Alyce Gottesman is an abstract painter. Her work explores the idea of creating different environments for organic shapes – environments that are both abstract and familiar, with depth and context. Her work has been exhibited extensively in the NY metropolitan area. Solo and group shows include Visual Arts Center of NJ, Domo Gallery, Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, Ben Shahn Galleries, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Cheryl Hazan Gallery. Awards include NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship. Her work is in numerous public and private collections including the Brooklyn Art Library, Hoffman LaRoche, The College of NJ, William Paterson University. She earned a BFA from Carnegie – Mellon University and an MFA from School of Visual Arts and has participated in workshops at the Printmaking Workshop, Rutgers University Innovative Print Center and R & F Encaustics. She is an adjunct professor at Bergen Community College and teaches outreach art programs with NJ Seeds.