Riccardelli is a self-taught mixed media artist who has had the benefit of learning from other artist over the years through occasional workshops. Riccardelli has been a maker her whole life, working in various media; including painting, jewelry, sculpting and hand sewing. Since 2005, she has enjoyed mixed media doll making. Currently, Riccardelli divides her studio time between doll making and painting. Her works have been collected across the United States, Europe and Australia.

The artist currently in Springfield, Vermont.