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Faculty news

Revisiting the Architecture of Apartheid

The Architecture department welcomes Cape Town architect and author Ilze Wolff for the first in a series of globally focused discussions.

Brilliant NANCY Book Wins an Eisner

How to Read Nancy, by Illustration faculty member Paul Karasik and his friend Mark Newgarden, illuminates the art of comics by analyzing the Ernie Bushmiller classic.

Drawing on the Supernatural

Illustration faculty member Antoine Revoy spins a spooky tale in ANIMUS, his debut graphic novel.

Illuminating the Art of Co-Existence

An interdisciplinary exhibition on view this summer in RISD’s ISB Gallery brings artists and scientists together to promote conservation.

Fellowships Support Painters’ Progress

Two New York-based painters with RISD connections have earned 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships in support of ongoing studio exploration.

Rethinking the History of Illustration

A massive new book edited by Illustration Department Head Susan Doyle captures the global impact of illustrators on human knowledge.

Souvenirs of Substance

Associate Professor Paolo Cardini leads a RISD symposium in Rome focused on non-Western, student-conceived visions of the future.

Remarkable Range in Faculty Show

The 2018 RISD Faculty Exhibition & Forum offers a fascinating display of the range of talent and vision among the individuals who teach here.

Pursuing a Different Type

Tapped by Japanese type company Morisawa, type designer Cyrus Highsmith 97 GD is establishing the Providence Drawing Office with help from two recent graduates.