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  • RISD Reads WAO – Together

    09/07/2012
    All 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.

  • Recognizing a Living Legend

    09/06/2012
    RISD 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. 

  • Clay in Context at Hope High

    08/22/2012
    In 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.

  • Reimagining Medical Communications

    08/17/2012
    In 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.

  • BEASTS Benefits from RISD Work

    07/31/2012
    In 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.

  • Fallen Star Stuck on Rooftop

    07/26/2012
    Passersby 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.

  • Yoga Works

    07/16/2012
    Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.

  • Picturing Infinity

    07/09/2012
    The first comprehensive museum survey of work by glass alum Josiah McElheny 89 GL is attracting well-deserved attention at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art.

  • Students Propose Public Art for Providence

    06/26/2012
    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.

  • Geometry Meets the World of Making

    06/21/2012
    When architect Eduardo Benamor Duarte had an idea for building with porcelain blocks, he turned to RISD’s Ceramics department experts for help.

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The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.