Kathleen SlebodaArt Director, Graphic Designer, and Illustrator
Kathleen Sleboda is an art director, graphic designer, and illustrator, currently teaching at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work crosses disciplines and involves making, curating, collaborating, and documenting. Co-founder and design director of Draw Down Books, she designs books and printed materials while lecturing and writing about design, independent publishing, indigenous knowledge systems, and cultural heritage preservation. A principal of Gluekit, she has worked for clients in publishing and advertising. A graduate of Yale University and University of British Columbia, she splits her time between Boston and Connecticut on the homelands of the Quinnipiac, Pawtucket, and Massachuset. She is Nlaka’pamux and a member of the Coldwater Indian Band of Merritt, BC.