Eric Leshinsky is an multidisciplinary artist, designer, and planner, based in Austin, Texas. His work is grounded in a rigorous place-based approach that responds to local social and ecological dynamics. As an artist who is also trained as an architect and environmental planner, his work aims to inform perspectives and policy toward environmental concerns, urban development, and infrastructure.
In addition to working independently, Eric also serves as a senior associate designer and co-lead of the Urban Ecology studio at Asakura Robinson, an integrated planning, landscape architecture, and urban design firm.
He has received grant awards for his work from Creative Capital (2012) and the Baltimore Creative Fund (2008), has held artist residencies at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at University of Houston (2011) and the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art (2013), and has served as adjunct faculty in art and design at several universities.
This website is an ongoing archive of his public artworks and published writings completed independently or collaboratively over many years.