Stories about studios + projects

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.

Exploring Entrepreneurs

In a course that explores the business of art as a design problem, Illustration faculty memberOren Sherman 78 IL helps students to bridge the gap between what goes on in the studio and the practical concerns of marketing, employment and business savvy.

Mentor Project

When I graduated from RISD 37 years ago, I was lucky to have a mentor in fellow painter and Professor Emeritus Gordon Peers 33 PT.

Exquisite Visual Treat

Matt Lamothe 02 FAV, Julia Rothman 02 IL and Jenny Volvovski 02 GD – also known as Also Design – have a track record for producing consistently high quality work, both for a wide range of clients and through their own self-driven projects.

STEAMy Discussion

When technology and science merge with art and design, wonderful things happen.

Making HUGO

In his seventh collaboration to date with film directorMartin Scorsese, cinematographerRobert Richardson 79 FAV shot the much-anticipated new movie Hugo, helping to create the wonderful atmosphere that makes the director’s first foray into 3D so successful.

Lynda Barry

Visiting artist Lynda Barry is a strange combination of artist/author/teacher/cartoonist/comedian – and probably most importantly, a source of total inspiration.

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