Alysha Kupferer is a textiles artist and Assistant Professor and Chair of Textile and Fashion Design at MECA. She holds an MFA in textiles from Indiana University and taught previously in Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay.
Alysha’s textiles-based installations and performances have been exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions. Her artistic practice investigates the relationship between consumers, products, and the economics of retail systems. In the interest of sustainability, she also researches natural dyeing methods and practices and finds and adapts traditional recipes for contemporary application.