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Featured Artist

We support local artists. Metropolis frequently showcases an artist’s work in our café as a full gallery. All pieces are available for purchase and 100% of the sale goes to the artist.


Painter, Florist, Teacher, Sanguine Explorer

Learn more about Ashley and see their work over here.


Chicago based artist, Ashley Ingold, art teacher, florist and owner of The Thirsty Artists uses mixed media to create series of works with experimental techniques. Inspired by fairy tales and fantasy this artist daydreams about bubbles of magic. The latest technique of pour painting is mystical, eloquent and ever-changing; a melting of colors. 

Purchase inquiries: Contact Ashley


Some works from Ashley Ingold

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