Alicia Rheal, a native of New York, has been painting professionally since 1986 when she created her company Rheal Imagination. At the start, the business specialized in painting custom designs on clothing, until 1989, when Alicia started painting backdrops and sets for opera, ballet, television and theater. Since then, Alicia has continued to work as a Scenic Artist for theater, as well as move into the world of Custom Murals and Collaborative Art.
In Wisconsin, she has designed and painted murals for homeowners and businesses, including the Prairie Bookshop in Mt. Horeb, the Iowa County Chamber of Commerce, the Cross Plains Public Library, and EPIC Systems Corporation in Verona. Alicia has also initiated and led many community art projects, including ones for the Walls Of Wittenberg, Grandview and the PEC Foundation, and Folklore Village.
Alicia lives in Madison, WI with her husband Bryan, stepson Martin, and their 2 dogs (comic relief), 1 cat (ruler of all), backyard chickens (the providers), and 2,000 honey bees (give or take).