Ashira Siegel grew up Hasidic in Los Angeles, CA. She learned how to swim before she learned how to walk and started riding bicycles not long after that. Ashira lived in Worcester, MA and then Jerusalem, before moving to Brooklyn, NY where she became enmeshed in urban bicycle culture while studying Media and Studio Art at Hunter College. Now back in Los Angeles, Ashira works in various methods (and mash-ups) of printing, sewing, photography, glass and sculpture. Ashira started shooting photos at about 7 or 8 years old, remains loyal to documenting as a way of life, and regrets ever leaving the house without a camera.
Ashira is a member of Swimming Cities, The Group Formerly Known as Smockshop, and a secret screen printing studio in downtown LA, loosely called The Scum Dungeon. She has shown work in many places over the years and across the world, but most recently has been focusing on her hometown presenting work at New Image Art Gallery, Thinkspace Gallery, Crewest Gallery, GR2, Barnsdall Art Park, and T.O.W. Please contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for a recent resume.