09/29/2011On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’s leadership role in advocating for the role of art and design in fostering innovation.
young alumni continue the RISD tradition of winning national grants to study
09/16/2011In Wonderstruck, Brian Selznick 88 IL pushes
his breakthrough storytelling form even further than in his Caldecott Medal winner, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which will debut later this fall as a film directed by Martin Scorsese.
09/15/2011Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the
Sculpture department, uses recycled plastic bottles to make people think about issues of
consumption and sustainability when viewing her new installation in the Providence River.
09/14/2011From cotton to candy, Apparel Design students created
eye-catching designs for two industry-sponsored competitions in conjunction
with New York Fashion Week.
09/08/2011Under the leadership of Professor Paul Sproll, RISD’s Project Open Door college access program for urban teens looks to build on its
08/17/2011In a course called Entrepreneur, Oren Sherman 78 IL is inspiring students to build on their considerable problem-solving skills to market their own talents.
08/17/2011Plenty of RISD energy is driving the discussions this month at MoMA PS1’s stellar Summer School.
08/16/2011A year-long series of RISD entrepreneurship initiatives is culminating in a trip to Berlin, Germany for Kellie Riggs 11 JM, winner of an Etsy Fellowship for small business and sustainability.
08/16/2011On August 30th, recent RISD graduate Jake Zien 11 GD makes his TV debut on Quirky, a new reality show on the Sundance Channel that brings innovation to life by showing the process and personalities behind successful inventions.
08/02/2011Printmaking alumnus Mitch
Marti 96 PR opens his new press to artists while continuing his own digital explorations of the Western landscape.
07/21/2011Artist Sarah Small 01 PH is bringing the emotion and humanity of 15th-century paintings alive through an intriguing series of experimental performance art pieces.
07/18/2011RISD partners with Providence and local arts groups to reimagine downtown as a destination for the arts.
07/15/2011In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
07/12/2011Assistant Professor Nicole Merola spearheads a new program inviting all incoming RISD students to read and respond to a classic horror novel set in Providence.
07/11/2011RISD partners with Japanese font developer Morisawa to explore creative leadership and innovation through art and design.
07/12/2011Working with Associate Professor Leslie Fontana, ID students
designed a prototype that’s now featured in the Progressive Insurance TV ads promoting its new
07/01/2011Illustration and FAV majors
swept the 2011 New York Society of Illustrators competition, one of the most
hotly contested student competitions in the country.
06/23/2011At the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, President Maeda will speak to a global audience about the fundamental value of art and design.
06/23/2011A solo show and film
featuring the vital modernist work of Ruth
Adler Schnee 45 IA, a legendary textiles artist who is still designing
today, complements the Venice Biennale.
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