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  • Working with Rwandans

    11/26/2012
    Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.

  • Clay in Context at Hope High

    08/22/2012
    In a collaboration that reflects RISD’s commitment to critical making and community engagement, students in Ceramics and TLAD worked with local teens to create new tile murals for Providence's Hope High School.

  • Students Propose Public Art for Providence

    06/26/2012
    Students in a spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.

  • Textiles Student Named Udall Scholar

    06/07/2012
    Weaving fiber art together with years of environmental activism, Margaret Kearney 13 TX becomes the first-ever art school student to be recognized by the Udall Foundation.

  • Poetics of Space

    05/14/2012
    This spring renowned public artist Kristin Jones 79 SC brings new explorations of space and time to an interdisciplinary studio offered through Architecture.

  • AIGA Chief Advises Students

    05/07/2012
    When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.

  • Students Re-envision a Historic Gem

    05/03/2012
    Thanks to funding from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, graduate students in Interior Architecture are envisioning future uses for the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI.

  • Welcome to couscous

    05/02/2012
    Accomplished poet and Associate Professor Mairéad Byrne curates and hosts a monthly feast of poetry, music and performance open to the Providence public.

  • Ono Named First Gardner Fellow

    03/30/2012
    After winning a competitive fellowship, Landscape Architecture faculty member Takuma Ono will engage in research on dredging during a three-month residency at the Gardner Museum in Boston.

  • Maharam Fosters Creative Infusion

    02/28/2012
    Known for its interdisciplinary collaborations, international textile leader Maharam is sponsoring a new fellowship opportunity for RISD students to intern with governmental and nonprofit agencies.

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In informal crits, students are called on to defend their own work and provide constructive feedback to each other.