Born in El Paso, Texas, Ali Dipp is currently pursuing dual degrees from Brown University (English AB) and Rhode Island School of Design (Painting BFA) through the Brown-RISD Dual Degree Program.
Dipp is a nonprofit founder, artist, and metaphor-maker interested in the political significance of dreaming in America. Heralding from the former Jean Capital of the World, Ali Dipp makes denim heirlooms that speak to regional myths, fictions, and truths. (alidipp.com). Ali Dipp has staged her original plays through the fiscally sponsored company she founded in 2012, Sunhouse Arts. Sunhouse Arts raised 10,000 dollars to date from theatre and film performances and donated all net profits to humanitarian efforts in the El Paso-Juárez area (sunhousearts.org).
Work Project, Sunhouse Arts’ most recent endeavor, is the largest living archive of today’s Southwest and involves over 250 participants, including prominent cultural figures, artists, nonprofits, educators, historians, businesses, and humanitarian organizations (ourworkproject.org).
During the spring and summer of 2021, Dipp co-hosts as the creative director of an iHeartRadio show spanning the Southwest, Pass of the North (passofthenorthshow.com). This summer, she will spearhead the Yellow Legal Pad Project (yellowlegalpadproject.com), a platform that documents the current state of legal scholarship.