Ashira is an artist, architectural designer, fabricator, and professor who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received her Bachelors of Architecture from Pratt Institute and AS in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. 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.
Pate is a talented woodworker, wood turner, and educator with many years of fabrication experience.