Department Head | Professor Paul Sproll's teaching and research centers on an inquiry-based pedagogy for art and design education...More
Assistant Professor | Shana Cinquemani's research interests are grounded in theories of early childhood art education, the conceptualization of children’s art as a meaningful socio-cultural practice, connections between art and play, curriculum inquiry and theory, ethical research practices with children, and relationships between children and adults in the art classroom space.
Professor | Nancy Friese is a painter-printmaker in the lineage of American landscape artists. Her practice of experiential on-site painting and drawing posits landscape in a philosophical and phenomenal space...More
Senior Lecturer | Dr. Janice DeFrances is an experienced school leader and mental health advocate with a proven history of innovator, effective program development and team building for meaningful change is learning environments...More
Senior Critic | Nadine Gerdts has worked on non-profit community-based design and planning projects in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for over 20 years...More
MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN ART + DESIGN EDUCATION ALUMNI
Mari Robles is the Senior Managing Educator, Public Programs and Creative Practice at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lauren Allen is Associate Director of risd| Project Open Door - the College's access program for urban teens.
Adrienne Gagnon is the co-founder and Executive Director of Downcity Design, a Providence community-based design & build non-profit.
Melita Morales is an educational consultant and doctoral candidate in Curriculum Studies at Boston University.
is a Teaching Artist and a Community Activist on a passionate quest to provide enriching, creative arts experiences to the under-served in various communities.
Colleen Andrews is Director of Arts Education at Angels Gate Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California
Felice Cleveland is Director of Education and Public Programs for the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas.
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MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING (MAT) ALUMNI
Nick Prado teaches art & design at the international school Ivy Collegiate Academy in Taichung, Taiwan.
Dr. Sarabeth Berk is Assistant Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, University of Colorado, Boulder.
is Art, Design, and Photography teacher at Southern Berkshire Regional School District, Sheffield, Massachusetts
Jane is a editorial consultant for Davis Publications and a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, Teachers College
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