Roger Pontbriand passes away
Roger Pontbriand (ILLUS ’59) former faculty member, passed away this February (2012). Roger came to teach in 1961 as an Instructor in Illustration and retired as Associate Professor in 1991. He served as Head of the Department of Illustration Studies, 1973-1977. Pontbriand was a recognized New England landscape painter and illustrator. After he retired , Pontbriand spent his time painting the Outer Cape shore.
Photo from 1965 Alumni Bulletin gratis RISD Archives