Alicia Krupskaya, BFA, is a filmmaker, author, and artist residing in Milwaukee, WI.

Born and raised within a show-business family in Wisconsin, Krupskaya grew up drawing on pamphlets in church pews, napping on coats backstage, and watching her parents and grandparents perform on many different stages.

She spent two years at Interlochen Arts Academy, where she was trained in visual arts media such as construction, fiber arts, installation, sculpture. At the School of Visual Arts in New York, she incorporated that into the producing and directing of her own films.

Krupskaya has made multiple films; Sunnyside Queens is a comedy covering the strained relationships between three generations of women in a salon in Queens. Her most recent film, Survival Mode, is a documentary following her sister’s elite swimming career, and exposes the problems of the culture therein.

She has her fingers in a lot of pies: currently she works at Gina K. Designs producing videos as well as illustrating stamp designs.

Krupskaya is also writing two novels: Esûne, and Those Who Call Her Home is a science-fantasy epic based in a world threatened by a changing climate. Trumpet Call is a weaving of the many lives who work in the city of Cécité, a playground for the wealthy, the bohemians, and the escapists. Both live and are updated frequently on Wattpad.

Alicia Krupskaya 2019