and seniors art and has worked with students with Autism, Women's Shelters, the visually impaired at the CNIB, seniors homes, the developmentally delayed, people with mental health issues, the LGBTQ Community as well as people living with HIV. Ashley lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.