Ashley Holland currently serves as the associate curator for the Art Bridges Foundation. She is the former assistant curator of Native art at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis. Holland earned her doctorate in art history from the University of Oklahoma in 2021 with a focus on Indigenous identity, cultural memory, and issues of diaspora in Cherokee contemporary art. She received her MA in museum studies from Indiana University–Purdue University and BA in art history and religious studies from DePauw University. Holland is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and currently lives in Rogers, Arkansas.