illustration

‘Rivers To The Sea’ Opens

A new exhibit — “Rivers to the Sea” — by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators New England (GNSINE) will be on view at the Atrium Gallery starting Monday. Our theme for this exhibit is New England watersheds which contain a vast array of ecological systems. Each of these ecological systems supports a wide variety …

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Senior Shows At Woods-Gerry — ‘Illustration’

(2.25) The Senior Shows at the RISD Woods-Gerry Gallery kicked off this week with Illustration. Seen here is the mesmerizing ‘A Brigade!’ (colored pencil, watercolor, acrylic) by Sean Lark Reece. A wide range of media is on display in the show including ink, screen printing, pastel on paper, paper pulp, oil, digital, and 3D digital. …

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‘Creative Marriage of Words And Images’ At ISB

And The New York Times’s biggest illustration ever! (More on that later.) It’s great seeing a resurgence of artists being hired for commercial illustration work. Computers had the artists back on their heels for a while there. But most computer-generated art has such a specific look and feel to it, that the medium actually does …

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RISD Illustration Faculty Exhibition

Pieces from RISD’s Illustration Faculty are up now through November 30 at the ISB Gallery facing on the Canal Walk. Seen here is ‘The Kirklands’ by Kelly Murphy and ‘Jacobs Point’ by Nick Jainschigg. Also showing is Rhode Island native Mary Jane Begin of My Little Pony fame. She has two paintings from ‘The Dragons …

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Architectural Illustrator Speaks At Lippitt House

(2.21) The Providence Preservation Society hosts a lecture and book-signing by architectural illustrator Joe McKendry tonight at Lippitt House. This is free for students and PPS members. In 2012, McKendry published a beautiful new book on the history of New York’s most famous intersection, “One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of …

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Walker Mettling Presents 100 Very Short Stories — Wednesday

On Wednesday, December 8th, Providence Community Library and Walker Mettling present “100 Very Short Stories” at the Knight Memorial Library. Ten writers will be reading 100 very, very SHORT stories which will also be illustrated live by Jean Cozzens! The readers are: Kevin Delaney, Joanna Howard, Jenny Nichols, Louis Haling, Bobby Casey, Jenine Bressner, Jack …

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Kids’ Lit Gallery Open

URI’s Providence campus is featuring a two-story exhibit called “Imagination!  The World of Children’s Book Illustrations” that’s free and open to the public.  If you get down there tonight (oops, which is now), you’ll make the opening reception, which features both book signings and readings.  If not, you can still see the work of thirty-five …

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Adrian Tomine @ RISD

Drawn & Quarterly artist and New Yorker contributor Adrian Tomine will offer a presentation of his cartooning career, in the RISD Auditorium on Friday, February 29 at 7pm. A book signing of his latest graphic novel Shortcomings will immediately follow. Shortcomings will be on sale in the Auditorium lobby prior to the presentation. This event …

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