Alice Aycock was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She received a BA from Douglass College and an MA from Hunter College. She was represented by the John Weber Gallery in New York City from 1976 through 2001 and has exhibited in major museums and galleries nationally as well as Europe and Japan. Currently she is represented by Galerie Thomas Schulte in Berlin and Frederic Snitzer Gallery in Miami. Her works can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, the Louis Vuitton Foundation, LA County Museum, and the National Gallery. In 2013 there will be a retrospective of her drawings at the new Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York coinciding with the Grey Art Gallery in New York City. The retrospective will then travel to the University Art Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art in 2014.
Aycock’s public sculptures can be found throughout the United States, including the San Francisco Public Library, a large-scale sculptural roof installation for the East River Park Pavilion on 60th Street in NYC, and Star Sifter for Terminal 1 at JFK International Airport. Other projects include a GSA commission for the Fallon Building in Baltimore, an outdoor piece, Strange Attractor, at the Kansas City International Airport, and Ghost Ballet for the East Bank Machineworks in Nashville, Tennessee. A permanent public artwork for Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC, will be completed in 2012, as well as a piece for Michigan State University.