Stories about studios + projects

Promoting Conservation through Art

At RISD Weekend 17, four young alumni explain how they’re harnessing their passion for the natural sciences and building ecologically focused practices.

RISD Standouts at Comic-Con

Comic book artists Sonny Liew 01 IL, Erica Henderson 08 FAV and Anne Szabla 10 IL collected multiple Eisner Awards at Comic-Con 2017.

New Fulbright Recipients Explore Far + Wide

Starting this fall, RISD’s newest Fulbright recipients will work with international experts to make breakthroughs in a diverse range of fields.

Hand-cranked History

In work on view at the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, ME, Illustration alum Annie Bailey 10 IL has expressed her fondness for maritime history through an anachronistic storytelling medium that dates back to the 18th century.

Growing Wonder

Illustrator Susie Ghahremani 02 IL and her longtime collaborator Jennifer Ward have received warm praise for their newest picture book What Will Grow?

'Permanent Alien' Finds a Following

Illustration seniors Hanna Cha 17 IL, Mariel Rodriguez 17 IL, Jean Wei 17 IL and Michelle Zhuang 17 IL reach Asian-American readers with their soon-to-be-published comic book.

Expanding Access to Studio Learning

Illustration Critic Clara Lieu 98 IL is continuing to build Art Prof, an online platform that offers free visual arts instruction for all ages and levels of ability.

Writing with Pictures

Students in a Wintersession studio hone new ways to tell stories through comic books and graphic novels.

Healing Process

Prolific writer-illustrator-comic book artist Annie Mok discusses No Exit, her recently published graphic novel, at an engaging talk in the RISD Auditorium.

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