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.
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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.
This spring renowned
public artist Kristin Jones 79 SC
brings new explorations of space and time to an interdisciplinary studio
offered through Architecture.
When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.
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.
poet and Associate Professor Mairéad
Byrne curates and hosts a monthly feast of poetry, music and performance
open to the Providence public.
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.
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.
When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded
people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined
their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.
When Angela Davis visited RISD in January, students packed the auditorium to hear her speak.
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