Xenia Diente is a Public Art Manager/Percent for Art Liaison at NYC Department of Design and Construction, integrating permanent art with the City’s capital improvement program. She was a product developer for Hoberman Designs & Associates, a multidisciplinary practice that specializes in transformable design. She was an associate artist in residence with Rick Lowe at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Xenia holds a BFA from The Cooper Union. She is an active member of its Alumni Association and the advocacy group Friends of Cooper Union, a coalition to preserve the school’s merit based full tuition free scholarship program.