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    Illustrator as Public Intellectual

    In delivering the keynote address at an international gathering of illustrators, Rick Poyner challenged the audience to think about what the title of the symposium really means.

    Picturing Rhythm

    New Assistant Professor of Illustration Calef Brown finds inspiration for his playful drawings in the rhythms of music and conversation.

    Startups Ramp Up

    Two teams of RISD-educated entrepreneurs will  refine their products this summer as part of Boston’s MassChallenge Accelerator program.

    Landing at LAIKA

    Graduating seniors Emily Neilson 15 FAV and Katy Strutz 15 IL are thrilled to move on to LAIKA, a creative animation studio outside Portland, OR.

    Worlds within Worlds

    Leveraging the latest technology, award-winning author/illustrator David Wiesner 78 IL allows readers to explore the story of Spot by following their own path.