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  • Drawing Marathon

    01/28/2016
    Students in an intense Wintersession studio (re)discover the essential power of drawing.  

  • Heartbreaker

    01/27/2016
    A solo exhibition at the RISD Museum takes viewers on the road with Photography Critic Jesse Burke MFA 05 PH and his young daughter.

  • Under the Great Wide Open

    01/22/2016
    In an intense, performance-oriented workshop, RISD undergrads and Brown MFA candidates in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies make new discoveries through collaboration.

  • Balancing Act

    01/19/2016
    Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.

  • Inspiring Aspiring Artists

    01/15/2016
    After earning a master’s degree in teaching at RISD, high school art teacher Brian Hutcheson MAT 07 encourages his best students to apply to RISD. 

  • Strange New Terrain

    01/12/2016
    A group exhibition curated by Digital + Media faculty members Shona Kitchen, Alyson Ogasian and writer Jennifer Dalton Vincent investigates the human need to explore.

  • Young to Address Justice

    01/11/2016
    On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.

  • Addressing Issues of Aging

    12/22/2015
    Students collaborate with members of a local retirement community in designing solutions to social issues associated with aging. 

  • Inviting New Experiences

    12/21/2015
    Small-town dreamer Vaughan Carman 18 AP thanks the RISD community for awakening him to a world of possibilities. 

  • Clarifying Connections

    12/15/2015
    Grad students Lisa Maione 05 GD/MFA 16 and Elizabeth Leeper MFA 17 GD co-curate a multidisciplinary exhibition meant to highlight connections between disparate pieces.

  • Exploring Sound + Space at the RISD Museum

    12/11/2015
    Architecture students present an interactive, multimedia performance piece that brings the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery to life.

  • Finding Her Footing

    12/07/2015
    After a bit of culture shock last year, Yasemin Orhan 18 FAV has been adjusting to life far from Istanbul and warming to the camaraderie in the Film/Animation/Video department.

  • Design Like a Girl

    12/04/2015
    The Architecture department builds on its partnership with Providence’s Lincoln School, encouraging young women to engage with the built environment.

  • Illuminating Experiments

    12/03/2015
    Cross-disciplinary designer James Carpenter 72 IL pushes the properties of glass to infuse light into his award-winning work.

  • Taking RISD by Storm

    11/24/2015
    Sophomore Dennis Krawec 18 ID is determined to take advantage of every resource and experience RISD has to offer.

  • Stranger than Fiction

    11/23/2015
    RISD faculty member Alexandra Anthony’s most recent film Lost in the Bewilderness earns an Odysseus Award for Best Creative Documentary.

  • Hope and the Humanities

    11/20/2015
    Renowned critical theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaks with the RISD community about globalization and the role of an aesthetic education.  

  • Inspiring Conservation

    11/17/2015
    Maharam STEAM Fellow Kate Aitchison MFA 16 PR pursues projects that combine art and science for the good of the natural world.

  • Nonlinear Path to Pottery

    11/16/2015
    Celebrated ceramist Adam Silverman BArch 88 is an artist, designer, architect and craftsman rolled into one.

  • Illustrator as Public Intellectual

    11/12/2015
    In delivering the keynote address at an international gathering of illustrators, Rick Poyner challenged the audience to think about what the title of the symposium really means.

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A figure modeling class from 1916.