Alicia received her MFA In Artisanry—Metalsmithing/Jewelry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a B.F.A. in Functional Design at Murray State University in KY.
She has attained positions of visiting professor, sabbatical replacement, adjunct faculty, studio assistant/technician, artist-in-residence, and visiting (workshop) instructor at arts/crafts education centers around the United States and internationally.
Alicia was honored with an invitation to assist and display work in a small workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art/Ratti Textile Center, which coincided with the exhibition “Gems of European Lace” 1600-1920 in 2013 and in April of the same year, she was invited by the Textile Support Organization in Pavia Italy to exhibit work, lecture and teach a small workshop and participated in SIERAAD the International Jewelry Fair in Amsterdam.
Alicia resides in West Palm Beach Florida, where she is the Jewelry & Metalsmithing Studio Manager at the Armory Art Center & presently teaches enameling & advanced metalsmithing workshops & classes. She also continues to pursue her studio practice with commissions and limited production work.