Faculty: Fritz Drury

Biography

Fritz Drury works from his studio in Brooklyn, focusing on narrative paintings that explore personally generated themes with extended socio-political significance. A recent painting is Rumpelstiltskin, a six-foot canvas suggesting an ideal state of human connection with the natural universe and the role of the painter/philosopher in mediating the divide between the self and the world. He was co-author in 2007, with Joanne Stryker, Dean of RISD's Foundation Studies Department, of Drawing: Structure and Vision, an introductory drawing textbook. He was the Chief Critic for RISD's European Honors Program in Rome for spring 2011. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the Yale School of Art in painting. In 2005 he was the recipient of RISD's John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Fritz Drury

Fritz Drury

Professor
fdrury@risd.edu
401-454-6243

  • BA, Stanford University
  • MFA, Yale University

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Courses
  • ILLUS-5228
    ADVANCED PAINTING
  • ILLUS-5211
    ARTISTIC ANATOMY
  • ILLUS-5250
    DRAWING
  • ILLUS-5201
    PAINTING
  • ILLUS-5299
    PAINTING SEMINAR
  • ILLUS-5303
    VIRTUAL REALITY DESIGN FOR SCIENCE

Links
Illustration Foreground Image 4
Chad Gowey, Typetrait, digital