Faculty: Beth Mosher

Biography

Beth has a BA in Anthropology and an MFA in Industrial Design. As an undergraduate at the University of Chicago, she interned at the Smithsonian Institution, did observational studies and dissections of great apes and also worked on archaeological digs in Egypt and Bahrain. As a graduate student in Industrial Design, she interned at Smart Design. She has worked at frog design and at Nike in the Advanced Product Engineering group. Beth now works for clients on a broad range of projects from footwear to surgical devices.
 
In her practice-based research, Beth blends scientific processes and design methodologies to probe the relationship between objects and culture, mining our cultural past and present for insights into the possibilities of our collective future. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and has been featured in Adbusters, Azure, Ottagono, Core 77 and Wired Magazine.
 

Beth Mosher

Beth Mosher

Associate Professor
bmosher@risd.edu
401-454-6739

  • BA, University of Chicago
  • MFA, The University of Illinois

Courses
  • ID-24ST
    ADVANCED DESIGN: STUDIO
  • ID-243G
    GRADUATE ID SEMINAR I
  • ID-248G
    GRADUATE ID THESIS
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Diau Hall, BFA 10, Felt Flex Chair, Baltic Birch Plywood, Natural Fiber Industrial Felt, Stainless Steel and Copper