Alicia Goode is an award winning wildlife artist and museum professional living in Oakland, California. She has worked in the Natural History field since 1996 and has had an interest in the earth sciences from the time she was old enough to screw the lid on a jelly jar. Alicia received training in the traditional methods of specimen preparation for museum collections and scientific research through the internships and many volunteer hours logged as a young adult with curatorial & collections staff at several Bay Area institutions.
Throughout the years, Alicia has worked as Senior Preparator for The Bone Room in Berkeley, CA (1996-2005), Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital Supervisor for the Lindsay Wildlife Museum (2003-2007), Curatorial Assistant & Specimen Preparator- Dept. of Ornithology & Mammalogy at the California Academy of Sciences (2006-2011). In 2010 she joined the team of Preparator staff that rebuilt the Gallery of California Natural Sciences at the Oakland Museum of California. She is currently working at OMCA as Taxidermist & Preparator Supervisor, overseeing the maintenance of the permanent exhibits in the three Core Galleries and leading preparation and fabrication work for the Gallery of California Natural Sciences.
Outside of her 9 to 5, Alicia takes commissions for private collectors, hunters, nature centers, and museums across the country.
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California Academy of Sciences- Research Division & Exhibits Dept., San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum of California- Oakland, CA
Cinnabar Design- Los Angeles, CA
American Museum of Natural History- Traveling Exhibitions, New York City, NY
WildCare Bay Area- Terwilliger Nature Education Center, San Rafael, CA
Stanford University- Stanford, CA
East Bay Regional Parks- Berkeley, CA
Livermore Area Recreation & Park District- Livermore, CA
Treasure Bay Inc. (We Both Read children's book, "About Bats")- Novato, CA
U.S. National Park Service- Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, CA
U.S. National Park Service- Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)
Rotary Nature Center at Lake Merritt/City of Oakland, Oakland, CA
ECOS Communications- Boulder, CO
California State Parks- Big Basin, Santa Cruz, CA