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Alicia Purdy
New York, NY

About the Artist

Alicia grew up in Pawling, New York and trained at the Hartford Art School and the University of Massachusetts. She creates work with pattern and resonance, and she often thinks on microscopic levels to tackle issues that are far larger. With this in mind, Alicia uses geometric lattices and patterns as frameworks to create visual representations of problems that result from human interactions with their environment. The geometric patterns she constructs are fraught with problems themselves, paralleling how our tendency to control our environment often results in chaos, degradation or fragme…

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About the Artist

Alicia grew up in Pawling, New York and trained at the Hartford Art School and the University of Massachusetts. She creates work with pattern and resonance, and she often thinks on microscopic levels to tackle issues that are far larger. With this in mind, Alicia uses geometric lattices and patterns as frameworks to create visual representations of problems that result from human interactions with their environment. The geometric patterns she constructs are fraught with problems themselves, paralleling how our tendency to control our environment often results in chaos, degradation or fragmentation.

Artist’s Work

Triangles 1
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Triangles #1

By Alicia Purdy

Hartford landfill
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Hartford Landfill

By Alicia Purdy

Snowshoes and seeds
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Snowshoes and Seeds, Useful Painting #1

By Alicia Purdy

Electric grid
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Electric Grid

By Alicia Purdy

Kitchen aid mixer
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Kitchen Aid Mixer – Experiment #1

By Alicia Purdy

Comes back to us
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Comes Back to Us

By Alicia Purdy

Landfill layers
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Landfill Layers

By Alicia Purdy

Buried gold
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Buried Gold

By Alicia Purdy

Crystal 7
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Crystal #7

By Alicia Purdy

River 5
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River

By Alicia Purdy

Rebuilding subdivisions
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Rebuilding Subdivisions

By Alicia Purdy

Selected Exhibitions

  • Catalogue: Art Object Tag Sale
    Hartford, CT, 2010

Education

  • University of Massachusetts, M.A. in Art Education
    Boston, MA,2009 
  • Hartford Art School, B.F.A. in Printmaking
    Hartford, CT,2004