Damon Rich is a designer, artist, and partner with Jae Shin at HECTOR, an urban design, planning, and civic arts practice. He has created exhibitions at institutions including the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the Netherlands Architecture Institute. His work has been recognized by the MacArthur Fellowship, American Planning Association National Planning Award, Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MacDowell Colony, and the 11th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice.