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Rabat Media

RISD EDU – Art in Embassies Morocco Mission Accomplished

RISD EDU – Nearly four years ago, sculptor Jim Drain 98 SC worked with an interdisciplinary group of students over Winter session to create a site-specific work for the new US embassy then under construction in Rabat, Morocco. Board of Trustees Vice Chair Lisa Pevaroff-Cohn 83 TX (above right) supported the Art in Embassies: Morocco […]

Questions For Offbeat Materials Artist Jim Drain

Questions for Offbeat Materials Artist Jim Drain by Allison Meier. Q: It’s been eight years since you’ve had a major exhibition in Los Angeles. What do you have planned for “Drain Expressions” at PRISM? It is a homecoming of sorts. I moved to L.A. after school for a year. Allison Miller and Kerry Tribe were […]
Jim Drain teaching at RISD
RISD Morocco project students and Jim Drain

Boston Globe – New Art for New Embassy – RISD creates art for U.S. Embassy Morocco

Boston Globe – Students at the Rhode Island School of Design are getting a crash course in international diplomacy as they work with a professional sculptor on artwork for a new U.S. embassy in Morocco. The collaboration with the U.S. State Department’s ART in Embassies program is a first for the premiere arts school in […]

AIE RISD and Jim Drain Rabat sculpture project

Jim Drain shares some images with Art in Embassies, of the process up until casting of the new sculpture for the U.S. Embassy in Rabat. The images were taken from his time with RISD students throughout the process.
RISD Morocco project students and Jim Drain

Rhode Island School of Design creates US embassy art

RI School of Design creates US embassy art Students at the Rhode Island School of Design are getting a crash course in international diplomacy as they work with a professional sculptor on artwork for a new U.S. Embassy in Morocco. The collaboration with the U.S. State Department’s ART in Embassies program is a first for […]

RISD and AIE partner with Jim Drain

Rhode Island School of Design Partners with the U.S. Department of State’s Office of ART in Embassies Visiting artist Jim Drain (RISD BFA 98/Sculpture) is leading Art in Embassies: Morocco, a Wintersession 2012 studio course at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), as the first phase of a multiyear partnership between RISD and the U.S. […]
Jim Drain teaching at RISD
Mildred Howard, Island People on Blue Mountain IV, 2012, Color monoprint with collage

Mildred Howard in Rabat, Morocco

While in Morocco at the behest of the ART in Embassies Program, American artist Mildred Howard shared her artistic expertise in a slide lecture entitled “Art and the Found Object” with groups of students in Casablanca at the School of Fine Arts as well as Tetouan. Howard also shared her knowledge of contemporary African American […]