Ashly Stohl is a photographer based in Los Angeles and New York, and co-founder and Publisher of Peanut Press, an independent photobook publisher. She earned a BS in Chemistry from UCSB, then returned to Los Angeles to put her science education to use, creating award-winning educational websites for NASA’s Mars Program Office.
Her first monograph, Charth Vader was published in 2015, was met with worldwide press and quickly went viral, with the trade edition selling out in two weeks. From this experience, Ashly co-founded Peanut Press, publishing fine photography books.
On the heels of her successful solo show, Days & Years, at Leica New York Soho, Ashly has released her second book of the same name. In addition, she has launched The Days & Years Project, a platform to promote the work of fine art photographers who photograph their children.
In addition to photography, Ashly is an award-winning photo book designer, contest judge and reviewer. She has reviewed at Center Santa Fe, the Palm Springs Photo Festival and Photo Plus in New York. She has lectured and given workshops on her own work at institutions such as Leica Akademie, The Lucie Foundation, The School of Visual Arts, The BYU Art Museum, The Penumbra Foundation, Columbia University, George Washington