Born Tarrytown, New York. 1970
Liane received her art education in New York City at the Art Students League of New York, the School of Visual Arts, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and in Connecticut at the Hartford Art School. In 2002, Liane began showing her paintings in galleries in Brooklyn, and soon acquired representation by Susan Eley Fine Art, in Manhattan. Major artworks include commissioned paintings for the Four Seasons Villas, prints for The MGM Grand City Center Las Vegas, painted corsets for Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, and a specially-made sculpture for the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt, hosted by Sotheby’s.
In 2006, Liane moved to Culver City, California, and began creating custom artwork for the luxury interiors market, showcased in the La Cienega Design Quarter of West Los Angeles. Her collaborations have included rugs and fabric for Anthony Monaco, custom furniture finishes for Formations, and gold leafing for Dennis & Leen.
During the summer of 2016, Liane studied traditional fresco painting in Vittorio Veneto, Italy; leading to the launch of RICCI STUDIO, blending old-world techniques with contemporary aesthetics. Currently, she resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and continues to explore a variety of techniques in multiple disciplines, using the highest levels of craftsmanship and a commitment to integrity in design.