Laura Duclos

Over the last 10+ years, alongside some incredible co-workers and volunteers, I've worked to build the organization that WaterFire Providence is today. As Director of Creative Services, my team and I work on visual communications, graphic design, the visitor experience, merchandising as well as project management for programming at the WaterFire Arts Center. Being a part of the 'Rhode Island' experience for tens of thousands of people is incredible and I have an intense pride in place for both Downtown Providence and the Valley neighborhood.

WaterFire’s Origami Cranes

The origami crane had a beautiful presence at the August 18th WaterFire event. The Japanese Origami Crane is a symbol of peace, friendship, longevity and fidelity. A fleet of WaterFire blue neon cranes graced the rivers of Providence this past Saturday night and five thousand paper cranes were given out as gifts to the crowd.