Alice Aycock has lived in New York City since 1968 and received a B.A. from Douglass College and an M.A. from Hunter College. She is represented by Marlborough Gallery, NY and Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin. A retrospective of works from 1971 through 2019 was exhibited at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover, Germany in the summer of 2019. In 2013, a retrospective of her drawings and small sculptures was exhibited at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York coinciding with the Grey Art Gallery in NYC. A retrospective was held at Storm King (1990) and a traveling retrospective was organized by the Wurttembergischer Kunstverein in Stuttgart (1983). Her works can be found in numerous private and public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Louis Vuitton Foundation, the LA County Museum, the National Gallery of Art, the Sheldon Museum of Art, Storm King Art Center, and the Sprengel Museum in Hanover, Germany.
Aycock’s public sculptures can be found in many major cities in the US, including East River Park Pavilion, NYC (1995/2014); San Francisco Public Library (1996); JFK International Airport, NY (1998/2013); Fallon Building, Baltimore, MD (2004); Nashville, TN (2008); and Washington Dulles International Airport (2012). In 2014, a series of seven sculptures were installed in New York City, entitled Park Avenue Paper Chase, in collaboration with Galerie Thomas Schulte. In 2016, she completed an entrance sculpture for MGM National Harbor, MD. A permanent large-scale installation was inaugurated at Pier 27 on the Toronto waterfront in 2017 as well as a second work there in 2021. An entry sculpture for the new Capital One headquarters in McLean, VA in 2018. A sculpture was installed in 2019 at the Port Everglades Cruise Terminal and a work for NYU’s campus in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. In 2020, an outdoor work was installed for a residential complex in Jingu Gaien, Tokyo, Japan. In the summer, six large-scale sculptures were installed in an outdoor solo exhibition at the Royal Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden. Most recently in 2022, an entry work to Des Moines International Airport entitled Liftoff was completed.