Alyssa was born and raised in New Jersey and currently lives in Baltimore. She received her BS in ceramics from Towson University in 2017 and creates functional ware, both wheel-thrown and hand-built.
She is inspired by nature, sexuality, and gender and explores these topics in different mediums. Her sculpture is largely conceptual and in a world where discussion around sexuality and gender can still be somewhat taboo, she chooses to create works that are a catalyst for conversation surrounding these topics.
Alyssa also enjoys photography, documenting the places she travels and people she meets along the way.