Alexis DelVecchio

Alexis DelVecchio

Los Angeles, CA, US



I'm a recent graduate from the GSD with a Masters of Landscape Architecture. I'm interested in issues of environmental justice and brownfield development, sustainable urban planting design, and thoughtful place-making. 



Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, US, GIS Summer Intern

Maintained the garden as well as created online exhibits that combine archival plans, images, drawings, letters and supporting text within a geo-spatial context.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Studio-MLA (formerly Mia Lehrer + Associates), Los Angeles, CA, US, Summer Intern

Led community workshops and assisted with project marketing and master plan designs of 3 case study schools in Prop 84 urban greening grant project, as well as recommended revisions to LA Unified School District campus design guidelines.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Earthworks Boston, Boston, MA, US, Intern

Assessed and mapped Roxbury and Dorchester area urban orchards for public handbook at this Boston environmental non-profit.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Studio-MLA (formerly Mia Lehrer + Associates), Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Assistant

Supported associates and project managers with RFP/ RFQs for public and private projects, promotional materials, models, montages, boards and other visual aids.

Nov 2007 - Mar 2009

Upward Bound, Dedham Island, MA, US, Senior Counselor; Introductory Spanish Teacher; Counselor/Advisor

Arranged college touring trips for 60+ students, 2002-7, and completed academic counselor duties at this federally financed, academic-enrichment program for underserved, high potential high school students from Boston and Lawrence, MA.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2007


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Sep 2009 - May 2012

Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, Bachelors, Fine Arts

BA in Fine Arts, concentration: Painting;
Secondary Concentration: Urban Studies

Sep 2002 - May 2006


Inagural Upward Bound “Alex Del Vecchio Leadership Award”, Award

Award created in recognition of leadership and dedication to a Massachusetts chapter Upward Bound, a federally funded academic enrichment program for students from Boston and Lawrence, MA.


Arts Grants, Grant

Yale Women's Center Arts Grant: 2006; Yale University Arts Grants: 2003, 2005, 2006.


Yale Literary Magazine Art Award, Award

Prize for the top artwork published in the Yale Literary Magazine.


Areas of Specialization