Smallchalk is owned and operated solely by lettering artist, illustrator, and sign-maker, Ashlee Arceneaux Jones.  

After earning a bachelor's degree in Advertising from Louisiana State University in 2005, Ashlee went on to pursue a second degree in visual communication and graphic design.  She worked as in an in-house artist for an international corporation for several years; and in January of 2013, launched her own lettering, illustration, and design business under the name Smallchalk.

Since then, Ashlee has received acclaim for her work, and in 2013 was named one of New Orleans Magazine's "People to Watch".  That same year, she was featured on the cover of City Business Magazine, and in 2016, her work was listed in Paste Magazine's, "Inspiring Chalk Art from Around the World". 

Her client list includes ESPN, M&M's, Acura, and Hyatt Hotels.  She has also done custom hand-lettering on special projects for celebrities such as Solange Knowles, Emeril Lagasse, and Anthony Bourdain.

Ashlee lives and works in New Orleans, Louisiana with her better half-Brett, and mean cat, Schmeowz.  She recently gave birth to her baby girl, Neko.

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