Alicia Scardetta

b. 1989 San Antonio, TX

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


2012 BFA Fine Arts Drawing, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Exhibitions + Events

2016 West Coast Craft, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco, CA

2016 In Esse, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH

2016 Sew What?, Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery, Childrenʼs Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

2015 Coordinated Disregard, Terrault Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

2015 The Radder, Mercado Sagrado, Malibu, CA

2014 Stitched: An Invitational, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Alicia Scardetta, Erica Tanov, San Francisco, CA

2012 New Work, Tenoversix, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Wild, Wild, Weft, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching Experience

2014 - Present Instructor, Tapestry After-Workshop, Textile Arts Center, New York, NY

2016 Instructor, Tapestry Weaving, Textile Arts Center Pop-Up Studio, BKLYN Designs, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Instructor, Community Tapestry Workshop, CMA Family Day Benefit, Childrenʼs Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

2015 Instructor, Intro to Tapestry (4 session course), Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Teaching Assistant, Valerie Kirk, Tapestry: Drawing on Place (2 week workshop) Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Honors & Residencies

2018 Fibers + Textiles Resident, Arrowmont Pentaculum: Invitational Residency, Gatlinburg, TN

2016 West Coast Craft Winter Scholarship, San Francisco, CA

2015 Studio Assistantship Full Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2015 Work in Progress Resident, Textile Arts Center, New York, NY

2014 Jody Klein Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Selected Press & Publications

2017 Slice of Life: Alicia Scardetta, Inertia Baltimore

2017 Alicia Scardetta, Textile Curator 

2016 This Just In: Alicia Scardetta's Colorful Weaving, The Jungalow

2016 West Coast Craft Returns, San Franscisco Chronicle, November 7th

2016 Profile: Alicia Scardetta, Tapestry Topics, American Tapestry Alliance, Fall 2016, Vol. 42 No.3

2016 On Our Radar: Alicia Scardetta, American Craft, October/November, Vol. 76, Issue 5

2016 Alicia Scardetta, Little Paper Planes Blog

2016 A Tactile Thread Runs Through It, ChelseaNow

2015 Work as Play, Bmore Art

2015 Part Tapestry, Part Friendship Bracelets: Weavings by Alicia Scardetta, Brown Paper Bag

2015 Voices, American Craft, August/September, Vol. 75, Issue 4

2015 Weaving Language I by Francesca Capone, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015 Textile Artists: 10 to Watch, Apartment Therapy

2015 Modern Weaving, Uppercase Magazine, Issue 24

2014 Graphic Content, Knit Wit, Issue 1

2014 Alicia Scardetta Wall Hangings, Design Sponge

2014 Variations on a Theme, Textile Arts Center Blog

2014 Retying the Knot: The Macrame Revival, The Wall Street Journal

2013 Alicia Scardetta's Work, Chloe Fleury

2013 Getting Crafty,