Fritz Drury

Fritz Drury works from his studio in Brooklyn, focusing on narrative paintings that explore personally generated themes with extended socio-political significance. A recent painting is Rumpelstiltskin, a six-foot canvas suggesting an ideal state of human connection with the natural universe and the role of the painter/philosopher in mediating the divide between the self and the world. He was co-author in 2007, with Joanne Stryker, Dean of RISD's Foundation Studies Department, of Drawing: Structure and Vision, an introductory drawing textbook. He was the Chief Critic for RISD's European Honors Program in Rome for spring 2011. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the Yale School of Art in painting. In 2005 he was the recipient of RISD's John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

    Fall 2017 Courses

  • ILLUS-3108-01 Artistic Anatomy
  • ILLUS-2012-04 Drawing I: Visualizing Space
  • ILLUS-4016-02 Senior Degree Project
  • ILLUS-3340-01 Virtual Reality Design For Science

    Spring 2018 Courses

  • ILLUS-3216-01 Advanced Painting
  • ILLUS-3108-01 Artistic Anatomy
  • ILLUS-2028-03 Painting II: Observation And Imagination
  • BA, Stanford University
  • MFA, Yale University

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles