Michael Scimeca

Michael Scimeca received his Bachelor’s Degree from Providence College in 1980. He worked for four years as a model maker at A&M Models in Massachusetts and two years in the engineering model shop at Hasbro Toys while taking evening courses in the RISD/CE Technical Illustration program. He received his Master of Industrial Design degree from RISD in 1990 and, while a graduate student, was a teaching assistant in RISD/CE. Upon graduation he became the technician in the Industrial Design Model Shop where he continues to serve and to teach classes in RISD/CE. He has done extensive freelance model-making and industrial design, taught model-making in the Industrial Design department for 14 years and has taught the ID Graduate Shop Experience class since 2001.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • ID-245G-01 ID Graduate Shop Orientation
  • ID-245G-02 ID Graduate Shop Orientation

Spring 2019 Courses

  • ID-245G-01 ID Graduate Shop Orientation
  • BA, Providence College
  • 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