Ashlee Harrison serves as Director of Carpenters Workshop Gallery New York, and was selected by Parisian co-founders to launch the gallery’s first U.S. outpost in 2015 in New York City. She currently oversees the gallery’s US development strategy and sales program.
Recognized for her specialty in contemporary design and accrued insider savvy, Ashlee previously served as Marketing Director of the Decoration & Design Building (New York) and Design Center of the Americas (Florida) and has worked as a consultant for select projects with Atelier Courbet, The Salon Art + Design, and DesignMiami/, to name a few. Prior to this, Ashlee worked in fashion, in public relations at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Ashlee graduated from Drexel University, Philadelphia with degrees in Art History and Design and Merchandising. She grew up in New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a town known as home to important mid-century design luminaries, such as Phillip Powell, George Nakashima, and Paul Evans - so one could say that her understanding of collectible design is inherent. Her passion and knowledge for contemporary art and design has positioned her as a leading advisor in the collectible design market today.