Stories about studios + projects

'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.

We the People Have Much to Say

Artist/activist Shepard Fairey 92 IL worked with The Amplifier Foundation to share a message of inclusivity at the 2017 US presidential inauguration.

Spring Shines Underground

Brooklyn-based artist Leah Oates 91 IL creates a striking lightbox installation for NYC’s Bryant Park subway station.

Finding His Voice

Student Alliance President Patrick Hulse 17 IL says that at RISD he has learned to express himself—both visually and verbally.

The Way Macaulay Thinks

As an exhibition of his work came to a close at the ISB Gallery, celebrated author/illustrator David Macaulay BArch 69 spoke about the way he thinks and works.

Close Encounters at the Aquarium

An internship at Mystic [CT] Aquarium gave Rae Whiteley 17 IL an opportunity to capture the emotion behind inter-species communication.

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