Stories about studios + projects

Shechet’s Shenanigans at the RISD Museum

Celebrated ceramist and RISD alumna Arlene Shechet MFA 78 CR plays with the classic tradition of high-end Meissen porcelain.

Hiebert Finds Her Footing

Things clicked into place when Jenna Hiebert 14 CR began working with clay and figured out that Ceramics was a natural fit for her interests and temperament.

Creating an Arts Collective in Colombia

Artist Andrés Monzón-Aguirre 09 PT/CR is working to realize his dream for an international art center on his family’s former coffee plantation.

Working with Rwandans

Fourteen artists who met at RISD have teamed up with a print shop, a design firm and a women's association in Rwanda to raise funds through their artwork for a very tangible goal: to build community housing in a rural Rwandan village.

Mixing Major Curiosities

Student ceramicists are working with visiting artists to create marvelous – and sometimes unorthodox – projects.

Clay in Context at Hope High School

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.

Geometry in the Making

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

Student Artwork Gains Exposure at RISD Exposé

With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.

MacNeil, a Master of the Medium

Linda MacNeil 76 SC began her jewelry career when she was just a teenager – twisting wire from her father’s basement workbench and borrowing her mother’s car to sell the earrings, necklaces and belts she crafted to passersby in Hanover, NH.

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles