Ayn is a printmaker and textile artist. Her subject matter includes imagery from the natural world as well as abstract compositions informed by her dreams. Her work is an exploration of ideas and processes, incorporating drawing, layers, patterns, and texture to achieve visual storytelling.
Formally trained as a professional fine art printer, Ayn began exploring the textile medium in 2005. Her current work is focused on merging processes and techniques from her printmaking background with the fabrics and threads of the textile medium, the results of which she calls textile paintings.
Ayn maintains an active exhibition and show schedule. Her work has been shown in numerous regional and national juried exhibits and gallery shows. She has exhibited at American Craft Council Shows in Baltimore and St. Paul and the SOFA Chicago Show. Ayn has taught drawing and printmaking at the college level and currently teaches workshops in multiple surface design techniques as well as eco-dyeing and printing with natural plant materials.