March 11, 2015


It is with great delight that we can announce an event at the American University in Dubai that brings together two Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design alumnae - Saba Quizilbash (MA 2004) and Salima Hasmi (MA) 1990. Saba, who is an adjunct faculty member...

January 24, 2015

Left to Right, Michelle Cheng, MA ’10; Kameko Branchaud, MA '14, Dr. Paul Sproll


I was, for a number of years, a member of the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Education Committee as well as an adviser to its Summer Design Institute for teachers, so knowing I...

November 12, 2014

Congratulations to Barbara Wong MA '95 Executive Director of CityArts Providence who was at the White House on Monday, November 10th to accept from First Lady, Michelle Obama a 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award in recognition for the extraordinary w...

August 11, 2014

Congratulations to Rebecca Bradley, MA '10 who was one of just four recipients of the 2014 Emerging Leader Award presented at the 14th Annual Kennedy Center Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference, August 1-4 in Chicago. Rebecca is Accessibility Coordinat...

July 27, 2014

Wonderful news about TLAD MA '09 alumna Elena Calderon Patino appeared in Sunday's (07.27.14)Providence Journal, which reported that "Elena Calderon Patino, of Providence has been appointed to the board of directors of The National Association of Latino Arts and C...

June 19, 2014

Artist-in-Residence and MA alumnus Munir Mohammed puts the final touches to a mural he created together with a band of 5 student "apprentices" at the William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School as part of a Project Open Door resid...

June 16, 2014


Art + Design 

as a Catalyst for 

Creative Thinking”


Paul Sproll, Professor and Department Head of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design was invited by MAT ’97 alumna Heidi Targee-Heid, a coordinating teacher at Stone Magnet Middle School in Melbourne, Fl...

May 21, 2014

Aaron Chang, MAT '04, who is now an assistant principal in a California high school, was the first person to suggest I ought read Clara Lieu's book "Learn, Create, Teach: A Guide To Building a Creative Life" and as a result of his recommendation I bought the book, invi...

May 9, 2014

"He teaches drawing,

gorilla art techniques

and digital storytelling..."


Congratulations to Brian Hutcheson, MAT '07 on his recent nomination by the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation for the 2014 Foundation of Art Award  "Most days you can find Brian at the C...

January 3, 2014

Maria Joana Santos, MA '12, who attended RISD as a Fulbright Scholar and is now Director of Education at Carpe Diem - Arte-e-Pesquisa, a contemporary art center in Lisbon Portugal, took the initiative to invite RISD's Department of Interior Architecture to join her in...

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