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  • Wild and Precious

    04/04/2013
    On April 2 faculty member Jesse Burke MFA 05 PH spoke about his work and influences as part of Photography’s T.C. Colley Lecture Series.

  • Architectural Impact

    04/04/2013
    The 2013 Landscape + Architecture Spring Lecture Series is introducing students to the work and experiences of eight practicing professionals.

  • Hood Writes of Love and Loss

    04/04/2013
    The Obituary Writer, the latest novel by Literary Arts + Studies faculty member Ann Hood, is a top pick in the April issue of Oprah

  • Stepping Into Shoemaking

    04/03/2013
    RISD designers are leaping into the world of traditional shoemaking – a highly specialized craft that's rooted in centuries-old European tradition.

  • Kaplan to Collect 2013 Alumni Award

    04/02/2013
    The RISD Alumni Association will present its Art and Education Award to Tamara Kaplan MA/MAT 00 at RISD’s June 1 Commencement ceremony. 

  • ‘Jewel Thieves’ Sparkles

    03/28/2013
    The 2013 Jewelry + Metalsmithing graduate biennial exhibition invites visitors to expand their own concept of adornment and what constitutes wearable art.

  • Kalman to Deliver Commencement Keynote

    03/25/2013
    Illustrator Maira Kalman will deliver the keynote at Commencement, where she will receive an honorary degree, as will designer Karl Gerstner and environmentalist Bill McKibben.

  • Students Unveil New Museum Pieces

    03/22/2013
    New site-specific works by student winners of this year’s SITINGS competition are now on view at the RISD Museum.

  • Leading Companies Tap RISD Talent

    03/22/2013
    Students connected with representatives from more than 160 major tech businesses, iconic apparel brands and design studios during RISD’s 2013 Design Portfolio Review.

  • Art in the Age of YouTube

    03/19/2013
    In the course From Avant-Garde to YouTube, students created provocative media projects and reflective installations.

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At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.