Owner, Divine By Design Image Photography & Graphics

Aesthetic expression is my life’s work.

"Divine By Design Image allows me to explore my gifts and live out my creative dreams!"

Specializing in wedding photography | portraiture | studio and natural light photography | boudoir | lifestyle and candid photography | fashion photography | food photography


Ayasha N. Sledge is an artist, graphic designer, photographer, actress, and college administrator.  She has a keen eye for excellence and has dedicated herself to perfecting her craft in the arts.  She is masterful behind the camera as well as riveting in film.  Ayasha has been featured as an actress in the movie Harriet and in the Showtime Series, Homeland.

She is currently serving as Strategic Communications and Marketing Specialist for the Virginia Department of Education and has previously served as the Director of Marketing and Branding for Virginia Union University, overseeing a full time marketing team. Her a few of her clients include the City of Richmond, Black History Museum of Virginia, Virginia Fine Arts Museum, Richmond Free Press, Urban Views, John Hopkins University, Virginia Union University, Stratford University, Henrico County Public Schools, and many others.

With a Master’s of Science degree in Mass Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Ayasha has been able to combine her love for children, communication, and arts in many arenas, including her company Divine by Design. 

A mentor, mother, wife, and friend, Ayasha’s skill, timing, wisdom, humility, and flexibility make her ideal for creative opportunities, in any capacity--photographer, director, editor, designer, or actress.