Posts Tagged ‘Jan Baker’

Baker named CBAA featured artist

Jan Baker (Professor, Graphic Design) was a featured artist recently at the College Book Art Association website. Encouraging an interdisciplinary approach, Jan teaches book arts, with hands-on experimentation in letterpress printing, papermaking, bookbinding, visual poetry and Asian book arts. The exhibition ‘Bookmark’ celebrating 30 years teaching book arts at RISD, featured 350 of her students books, which […]

Baker’s cabinet of curiosities

During Jan Baker’s (Professor, Graphic Design) sabbatical year, she has formed a cabinet of curiosities style installation: INDIA. VIETNAM. JAPAN. Each of these artifacts she collected encompasses stories and memories of travel exploration and extraordinary artistic discoveries. The collections are an ongoing inspiration for her art + design work. She hopes that this exhibition will encourage […]

Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellowships awarded

Congratulations to Jan Baker (Professor, Graphic Design) and Nancy Friese (Professor, Teaching + Learning in Art + Design), who have been awarded Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellowships for academic years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016. During the two-year appointment, each Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellow will be resident in a curatorial department, with the expectation of learning […]

Jan Baker and Wendy Seller share Sheridan Center award

Each year RISD faculty and graduate students participate in Brown’s Sheridan Center’s ceritifcate programs which promote the development of a reflective teaching philosophy. At the conclusion of each academic year awards are given by RISD’s President, Provost ,and Dean of Graduate Studies to outstanding participants in the program. The Provost’s Faculty Award for Professional Advancement […]