Interim President Rosanne Somerson

In the Media

Interviews with and articles about Interim President Rosanne Somerson

  • Art and Love at Brockton's Fuller Museum

    Art and Love at Brockton's Fuller Museum

    The Boston Globe | January 30, 2014 | Robert Knox

    Interim President Rosanne Somerson recently exhibited at “Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State” and during the closing reception she spoke on "Designing the Future."

  • Local Literature

    Local Literature

    The Providence Phoenix | December 11, 2013 | Phil Eil

    A look at local literature including, The Art of Critical Making: Rhode Island School of Design on Creative Practice. Edited by Interim President Rosanne Somerson and Mara L. Hermano.

  • RISD Provost Named Interim President

    RISD Provost Named Interim President

    Providence Journal | December 9, 2013

    RISD’s Board of Trustees announces Provost Rosanne Somerson 76 ID will serve as interim president, beginning January 1, 2014.

  • Design is a Critical Element to Manufacturing Innovation

    Design is a Critical Element to Manufacturing Innovation

    Providence Business News | October 14, 2013 | Rosanne Somerson and John Maeda

    In a new book, The Art of Critical Making: Rhode Island School of Design on Creative Practice, RISD faculty and staff explore hands-on practice, enhanced seeing and perception, and contextualized understanding – all elements of “critical making.”

  • The Art of Critical Making

    The Art of Critical Making

    Art & Education | September 24, 2013

    In The Art of Critical Making, published by Wiley and Sons, RISD faculty and staff illuminate how RISD nurtures creative practice, from initial spark to finished outcome.

  • Rosanne Somerson

    Rosanne Somerson

    Woodworking.com | June 1, 2012 | Michael Dresdner

    A profile on Somerson’s education and career 

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