Mike Ryan

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Position: Art Director / Designer
May 17, 2018 No Commentby

Position: Art Director / Designer

Available: immediately Posted: 5/17/18 Motif is looking for a new lead designer! Required skills include Photoshop, InDesign, PrePress knowledge, some ...

20 Year Celebration for RIPR Accessible to All
May 16, 2018 No Commentby

20 Year Celebration for RIPR Accessible to All

Torey Malatia, known for his work with Ira Glass on “This American Life,” is the president and CEO of Rhode ...

investiGATE: Border Crossings
April 18, 2018 No Commentby

investiGATE: Border Crossings

Marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts. Based on recent legislative activity in Connecticut, that state may also reach legalization soon. ...

About Photographer Sam Stiles
April 16, 2018 No Commentby

About Photographer Sam Stiles

How did you get into photography? I started working with photos and video because I struggled to tell stories as ...

Curing Ill-Advised Piercing Combos
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Curing Ill-Advised Piercing Combos

In many ways, the least qualified person to assess your appearance is … you. First of all, you can check ...

2018 Tattoo Awards!
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

2018 Tattoo Awards!

  It’s time for Motif’s annual tattoo contest. We’d love to have you participate. Please vote! For best results, zoom in ...

Lunch with Garrison
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Lunch with Garrison

The day was overcast but gentle when Kate Lohman and I met at Three Sisters Café in Providence. I’d heard ...

Flying in All Types of Weather
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Flying in All Types of Weather

Leroy doesn’t have gloves. To protect his fingers from the cold – which is pretty intense today – he keeps ...

Learning to Fly
December 6, 2017 No Commentby

Learning to Fly

“That’s right. Look at that, you just took off,” said the flight instructor, with a tone calm enough to soothe ...

ACA Update: Dec 31 New Enrollment Deadline and Other Changes
December 6, 2017 No Commentby

ACA Update: Dec 31 New Enrollment Deadline and Other Changes

As of this writing, the ACA – its common moniker, Obamacare, now gets bandied about as both a holy grail ...