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Student Spotlight: Nico Ecenarro

2020-07-27T18:56:14-04:00July 26th, 2020|

“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 about [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education spotlight: Jood Al-Saleh, Pre-College student

Student Spotlight: Jood Al-Saleh

2020-07-27T14:06:49-04:00July 25th, 2020|

“I first heard about RISD from an alum, a very well-known architect, Bernard Khoury, whose work has inspired me over the years. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity of spending a summer learning at RISD! My journey to RISD began the moment I submitted my application to RISD Pre-College. The best part of RISD is [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education Spotlight: John Gonzalez, instructor

Instructor Spotlight: John Gonzalez

2020-07-27T14:07:24-04:00July 24th, 2020|

“I grew up in Providence and wanted nothing more than to attend RISD as a student, which I did as an undergraduate in the early 2000s. RISD really is a special world. When I was a student, I remember being immersed in this world–being physically located in Providence, but also as a portal into another [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education student spotlight: Elena Peters, Summer Programs apparel design

Student Spotlight: Elena Peters

2020-07-27T14:10:05-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

“My journey to RISD began when I walked in the apparel design classroom as a visitor. I then took the Upcycled Couture: Refashioning Garments course offered through RISD Summer Programs and went into it with little knowledge of sewing. When I left, I had the skills to sew by myself. Every day I learned something [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education Spotlight: Milo McNeel

Student Spotlight: Milo McNeel

2020-07-27T14:08:56-04:00July 22nd, 2020|

"RISD is a school I've been interested in for a long time. After first hearing about it from my art teacher in Texas and then learning about the Pre-College program, I thought it would be a really great opportunity to test the waters and push myself out of my comfort zone as an artist. The [...]

  • Elizabeth Palko, RISD CE Interior Design certificate graduate

Certificate Graduate Spotlight: Elizabeth Palko

2020-07-16T10:40:49-04:00July 13th, 2020|

“My husband died of ALS and it was time for me to think about my new life ahead of me. I needed time to heal; what better way to work through grief and loss than in a studio class engaging your mind and learning new things with giving people, so I entered the Interior [...]

  • Jordan Arruda, RISD CE certificate student

Certificate Graduate Spotlight: Jordan Arruda

2020-07-16T10:35:49-04:00July 13th, 2020|

“I wanted to expand on my knowledge of graphic design and knew it would be a one-of-a-kind experience. My desire to grow as a designer grew even stronger with RISD CE. I was surprised by my experience in their certificate program and how hands-on it was; I learned a lot about the making process [...]

  • Helene Boutserin, RISD CE certificate graduate

Certificate Graduate Spotlight: Hélène Boutserin

2020-08-05T18:27:25-04:00July 13th, 2020|

“Coming from France to Providence with my family for a couple of years, I had the opportunity to make a break in my professional life and explore new fields. RISD CE looked like the perfect fit to awaken the creative part of myself! I decided to enroll in the Interior Design certificate program. I [...]

  • Jessica Metzler, RISD CE certificate graduate

Certificate Graduate Spotlight: Jessica Metzler

2020-07-16T10:36:05-04:00July 13th, 2020|

“My journey to RISD began when I decided to move out of my comfort zone. I believe in finding ways to bring art and creativity into my everyday life. I thought I'd just take one RISD CE class … and then I couldn't stop! I had thought I was most interested in graphic design, [...]

  • Gordon Riley, RISD CE certificate graduate

Certificate Graduate Spotlight: Gordon Riley

2020-07-16T10:36:13-04:00July 9th, 2020|

“I originally chose to start taking courses at RISD CE because I wanted to learn more about visual effects and motion graphics. Although I moved forward on a certificate program immediately, I had wrestled with the idea of taking a course here for years, always battling the misnomer that YouTube could do it just [...]