RISD Museum Announces 2019 Artist Fellow: Dana Heng

Dana Heng is a visual artist, educator, and organizer from Providence, RI. Woven throughout her grassroots community and collaborative based practice is work pertaining to questions of her own identity as a young, first-generation Khmer woman. Most days, she is mentoring high school students in painting and drawing at New Urban Arts

In her spare time, she is working on collaborative projects that aim to create spaces for people with marginalized identities, namely, Binch PressQTZ Fest, and a collective living space for people of color in the Southside of Providence.

Image of 2019 Artist Fellow Dana Heng. Woman with blue hat and shirt with paint splotches, wearing red sunglasses in front of a red background.