Alicia Hope Taylor is a visual artist whose studio practice engages material as metaphor. Compelled by a desire to manipulate and react to a range of processes and materials; she works in print media, painting, drawing, video and sculpture. She earned a BS in Studio Art, Printmaking at Roberts Wesleyan College and an MFA in Visual Studies at Visual Studies Workshop in association with SUNY Brockport. She currently lives in Western New York, where she is an Assistant Professor of Art and Director of The Ortlip Gallery at Houghton College.