Allyce Wood (b.1988 Seattle, USA) received her MFA from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO) in 2018 and her BFA from Cornish College of Art in 2010. She expanded her education by studying Digital Jacquard Tapestry KUNO at the University of Bergen in 2018. She also studied abroad at the Glasgow School of Art's Environmental Sculpture program in 2009.
Wood uses digital and handmade processes to make installations, works on paper, and textiles with a focus on digital Jacquard tapestries. To her, the loom acts as a mediator between traditional and computerized technologies, offering a unique way to combine her online and offline experiences into images in cotton and wool.
She has exhibited her work in solo and group shows locally and internationally in the Pacific Northwest, Glasgow, Milan, Caracas, and Oslo. Her work has been featured in New American Painting, The Stranger, and The Makers Podcast (USA) and reviewed by Kunstkritikk, Subject, and Dagsvisen (Norway). Wood is the gracious recipient of the City Artist Award, 4Culture GAP Grant, and City Art Walk Award in the USA. She received the Diversestipend For Nyutdannede Kunstnere (2018) and the from the Arts Council Norway and the BKH 1-årig kunstnerstipend (1-year Artist Grant) from Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond, Oslo in 2020.