Stories about studios + projects

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.

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.

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