About The Artist
Born and raised in Minnesota, Alyssa received her Undergraduate Degree in Art Education from the Minnesota State University of Moorhead. In 2016 she took a break from teaching high school Art to attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) where she completed her Master’s Degree. She studied printmaking with an emphasis in Lithography, along with bookmaking, drawing, and sculpture. She was the Lithography Graduate Assistant during her time at PAFA for Ron Wyffels and continued to be his assistant after her graduation in May 2018.
Thanks to funding from The Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation, Alyssa is currently living in Albuquerque, NM where she is continuing her studies in Lithography at the prestigious Tamarind Institute of Lithography’s Printer Training Program.