The D+M department welcomes Los Angeles artist Edgar Arceneaux (b. 1972) to RISD. Arceneaux directed the Watts House Project from 1999–2012. Solo exhibitions of his work have been mounted at the List Museum at MIT; Kunstverein Ulm, Germany; Kunstmuseum Basel; the Studio Museum Harlem, New York, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. He has been included in the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and in group exhibitions at Mona Bismarck American Center, Paris; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Orange County Museum of Art; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; and The Baltic Center, England, amongst others.