Angela DiVeglia is an artist, urban gardener, writer, curator and the instruction and outreach librarian, special collections in Fleet Library. Her work centers around visual and immersive research, social movement documentation, public history, post-industrial landscapes, radical cartography and the transformative power of community archives.
Before joining the staff at RISD, DiVeglia served as research and outreach librarian for special collections at Providence Public Library, where she helped create the RI LGBTQ+ Community Archive; co-created PPL’s free community archives consulting program for artists, organizers and grassroots organizations; planned and taught classes for children, teens, college students and adults; curated exhibitions; and ran the library’s annual research fellowship for artists.
DiVeglia is a founding member of the Papercut Zine Library in Cambridge, MA and remains a strong proponent of alternative and self-publishing. She currently serves on the Board of Dirt Palace Public Projects, the nonprofit umbrella for the Dirt Palace feminist artist-run space that offers numerous residency and exhibition programs in Providence.