Stories about studios + projects
When I graduated from RISD 37 years ago, I was lucky to have a mentor in fellow painter and Professor Emeritus Gordon Peers 33 PT.
Matt Lamothe 02 FAV, Julia Rothman 02 IL and Jenny Volvovski 02 GD – also known as Also Design – have a track record for producing consistently high quality work, both for a wide range of clients and through their own self-driven projects.
When technology and science merge with art and design, wonderful things happen.
Cinematographer Robert Richardson 79 FAV collaborated with Martin Scorsese again on Hugo, helping to create the wonderful atmosphere that makes the director’s first foray into 3D so successful.
Visiting artist Lynda Barry is a strange combination of artist/author/teacher/cartoonist/comedian – and probably most importantly, a source of total inspiration.
RISD and Brown students generally follow different paths on College Hill – Brown students spending their days in libraries pouring over books, their RISD counterparts spending their nights in studios making creative responses to assignments.
Art students and politicians don’t usually speak the same language, much less collaborate towards a common goal.
“Making art is a lot like quitting smoking,” said RISD alumMac Premo 95 IL.
When the Providence studio The Story Hat (TSH) began to develop their concept for a feature-length animated horror film, they didn’t need to look far to find an abundance of talented young artists to start the production process.