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...

December 18, 2014

"The new schools 'will be unlike anything the district has ever done before...'"


TLAD faculty Professor Paul Sproll and Senior Lecturer Janice DeFrances began work this month as members of the High School Design Advisory Group for two Carnegie High Schools that will be...

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...

November 3, 2014

RISD's Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design was very well represented at the recent Rhode Island Art Education Association's (RIAEA) 2015 awards ceremony and reception. Kurt Van Dexter (MAT '00) received the High School Art Educator award as well as overal...

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 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 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...

April 3, 2014

Shazia Sikander, RISD MFA, MacArtur Fellow and Art21 artist will give a presentation about her work as part of TLAD's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. The talk is scheduled for Tuesday April 15th at 6:30pm in the Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum of Art. Shahzia's talk is co-...

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