Alice R. Gadzinski, a Creative Alliance artist-in-residence whose whimsical papier-mache sculptures she once described as being “like Lawrence Welk and ‘Pee-Wee’s Playhouse’ were in a car accident,” died March 10 after a yearlong struggle from breast cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The Highlandtown resident was 30.
“I knew her mostly through curating MICA exhibitions. I love MICA and its students and… within that group of really talented students, Alice stood out because of her work,” said Doreen Bolger, who retired in 2015 as director of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
“Her work was amazing, and while it’s very serious she always managed to inject a...