Ashley Alioto

Visual Art – New York - Brooklyn, NY

Pastry chef by day, artist by night I love creating art that combines my two passions in life. I am a Brooklyn based artist specializing in food focused photo-realism oil paintings. I have a fascination with the amount of power that a single food item can hold over a person\'s emotions. Sentiment, comfort, obsession, temptation,and seduction can all be triggered by an image of food. My realistic oil paintings attempt to capture that moment when a person becomes fixated on a food and cannot help but \"lick their lips\" and succumb to its allure. ...more