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The Way Macaulay Thinks

As an exhibition of his work came to a close at the ISB Gallery, celebrated author/illustrator David Macaulay BArch 69 spoke about the way he thinks and works.

Close Encounters at the Aquarium

An internship at Mystic [CT] Aquarium gave Rae Whiteley 17 IL an opportunity to capture the emotion behind inter-species communication.

Creating Healthy Narratives

Through a summer internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Yuko Okabe 17 IL is helping to develop a biofeedback game for kids struggling with emotional and behavioral issues.

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.