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  • Starting Something New

    Now that he has been named a 2015–16 Changemaker Fellow, William Zheng 17 ID hopes to inspire other students to pursue their interest in socially conscious startups.

  • Photographic Memory

    Photo historian Jung Joon Lee brings a keen eye and an international perspective to her new position as an assistant professor of the History of Art and Visual Culture. 

  • Uprooting White Privilege

    Noted activist Tim Wise speaks to the RISD community about combatting systemic racism and making socially relevant artwork.

  • Making Something from Nothing

    Artist and urban interventionist Theaster Gates talks about the transformative power of art at the 2015 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture. 

  • Naturally Sustainable

    Interested in how textile design can empower rural communities, Maharam Fellows Lyza Baum 16 TX and Emilie Jehng 16 TX  researched natural dye practices on the remote Filipino island of Bohol.

A figure modeling class from 1916.