I think it is important to experiment, have no fear in trying new things, and to let raw materials shine. A lot of the best ideas and experiments are when unintentional or 'happy accidents' occur.


About the Artist

2022 Ashira Israel

Ashira Israel (b. 1982) is an artist and architectural designer living and working in Accord, NY. She received her Bachelors of Architecture from Pratt Institute and AS in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is owner and lead architectural designer/fabricator of IN.SEK. Her passion lies in working in between the fields of architecture and art, blurring the boundaries of the disciplines she was classically trained in. Ashira's hands-on design approach is critical to her creation process.

News and Notables
  • Highlighted by Fast Company, 2016

  • Profiled in Dwell, 2015

  • Featured in Artnet News, 2015