Brynn Trusewicz

Brynn Trusewicz uses writing, social interactions and adornment to explore the tension between identity and appearance, especially as it relates to queer identities and the bodies that carry them. They have worked with digital fabrication and fashion and collaborated with New Skins and Francis Bitonti on the Verlan Dress, which is featured in Smart Textiles for Designers: Inventing the Future of Fabrics. As a freelance embroiderer, Trusewicz has worked with clients in the local automotive industry and large corporations such as Reebok.

Trusewicz earned an MID at RISD after completing bachelor degrees in Sculpture and Mathematics at SUNY Purchase. They instruct courses at RISD in digital embroidery and ornamentation as it relates to intersectional identity politics.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • APPAR-3122-01 Sophomore Design
  • APPAR-3122-02 Sophomore Design

Spring 2019 Courses

  • APPAR-3123-01 Sophomore Design/draw
  • APPAR-3123-02 Sophomore Design/draw
  • MID, Rhode Island School of Design


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design