2017 ASLA-NY Designing in the Public Realm Scholarship Recipient

2017 ASLA-NY Designing in the Public Realm Scholarship Recipient

Rivka Weinstock

University of Pennsylvania
MLA Candidate

Rivka Weinstock is a first-generation American artist and designer. She’s an MLA candidate in her second year at the University of Pennsylvania. Rivka holds a BA in Psychology and Fine Arts, with a concentration in painting, from Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College. She approaches her design work through a poetic and ethical lens, weaving aesthetics, history and process, as well as pressing socio-political concerns into her designs. Rivka draws from a wide variety of experiences in her praxis, which prioritizes community-centered, flexible and equitable spaces within our complex, contemporary urban landscapes.
 
Previous winners:
Ruth Nervig (2016)