Alicia Egger

Alicia Eggert

Coordinator, Sculpture Program
Associate Professor, Studio Art: Sculpture
Department of Studio Art

Art Building, Room 345R

Alicia Eggert is an interdisciplinary artist whose work gives material form to language and time, the powerful but invisible forces that shape our perception of reality. Alicia's work has been exhibited at notable institutions nationally and internationally, including the CAFA Art Museum in Beijing, the Triennale Design Museum in Milan, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Corning Museum of Glass, the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, the Telfair Museums, and many more. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto, Portugal; The MAC, Dallas, and T+H Gallery, Boston, Mass. Alicia is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including a TED Fellowship, a Washington Award from the S&R Foundation, a Direct Artist Grant from the Harpo Foundation, an Artist Microgrant from the Nasher Sculpture Center, and an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Maine Arts Commission. She has been an artist in residence at Google Tilt Brush, Sculpture Space, True/False Film Festival, and the Tides Institute and Museum of Art. In 2020, she was added to the Fulbright Specialist Roster by the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Eggert earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University in 2004, and an M.F.A. in Sculpture/Dimensional Studies from Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y., in 2009. Her work is represented by Galeria Fernando Santos in Porto, Portugal, and Liliana Bloch Gallery in Dallas.

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