Friday, March 21, 2014
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum

Moderators: John Dunnigan & Sarah Ganz Blythe
Panelists: Dale Broholm, Daniel Cavicchi, Philippa Lyon, Teshia Treuhaft

What are effective methods, practices, experiences and strategies necessary for building knowledge in design? What are the relevant links among ideas, skills, research and critical making? After brief presentations related to pedagogy from each panelist, Professor John Dunnigan will moderate a discussion to explore ways in which education in art and design can help to build creative practice.

Dr. Philippa Lyon is a Research Fellow on the Faculty of Arts at the University of Brighton, UK whose recent research is on drawing in design education.
Daniel Cavicchi is Professor of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences and the Dean of Liberal Arts at RISD.
Dale Broholm is Senior Critic in the Department of Furniture Design at RISD and Founder of The Witness Tree Project.
Teshia Treuhaft is a Graduate Student in the Department of Furniture Design whose thesis involves research into pedagogy and RISD 2050.
Sarah Ganz Blythe is the Director of Education at the RISD Museum.
John Dunnigan is Professor and Head of the Department of Furniture Design.