Benjamin Snyder

15 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) | Providence, RI

Spring 2017 - Present

Bachelor of Fine Arts Candidate in Drawing, Illustration Concentration Expected graduation 2019

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) | Baltimore, MD

Fall - 2015 - Dec. 2016

Merit based Scholarship



Design Image, Visual Thinking, Visual Strategies, Drawing for Illustrations, Concept Art, Drawing as Illustration, Electronic Media and Culture


Art & Visual Culture, Elements of Visual Thinking I&2, Critical Inquiry


Teacher Assistant, RISD - Providence, RI

Summer 2017

Guided and taught pre-college students. Taught Second hand to the instructor.                                      

Painter and builder, MICDS stage design, St. Louis, MO


Organized and assisted in assembly of stages. Lead in teaching new reroutes.


Employee, Snyder Engineering, Columbia, MO

Summer 2014                        

Filing transactions and bills. Work as shop hand on, grinding, and drilling.


Volunteer, Food Bank, St. Louis, MO

2012- 2013                             

Stacked, separated, and packaged food.


Volunteer, Dream Center, St. Louis, MO


Cleaned and washed dormitories, kitchen, and loo area in the shelter.

Entertained and helped children with PE class


Volunteer, Homes for Homeless, Reynosa, Mexico


Acted as a builder of the house. Assisted in painting and furnishing.


Volunteer, Sunshine Ministries St. Louis, MO


Cared for and entertained the children at the center. Assisted in cleaning and organizing class rooms and art rooms.



2016                                        Cow House Studios, East, Ireland

Was in a 3-week immersive drawing and painting program

2013                                        WASHU Summer Program, St. Louis, MO

Was in a 3-week intensive painting program, with drawing as a concentration

2014                                        RISD Summer Program, Providence, RI

Was in a 6-week intensive program majoring in drawing with design as concentration.