RISD Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu




I am the founder of Art Prof, a free website for learning visual arts. From 2007-2020, I was an Adjunct Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design where I taught in the departments of Foundation Studies, Printmaking, Painting, and Illustration.

I have written for the New York Times, done lectures at Brown University, the National Art Education Association conference, and in Vancouver and China. My work has been profiled on WBUR, Artsy, Hyperallergic, Inside Higher Ed, WCVB’s Chronicle, and KPCC.

I have received artist grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and the Puffin FoundationMy work has been exhibited at the International Print Center New York, the Danforth Museum of Art, the Currier Museum of Art, and the Davis Museum and Cultural Center.

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