Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main St. Houston, TX 7700 (Map)

As part of United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Dietz, and Ehren ToolHCCC is pleased to present an Artist Talk by Alicia Dietz.

If you are interested in submitting an essay for inclusion in Alicia Dietz’s Collective Cadence installation, please join the Collective Cadence Project Facebook page or send an email to

About the Artist

Alicia Dietz (Richmond, VA) is a woodworker and Iraq War veteran.  From 2001 – 2011, she served in combat and peace-keeping operations as a U.S. Army Officer, UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot, Maintenance Test Pilot, and Company Commander of over 125 soldiers. In 2015, Dietz received an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in furniture design and woodworking. She maintains two woodworking and furniture degrees from Vermont Woodworking School in 2013 and 2012 and a BSJ in advertising/journalism from Ohio University in 2001. Her work has been exhibited at the Center for Art in Wood (Philadelphia, PA), Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA), and Arrowmont School of Crafts (Gatlinburg, TN), among others.  More information at

HCCC’s Saturday Salon Series explores the many facets of craft through artist talks, curator-led discussions, demonstrations, and more.