Posts Tagged ‘Illustration’

Lynch Shows the World, One Drawing at a Time

Fred Lynch (Associate Professor, Illustration) will be teaching a workshop and leading an event he created, The Big Crit, at the 7th Annual International Urban Sketchers Symposium being held this year in Manchester, England (July 27-30th, 2016). The term ‘urban sketching’ was coined by Gabriel Capanario who is a journalistic illustrator for the Seattle Times. […]

RISD hosting Illustration Research Symposium

Dear Colleagues, As many of you know, RISD is hosting the 6th annual Illustration Research Symposium in November. The event is co-sponsored with a consortium of teachers, illustrators and art historians, The Illustration Research Network, based in London. The Symposium, entitled Illustrator as Public Intellectual, will take place from November 5th -7th with panels in […]

Murphy in Presenting Shakespeare: 1,100 Posters from Around the World

Kelly Murphy (Critic, Illustration) was invited to contribute 2 posters of Shakespeare plays — The Tempest and Macbeth — to the authoritative book Presenting Shakespeare: 1,100 Posters from Around the World, written by Mirko Ilic and Steven Heller. Presenting Shakespeare, published by Chronicle Books, collects 1,100 posters for professional stagings of Shakespeare’s plays, designed by […]

Weinstein workshop at Ilustratour

Ellen Weinstein (Critic, Illustration), through a grant from the RISD Conference Fund, was invited to speak and teach a four-day workshop at Ilustratour, an international Illustration conference which took place in Madrid, Spain July 20-26. The conference has approximately 400 attendees and was held in the Matadero Arts Center in Madrid. The workshop was 20 hours which […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2015 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Silvia Acosta (ARCH) – drawing and writing spatial concepts, islands of Seto, Sea of Japan Eric Anderson (HAVC) – book project The Media of Objects: Design and Culture in Nineteenth-Century […]

Illustration artist talk

The Illustration Department is very pleased to announce a joint talk by award-winning artists Bryan Konietzko and Phil Rynda. The lecture is free and open to the general public, though seating is limited, so please arrive early!*** Bryan Konietzko will give a slide lecture at RISD’s Main Auditorium on Wednesday, February 4th, at 7:30pm. He will discuss the […]

Horenstein film at festivals

Henry Horenstein (Professor, Photography and Illustration) screened his documentary SPOKE this fall at the Austin Film Festival and the Alexandria Film Festival. The film premiered in the summer at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. Spoke traces the storied 50-year history of one of Austin’s must illustrious music venues, the Broken Spoke. The […]

Turner Fund grants awarded

Congratulations to recipients of the Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project grants for academic year 2015-16: Nick DePace (Senior Ciritic, Interior Architecture) and Bob Moody (Critic, Illustration) Behind the scene(s): The artifice, mechanics, contrivances and craft of the scenic arts to be taught in the Fall 2015 semester Martha Swetzoff (Senior Critic, FAV) and […]