Stories about studios + projects

Preserving a Love of Painting

Through an upcoming internship at Yale University Art Gallery, recent grad Heather McLeod 16 IL hopes to further her growing interest in art conservation.

Serious Delight at ISB Gallery

This summer RISD honored the memory of Tom Sgouros 50 IL with Master Class, a summer exhibition of work by the alum and late professor.

Online Arts Education

With the online ART PROF program, Illustration Critic Clara Lieu 98 IL plans to make a high-quality visual arts education accessible to people around the world.

Beach Scenes

Just in time for summer, KORE SWIM cofounder Jessica Schulz 08 AP has collaborated with illustrator Joana Avillez 08 IL to create whimsical printed swimwear.

Graphic Take on the Story of Singapore

In April Singapore-based artist Sonny Liew 01 IL stopped off at RISD during a US book tour to speak about The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, a phenomenal new graphic novel.

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.

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