Rhode Island Capitol
Rhode Island Capitol Building, Providence, Rhode Island © Author Adventures

The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence is well-known for training artists in a wide variety of fields, and has graduated many of today’s authors and illustrators. The museum (see http://risdmuseum.org/) features more than 25,000 items in its Prints, Drawings, and Photographs collection.

Examples are on the collection’s website page at http://risdmuseum.org/art_design/collections/prints_drawings_and_photographs.

Alumni of RISD include writers/illustrators David Macaulay and Chris Van Allsburg.

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This is the second stop on our Rhode Island Trail!

Patricia Smart