In the final interview from our series with The Women Tribe, we’re talking to a mental health and wellness therapist about her career journey, her work for a suicide prevention hotline, and yes, her take on social media.
Ashley Longshore is an icon of the art world, and also a funny, outspoken woman living life on her terms. Known as the “modern Andy Warhol,” she’s doing her own thing and changing the art world from her studio in New Orleans. Warning: you will walk away from this interview in love with her.
“Alright,” I say nervously, unbuttoning my shirt, “Time for me to get naked.” I say it jokingly in a weird, made-up accent, an awkward habit I fall on whenever I feel unsure. No one laughs, and I contemplate dying for a second. But then my shirt is off, and I don’t have much of a choice but to climb up on the stage.