Assistant Professor of Art and Director of the Towne Art Gallery
Office: Activities East 225G
B.F.A. 1980, Parsons School of Design, NYC
M.F.A. 1984, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
Erica Licea-Kane is an instructor in the Art Department and the Director of the Towne Art Gallery. She has been a visiting lecturer at multiple colleges, some of which include; Wentworth Institute of Technology, The New Institute of Art, Massachusetts College of Art, The University of Massachusetts in New Bedford, and Slippery Rock University.
She directed and ran the Textile/Fiber Department at Rhode Island College from 1988-1998. In addition she has taught fiber and textile processes in many workshop settings, including Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Arrowmont School of Crafts.
Licea-Kane is an accomplished studio artist with an exhibition record that includes many national, regional, and international venues. Denise Bibro Fine Art, a gallery in New York City, currently represents her mixed-media works. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including The Artists Resource Trust, The 2000 Artist award from The Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston, and a regional National Endowment for the Arts award.
Additionally, Licea-Kane's work is included in many public and private collections. Her work has been published and written about in The Boston Globe, Art New England, Surface Design Journal, the FiberArts Design Books 4 and 5, and the book Celebrating the Stitch, which accompanied a traveling exhibition.
For more information on Erica Licea-Kane, please visit her website at www.licea-kane.com