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Stories about studios + projects

Here in RI | The Beauty of Bespoke Books

Providence-based bookbinder Jim DiMarcantonio 86 IL and his team at Hope Street Bindery and Box Company handcraft limited-edition masterpieces.

Brightening a Grimm Tale

Comics artist and graphic novelist Ben Nadler 13 IL speaks with students about making his new book The White Snake.

Emerging Illustrator Earns Recognition

New grad Julie Benbassat 19 IL earns an Adobe Design Achievement Award for her work with the National Park Service.

Four Alumni Earn Caldecott + Other Honors

RISD Illustration graduates have earned two 2019 Caldecott Honors and two YALSAs for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults.

Kama Sutra Revisited

Illustrator Victo Ngai 10 IL has earned the Society of Illustrator’s 2019 Hamilton King Award for her interpretation of the ancient Sanskrit classic.

Protecting Paradise

Artist Jamie Allen 05 IL is using stop-motion animation to teach kids about endangered bird species native to the Hawaiian island.

Faculty Work Joins Met Collection

Work by artist/educators Daniel Heyman and Serena Perrone MFA 06 PR is now included in the permanent collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

Offering an Antidote to PTSD

Multidisciplinary artist John Sebelius 06 IL is introducing veterans and first responders to making art as a way to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Gallardo Gives RISD a Rosy Glow

Brooklyn-based illustrator Marly Gallardo 15 IL recently completed a poster designed to bring RISD to the attention of high school students across the country.