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  • 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 [...]

  • Susan Novich, RISD CE student spotlight

Student Spotlight: Susan Novich

2021-08-26T15:42:16-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“My family relocated from Pittsburgh, PA to Barrington, RI and, at that time, RISD Continuing Education was offering their programs at Tillinghast Farm, including a course for adult learners called Children's Book Illustration. I've always had an interest in children's literature/children's book illustration and after looking into RISD CE I saw that they had [...]

  • RISD CE student spotlight: Katie Taylor

Student Spotlight: Katie Taylor

2021-08-26T16:06:57-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“A coworker of mine sent me the course catalog, suggesting I take a class to complement my role in the office. A year later, I'm on my way to completing a RISD CE Interactive Design certificate and building a portfolio entirely independent of my work experience! I always had an interest in web design [...]

  • RISD CE student spotlight: Erin Asbury

Student Spotlight: Erin Asbury

2021-08-26T16:08:13-04:00August 26th, 2021|

“My journey to RISD CE started when I was furloughed from my job over the summer and took my son to our pediatrician; she mentioned RISD was now virtual! Interior design was always a lifelong passion; this summer the pieces fell into place for me to finally pursue this dream! I was pleasantly surprised [...]

  • RISD CE instructor spotlight: Stefania Medeiros

Instructor Spotlight: Stefania Medeiros

2021-08-25T10:25:46-04:00August 25th, 2021|

“My journey to RISD CE began by chance and I didn't expect it to become such a significant part of my life. While I was living in California working as a makeup and special effects artist for film and TV, I began making jewelry as a hobby. Soon after moving back to Rhode Island, [...]

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