Professional Development Fund Grantees Announced

RISD Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the grantees for the Spring 2016 cycle of the Professional Development Fund.

This year the Professional Development Committee reviewed a substantial number of requests for funding totaling more than $188,000. The Committee was impressed by the caliber and scope of the project proposals granting over $60,000 to 45 projects.

Spring 2016 Grantees:

Mary Kawenski, Apparel Design

Suzanne Mancini, Apparel Design

Gabriel Feld, Architecture

Ian Baldwin, Architecture

Jonathan Knowles, Architecture

Andrea Masu, Digital + Media

Lisa Morgan, Digital + Media

Masha Ryskin, Experimental and Foundation Studies

Deborah Zlotsky, Experimental and Foundation Studies

Ezio Genovesi, European Honors Program

Alexandra Anthony, Film, Animation + Video

Jocelyne Prince, Glass

Paul Soulellis, Graphic Design

Jung Joon Lee, History of Art + Visual Culture

Leora Maltz-Leca, History of Art + Visual Culture

Iijlal Muzaffar, History of Art + Visual Culture

Barbara von Eckardt, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences

Paolo Cardini, Industrial Design

Claudia Rebola, Industrial Design

Robert Brinkerhoff, Illustration

Jason Brockert, Illustration

Fred Lynch, Illustration

Michael Beaman, Interior Architecture

Jonathan Bell, Interior Architecture

Yugon Kim, Interior Architecture

Peter Yeadon, Interior Architecture

Emily Cornell du Houx, Jewelry + Metalsmithing

Tracy Steepy, Jewelry + Metalsmithing

Lori Talcott, Jewelry + Metalsmithing

Nadine Gerdts, Landscape Architecture

Kate Irvin, RISD Museum

Kevin Zucker, Painting

Josephine Sittenfeld, Photography

Steven Smith, Photography

Daniel Heyman, Printmaking

Mary Ann Friel, Textiles

Chunghie Lee, Textiles

Janice DeFrances, Teaching + Learning in Art + Design

 

Grantees, Professional Development Fund 2016-2017