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  • Heather Caunt-Nulton, RISD CE student spotlight

Student Spotlight: Heather Caunt-Nulton

2021-11-29T16:02:37-05:00November 29th, 2021|

“I love learning and am always looking for ways to improve my art. I was interested in photography and my husband was the one who encouraged me to take all of these wonderful courses. I’m looking forward to incorporating my two creative passions, henna and photography, once we can safely make personal connections again.” [...]

  • Brian O'Malley, RISD CE student spotlight

Student Spotlight: Brian O’Malley

2021-11-29T16:01:21-05:00November 29th, 2021|

“My journey to RISD CE began when I opened a beautiful color brochure in 2009 and began to consider which class to take first. I joined the Animation certificate program to expand my skillset and make new work, which met all of my expectations and more; it was great to see the work being [...]

  • Ava Varszegi, RISD CE student spotlight

Student Spotlight: Ava Varszegi

2021-11-29T15:58:57-05:00November 29th, 2021|

“My journey to RISD CE started when I was a kid taking RISD Young Artist classes. The variety of course content kept me entertained and it was refreshing to be in classrooms with students I didn't go to school with. In many ways, I had similar feelings as an adult; the studio environment is [...]

  • Matthew Manning, RISD CE instructor spotlight

Instructor Spotlight: Matthew Manning

2021-11-29T15:43:08-05:00November 29th, 2021|

Get to know Matthew Manning, a RISD Continuing Education instructor for animation and stop-motion courses: Matthew started animating as a child with a Super 8 camera in his parent’s garage. He attended California State University Long Beach, where he studied radio/television/film and minored in speech communications. While working at the Museum of Tolerance as [...]

  • Susana Montañez, RISD CE student spotlight

Student Spotlight: Susana Montañez

2021-08-26T15:41:24-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“I took my first RISD CE class back in 2013 when I was an au pair in Mystic, CT. My visa required me to attend a formal educational setting and my host family recommended RISD (as I have a bachelor's degree in advertising design in Mexico). I Googled RISD to see what they were [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education Spotlight: Darrel Sutton, Painting Studies certificate program student

Student Spotlight: Darrel Sutton

2021-08-26T15:48:55-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“My youngest daughter is a sophomore in college, which means that I now have time for myself. RISD CE offers certificate programs that fit my budget and schedule. I’m on the quest of becoming a better painter, but Applied Color was the first art class that I had taken since middle school. I had no [...]

  • Vivian Perez-Salamero, RISD CE student spotlight

Student Spotlight: Vivian Perez-Salamero

2021-08-26T15:41:36-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“I graduated from a business university and I wanted to get more exposure to the art world. I learned about RISD Continuing Education at the beginning of 2020 when I lived in Providence, RI. I joined the Painting Studies certificate program, which has kept me sane throughout the past year! These classes pushed me [...]

Student Spotlight: Nico Ecenarro

2021-08-26T16:04:10-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“RISD is a part of the creative pantheon. Rhode Island School of Design raises the eyebrows of people inside and outside the artist community. You don't build a name and reputation like that without a consistent program and high standards, both of which I wanted to learn from. I was surprised to find out [...]

  • Heather Zhao, RISD CE Photography and Interior Design certificate graduate

Student Spotlight: Heather Zhao

2021-08-27T12:42:56-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“What I love about the way photography is taught at RISD CE is how the emphasis is on the message that your creativity conveys. I think I had a little bit of creativity before, but this program completely elevated it to a different level.” —Heather Zhao, 2018 RISD CE Photography and Interior Design certificate [...]

  • RISD CE student spotlight: Marsha Borden

Student Spotlight: Marsha Borden

2021-08-26T16:04:01-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“Due to COVID-19 and the resulting restrictions, I have been more open to considering different kinds of learning, i.e. in computer-based, virtual modalities. I am a hands-on, tactile person; I will always go for the physical book rather than the e-book, the in-person class rather than the online class, but accessing online professional development [...]

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