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Friday Aug 29 | Washington Times

Artist's paintings inspired by Facebook photos

When you post photographs of yourself and your friends on Facebook, you never really know where they might show up.


Related Topix: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Painting, Arts

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

If Thomas Edison's Trees Could Talk

During the decades that Thomas Edison lived and worked in West Orange, N.J., until his death in 1931, the famous inventor filed more than half of his nearly 1,100 patents and founded the world's first motion-picture studio.


Related Topix: Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology, Home Listing, Home

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Alternative Press

'Transformed: Looking at the Age of Edison Through the Witness Trees...

Trees at Thomas Edison's Glenmont Estate felled by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 have received new life in the hands of students from the Rhode Island School of Design.


Related Topix: West Orange, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Star Online

Andalusia was the home of Flannery O'Connor in Milledgeville. - MCT photos

AS soon as you turn off I-20 about an hour east of Atlanta in Georgia, the United States, everything changes.


Related Topix: Georgia, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Tufts University, Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Secaucus, NJ, North Bergen, NJ

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Art

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 .


Related Topix: Coil, Industrial

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.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

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."


Related Topix: Secaucus, NJ

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 .


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Newtown Square, PA, Fine Arts, Chester County, PA, West Chester, PA

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Art Center College of Design

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.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

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.


Related Topix: The Juilliard School, Berklee College of Music, Otis College of Art & Design, Pratt Institute, New York

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.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

Mon Aug 04, 2014


Murray Riss

Murray Riss keeps a dour expression, but with twinkling eyes beneath hooded lids.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Photography, City College of New York, New York, City University of New York, Memphis College of Art

Cartoon Brew

'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.