Stories about studios + projects
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.
In an interdisciplinary studio built around Cranium, the Hasbro board game that blends language, art, memory and performance, students explored the psychology of game playing with an eye toward developing new games for the future.
The summer after my freshman year, I got a job through RISD working for a faux finish, mural and fine art company called Imago Dei in Houston, TX.
When invited to create an illustration for a 2011 New Year’s card sent out by RISD’s President John Maeda,Julia Rothman 02 IL didn’t hesitate, despite having to juggle a steady spate of freelance commissions and ongoing work through her design firm.
With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.