Alexandra Abbatiello received her Bachelor of Fine Art’s degree in 3-dimensional arts with a minor in Art History from Indiana State University in Indiana. She has since moved on to the MFA program at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania (no affiliation). She will be an artist in residency at Studio Kura in Japan this summer (2017) and will be exhibiting her work while she is there.  She is a President of the Ceramics club at IUP and she is currently working in Indiana, PA.