Eliza Maunsell

After many years working for all the major theatre and live entertainment companies as a stage manager, production manager, prop buyer and maker, set builder, and theatre technician, Eliza started Eliza Wood Co in 2020 to work on her own designs. She makes sculptures and architectural pieces, fine furniture and lighting, using complex techniques. Eliza also does antique furniture repairs and refinishing. She is influenced by her experiences in the theatre design world, using texture, colour, and lighting to tell a story.

- 2020 - Present Owner and founder of Eliza Wood Co
- 2020 - 2021 Woodworking Tutor at Sturt and Frensham School
- 2019 Certificate IV in Furniture Design & Technology, Sturt School for Wood
- 2011 - 2017 Head of Props, Belvoir St Theatre
- 2008 - Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Production), NIDA
- 2003 - 2011 Freelance Stage Manager
- 2003 Bachelor of Arts (Performance Studies, Music, English Literature), The University of Sydney

- Australian Wood Review - Issue 106. Article "Twelve 2019"

Exhibitions and Awards
- Sturt Gallery - Beyond Ordinary: Contemporary Women Makers
- Sturt Gallery - Behind the Scenes 2021
- Australian Design Centre - Workshopped 2020
- Sturt Gallery - Twelve 2019
- Australian Wood Review Maker of the Year 2020 - Art and Accessories Commended Award.

- Member of Studio Woodworkers Australia