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A pair of Rhode Island School of Design graduates have created a...
Lukas Scheurer and Toshi Sakagutchi have launched a crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter to raise enough money for the two designers of the product to move their operation out of their apartment, but stay in Rhode Island.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Hudson Reporter
Making poetry visible Two artists paint new entrance to Secaucus
"Mike approached us and said, 'I have a wall. Do anything you want on that wall?'" Doug DePice, art teacher at the High School and Middle School, is talking about how he got started on a project painting a mural at the entrance to Secaucus, where Route 3 feeds into Paterson Plank Road.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Massachusetts College of Art and Design's president is resigning
Dawn Barrett, president of Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, will take a leave of absence from the college effective immediately and will be resigning her position.
Core77 design blog
In the Details: Good Thing Reinvents the Ceramic Coil Pot, Among Other Household Goods
We first covered Jamie Wolfond 's work when he was still a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, stuffing plastic pellets into fireproof molds and slumping them over other objects to create his Frumpy Chair series .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
San Diego CityBEAT
Magic Man: A Trolley Show
Providence has produced some serious talent, namely Talking Heads' David Byrne, who met two other members of the band at Rhode Island School of Design.
The Jersey Journal
Where 'ugly' reigned in Secaucus, artwork now shines
"We realized that the portraits had to be big so they could be read at the distance they're being seen from."
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Art Watch: Heather Davis
Oil painter Heather Davis will be showing her light-filled, beautiful Brandywine Valley landscapes at Galer Estate Winery Pop up show Thursday August 14th from 4-8pm .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Core77 design blog
Core77 Design Awards 2014: The Best Educational Initiatives of the Year
Any area of study can benefit from a well-designed methodology or toolkit. This year, the Educational Initiatives category of the 2014 Core77 Design Awards saw submissions that tackled financial awareness, the ever-changing studio space, and generally more hands-on, activity-based learning.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
S.T.E.M. vs S.T.E.A.M
One of the debates raging in education is how to create workers who are skilled enough to fill the tech heavy jobs of the future.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Fine-Art Students Get Lessons in Business
As crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter become more accessible than moneyed patrons, fine-arts schools want to spark students' entrepreneurial savvy.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Boston, R.I. events to host Catalpho films
Local filmmaker Alfred Thomas Catalfo will have a busy weekend with three of his short films screening at Boston Comic Con and two films at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Murray Riss keeps a dour expression, but with twinkling eyes beneath hooded lids.
'Mr. Piggy Dies in 25 Dimensions' Selected As Cartoon Brew's Student Fest Grand Prize Winner
We are pleased to announce that Cartoon Brew's fifth annual Student Animation Festival will launch tomorrow, August 5th, with the grand-prize winning work Mr. Piggy Dies in 25 Dimensions by Josh Sehnert.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Brattleboro Reformer
Night of poetry at Bartlebya s Books Aug. 6
Bartleby's Books will host three poetry reading by three poets on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. Robin Becker, Lee Bramble and Arlene Distler will each read from their most recent poetry collections, answer questions from the audience and sign their books.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Paolo Rivera: 'Daredevil' artist on 'Valiant' return to monthly comics
The cover for "The Valiant," a Valiant Entertainment miniseries drawn by Eisner Award winner Paolo Rivera and written by Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt .
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Dowling Walsh hosts diverse trio
Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St., will open three exhibitions showcasing the work of Colin Page, Eric Hopkins and Tadashi Moriyama during a 5 to 8 p.m. First Friday Art Walk reception Aug. 1. The shows will run through Aug. 30. "Colin Page: Summer" highlights Maine's iconic summer scenes from the artist's vantage point as a father in Midcoast ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Providence's Dean Hotel offers a fresh and hip vibe
Smack dab in the middle of Providence's bustling Downcity neighbourhood, the Dean brings a fresh and hip vibe to an otherwise drab collection of chain hotels.