On 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.
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young alumni continue the RISD tradition of winning national grants to study
Professor 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.
On 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.
RISD partners with Providence and local arts groups to reimagine downtown as a destination for the arts.
In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
RISD partners with Japanese font developer Morisawa to explore creative leadership and innovation through art and design.
A Congressional briefing, led by RISD, raises awareness about the importance of integrating art and design with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education as an essential component of the national innovation agenda.
Six faculty members work with dozens of Architecture students to design and build a community garden that brings together preschoolers, the elderly and everyone in between.
Graduate students in 16 disciplines showcase their work in a culminating exhibition, opening May 19th at the Providence Convention Center.
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