Marie Otsuka

Graphic Design




Marie Otsuka is currently an MFA candidate at the Rhode Island School of Design. Originally from Japan, she moved to the States in 2001. From drawing letterforms to front-end development, she engages in graphic design as a wide-ranging practice. Prior to RISD, Marie worked at a sustainability non-profit in New York as a designer / developer. She has worked with clients in New York and the Bay since then, and spent the past summer in the Netherlands and Spain as a RISD Maharam fellow. Marie has a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Chicago.



Marie has instructed the following courses at the Rhode Island School of Design.

  • 2018 Winter: Web Design
  • 2017 Fall: Web Programming Workshops
  • 2017 Spring: Web Programming Workshops
  • 2017 Winter: Web Design
  • 2016 Winter: Web Design


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