Ulla Warchol spent her childhood on the lower east side of Manhattan, and attended the Cooper Union, earning a degree in architecture. After working in the field in the 1990s, Ulla has spent the last two decades developing a multidisciplinary approach to structure. She leans toward a broad exploration of materials and techniques in large-scale works—buildings, interiors and set design—and in small-scale works—books, textiles and artists editions. Her work champions utility and her solutions to design are quixotic: she makes architecture out of paper and books out of cloth. She is a collector of vintage trade manuals, sawhorses, and heavy machinery.
Ulla divides her time between the Catskills, NY and her home/workshop in Pennsylvania, where she strives, on a daily basis, to never do the same thing twice.