Alisa Dworsky is an artist, architectural designer, and educator. Her artwork includes sculptures of crocheted rope, intaglio prints, graphite and charcoal drawings and large-scale public installations. She is known for the way her site specific installations transform their environment through the use of texture, color and geometry as well as for her innovative approach to drawing and printmaking.
Dworsky has recently completed two installations: one installation for the façade of the Bennington Museum associated with the exhibit “The State of Craft” and another for the exhibit “Fabrications” organized by Cynthia Reeves Projects in the Newport Mills, Newport NH. She is planning a solo exhibition of installations and prints for Burlington City Art’s Firehouse Gallery, opening January 7, 2011. Dworsky has created installations for the Burlington Waterfront, the Brattleboro Museum, the Fleming museum, as well as a mile long highway installation with the Vermont Agency of Transportation. Her work has been exhibited extensively in the Northeast and has been published in Public Art Review, Art New England, New England Home and the New York Times.
Dworsky received a B.A. with majors in Studio Art and in International Relations from Stanford University and a Masters Degree in Architecture from Yale University. She has taught architecture and art at Norwich University, Stanford University, The Yale Graduate School of Architecture, Ball State University and the Yestermorrow Design-Build School and lectured widely on her architecture and art. She is Co-founder of Terra Firma Inc., an architectural design company that focuses on ecological design. She lives in Montpelier Vermont with her husband and design partner, Danny Sagan, and their two daughters.
For more information on her and her work visit her website http://www.alisadworsky.com or click “Alisa Dworsky-portfolio” on the Blogroll at right of this page to reach her site.