09/12/2012Professor Seth Stem works with BASF to develop new uses for an eco-friendly, hemp-based alternative to plastic.
09/07/2012All incoming undergrads are reading Junot Díaz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel as part of the 2012 Common Reading Program – and then meeting the author in November.
09/06/2012RISD is working to raise funds for an endowed scholarship in honor of Professor Emeritus Malcolm Grear, an internationally known graphic designer who was also one of the school’s most highly respected teachers.
08/22/2012In 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.
08/17/2012In the spring studio Communicating Medical Risk, Brown undergraduates teamed up with RISD art and design majors to look at better ways of disseminating medical information.
07/31/2012In the breakthrough
film Beasts of the Southern Wild, an
apocalyptic fairytale comes to life thanks to amazing contributions from Annie Evelyn 99 FD/MFA 07, Sophie Kosofsky 06 FD, Jonathan Mosca 07 PR and Eliza Zeitlin 07 SC.
07/26/2012Passersby are hoping the 35-ton house Do Ho Suh 94 PT has placed teetering off a seven-story building in southern
California is more illusion than reality. But it’s actually a bit of both.
07/16/2012Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help
them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.
comprehensive museum survey of work by glass alum Josiah McElheny 89 GL is attracting well-deserved attention at Boston’s
Institute of Contemporary Art.
06/26/2012Students 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.
06/21/2012When architect Eduardo
Benamor Duarte had an idea for building with porcelain blocks, he turned to
RISD’s Ceramics department experts for help.
06/21/2012Inspired by recent interaction with Asia’s top creative leaders, President John Maeda reflects on his own experiences as an artist and designer of Asian descent.
06/11/2012When illustrators from around the world converge on Providence from June 13–16, the ICON7 conference will bear a distinct RISD stamp.
06/07/2012Weaving 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.
06/05/2012On Saturday, June 2, thousands of family members and friends celebrated a major rite of passage for 645 graduates who
collected their hard-earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from RISD.
06/05/2012RISD Painting Critic Dawn Clements has been awarded a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work, inspired by melodrama and film noir, that the Village Voice has dubbed “still lifes that refuse to be still.”
06/04/2012A series of workshops linking RISD and the MIT Media Lab has set the stage for this month's CreativeMornings “pop-up” event at RISD, part of an international conversation on the intersection of arts and technology.
by RISD Professor Duane Slick
are featured in We Are Here!: The Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship, which opened on June 2
at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye
Center in New York.
and alumnus Kenneth Lewis BArch 83
brings his expertise about post-9/11 skyscrapers to the spring semester Tall Building Studio.
05/30/2012Art and technology make for a
powerful mix, as creative thinkers around the world will confirm during a
series of inspiring breakfast talks in June.
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