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Alicia N. Ponzio
Alicia Nicole Ponzio (b.1974) is a figurative sculptress working primarily in bronze. Originally
from the United States, she completed her sculpture training in Florence, Italy at the
Florence Academy of Art (FAA) in 2008. She was then Director of Artistic Anatomy and corch
Sculpture programs, as well as a figure drawing instructor at the same school for 3 years before
returning to the United States (San Francisco, CA) in July of 2011.
Alicia brings life to her bronzes, using the language of the figure to speak of emotional
experiences. In Florence, Italy, she sought an education in the figure, immersed in the
aesthetic of the Renaissance and Classical. Shes drawn to subject matter thats empathic
Recently, her work has been recognized by several international organizations, including
the Portrait Society of America, the Society of Portrait Sculptors (England), and The Art
Renewal Center. This year Alicia was juried in as a member of the Portrait Sculptors Society
of the Americas. Her work has been exhibited in Scandinavia, Italy, England, Canada, and the
At her studio in downtown San Francisco, Alicia is continuing to develop her work and pursue
her passion in figurative sculpture.