Wayne Ashton was born to British and Pakistani parents in Karachi, leaving there at five, and then was brought up in many corners of the world: Chittagong, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Lagos, London, Perth and Sydney. His work spans painting, ink drawings and fiction. This includes the highly acclaimed novel Under a Tin-Grey Sari; twelve solo exhibitions; many group shows; and three radio dramas.
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 2003)
The Artbeat Literary Radio Drama Award (Winner 1990)