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  • Remembering the Strangest Fruit

    12/06/2013
    Texas-based artist Vincent Valdez 00 IL mourns the violent past of men in Latino culture and spotlights their ongoing struggles for freedom and equality. 

  • Riley Really Shines

    12/04/2013
    As the founder and creative director of a motion graphics studio in Hollywood, Michael Riley 91 GD brings his versatile talents to the entertainment industry.

  • New Life for a Portuguese Palace

    11/26/2013
    Last week graduate students in an Interior Architecture studio traveled to Portugal to install site-specific interventions in Lisbon’s opulent Palácio Pombal.

  • Inspired Indy Label

    11/25/2013
    When visiting campus in November, womenswear designer Marcia Patmos 91 AP shared her disparate inspirations and the challenges of running her own business.

  • Supporting Syria’s Children

    11/25/2013
    Now living in the US, Syrian native Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 has co-founded Zeitouna to help children displaced by civil war.

  • Grad Show Glitters

    11/22/2013
    Powerful street art projects, a living mini-garden – and a watchful robotic eyeball – are on display in All That Glitters Are Not LEDs, the Digital + Media show now at RISD’s Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery.

  • NOT the Norm

    11/21/2013
    Inspired by music and dance, Jenny Lai 10 AP runs NOT, a womenswear clothing company known for combining artistry and functionality.

  • Making Speedbumps 4 Eels

    11/12/2013
    Students cast glass devices that will be used in a series of socially-charged experiments led by Natalie Jeremijenko, a NYU professor who facilitates whimsical interactions between humans and “non-humans.”

  • Working with American Treasures

    11/11/2013
    William Jacobs ARch/MID 80 turns the Library of Congress’ embarrassment of riches into a series of spellbinding stories.

  • Techstyle Haus in the Making

    11/07/2013
    A team of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) are readying their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.

  • A Growing Fascination with Materials

    11/05/2013
    Fascinating material experiments conducted by Diana Wagner MID 14 have resulted in revolutionary surface treatment techniques and innovative robotic textile garments.

  • Aiming Big

    11/05/2013
    Accomplished designer Antonio Ciutto, a new associate professor in Apparel Design, is helping RISD students to see design as part of a larger, holistic system.

  • Chronicling the Global Slave Trade

    10/28/2013
    RISD students enrolled in Dialogue Across the Diaspora are traveling to South Africa to curate a powerful exhibition that communicates their incisive research on the global slave trade.

  • Mapping Learning Reflects on RISD’s Essence

    10/28/2013
    RISD’s 2013–14 Mapping Learning series is bringing members of the campus community together for candid discussions about pedagogy, critique and new paradigms for learning.

  • MINDSHARE Inspires Budding Entrepreneurs

    10/24/2013
    Students welcomed advice and insights from successful entrepreneurs at the Career Center’s 2013 Mindshare.

  • Artists Explore Psychiatric Health

    10/24/2013
    Last summer painter Rebecca Chamberlain 91 AP gained new insights during a fascinating artist’s residency focused on health and healing.

  • The Stuff of Legends

    10/24/2013
    Bryan Konietzko 98 IL is living the dream – creating popular animated shows for Nickelodeon such as Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.

  • Michel Gondry’s Sunny Approach

    10/18/2013
    When visiting RISD, the French director screened his latest film, led a lively master class, spoke about his creative process and answered plenty of questions from adoring fans.

  • Spreading the Word

    10/17/2013
    Children’s book author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka 99 IL uses his creativity to both generate great stories that resonate with kids and market them strategically.

  • Historical Perspective

    10/15/2013
    Inspired by her HAVC concentration, Cait Cannon 14 GL aims to produce work that references what came before. 

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RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.