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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.

Alums Ready to Shift Gears

Matilsha Marxuach 94 CR, Amy Devers MFA 01 FD and Jerrelle Guy 12 IL spoke about how the flexibility they learned at RISD has helped them pivot professionally.

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 99 FAV 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.

Graduating with New Confidence

Taking chances in and out of the studio is opening doors for graduating Illustration major Zharia Shinn 18 IL.

Rethinking the History of Illustration

A massive new book edited by Illustration Department Head Susan Doyle 81 IL/MFA 98 PT/PR captures the global impact of illustrators on human knowledge.

High Expectations

Three-time Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner 78 IL knocks it out of the park again.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoon

Illustrator Michael Sloan 85 IL and writer Jake Halpern earn a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning for Welcome to the New World, a New York Times series on the Syrian refugee crisis.