Stories about studios + projects

Acquiring a RISD Accent

Having earned her undergraduate degree at RISD, Project Open Door alumna Sara Pollard 13 IL/MAT 14 is now pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching and looking forward to becoming an art teacher.

The Stuff of Legends

If you were at RISD in the mid-’90s you may have crossed paths with a masked superhero armed with an oversized Nerf gun.

Spreading the Word

At the October 11 “prequel” address for RISD Entrepreneur Mindshare – a full-day event hosted by the Career Center this Saturday, October 19 – children’s book author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka 99 IL spoke about his journey from student to celebrated professional and the incredible amount of work he continues to put in to promote his books.

Drawn to Paint

The Illustration department has teamed up with Cade Tompkins Projects, a Providence-based gallery and artists’ representative, to present a retrospective of work by the late Professor Emeritus Thomas Sgouros 50 IL, who died on December 17, 2012.

Connecting with Kids

Elizabeth Early von Oehsen 14 IL understands firsthand the unbridled creative power waiting to be unlocked within a young mind.

RISD Recognizes Excellence in Teaching

Two exceptionally talented and dedicated faculty members have been recognized with RISD’s 2013 Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching, an annual award presented at Commencement.

Russia Rising

When tens of thousands of Russian citizens hit the streets in 2012, expat Misha Beletsky 95 IL – an art director at Abbeville Press who now lives and works in New York – was watching on the web.

Drawn Together

When hundreds of professional illustrators flock to Providence this week for the international Illustration Conference (ICON7), they’ll get a strong sense of RISD via a knock-out exhibition of more than 60 RISD artist-illustrators and a day-long series of workshops highlighting the RISD experience through the lens of illustration.

Scrotie Responds to Hands-on Attention

Most RISD students have had the pleasure of watching the eyes of our friends and families widen in disbelief when they first learn about Scrotie.

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