Sarah Marriage, Core Member and WOO's Founder

Sarah Marriage and Mira Nakashima buck a log at the kickoff of the 2016 Philadelphia Furniture Show

Sarah Marriage and Mira Nakashima buck a log at the kickoff of the 2016 Philadelphia Furniture Show

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Sarah studied architecture at Princeton University and fine woodworking at The College of the Redwoods. She is the 2015 recipient of the John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship, through The Society of Arts and Crafts and the Mineck Foundation in Boston. The Mineck award serves as the initial funding for WOO. 

Feint, a coffee table by Sarah Marriage

Feint, a coffee table by Sarah Marriage

Before turning to furniture-making full-time, Sarah got her start in the design world as a draftsperson and project manager for Guy Nordenson and Associates Structural Engineers.

Sarah's work has shown at galleries and juried trade shows across the US, including Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, ICFF in New York, the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, and Pritam & Eames Gallery in East Hampton (NY).

Her teaching credits include Anderson Ranch Arts Center (CO), College of the Redwoods (CA), and Penland School of Crafts (NC). She is the 2017 Phillip Tennant Wood Lecturer at Herron School of Art and Design (IN).

Sarah is a member of the board of Trustees of the Furniture Society. She is also co-founder and co-editor of Works & Days Quarterly.

Learn more about Sarah's work at www.sarahmarriage.com.

Contact her directly at sarah@aworkshopofourown.com

Leviathan, a tambour desk by Sarah Marriage. A Handful of Salt described Leviathan as, "wickedly seductive, in a very proper way."

Leviathan, a tambour desk by Sarah Marriage. A Handful of Salt described Leviathan as, "wickedly seductive, in a very proper way."