Alpna is entering her final year of graduate studies at Pratt Institute's Master's of Architecture program. She is currently the managing editor of tarp: Architecture Manual, a graduate student run publication and plans to continue editorial work beyond grad school. Before studying at Pratt, she earned a BFA in Visual Studies from the Columbus College of Art and Design and exhibited her installations and mixed media sculpture in galleries and juried exhibitions throughout Ohio. While working on her artwork, she also worked at a construction management firm on various projects in Manhattan. In future projects, she is interested in exploring relationships between living and mobility.