News

Finding Common Creative Ground

As of this fall RISD students can pursue interdisciplinary concentrations in two new areas: Drawing or Computation, Technology and Culture.

The Transformative Power of Art

New AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow Adela Goldbard believes in the political power of art to generate critical thinking and social transformation.

Carving a Personal Path at RISD

Rising senior Dennis Krawec 18 ID is studying Chinese in Beijing and preparing for an unconventional final year at RISD.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

In RISD’s newest academic concentration, students create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

Tee Time on the Terrace

First-year students in a Spatial Dynamics class invite the RISD community to a round of miniature golf outside of the RISD Museum.

Paris Returns Recharged

At a spring sabbatical presentation, Associate Professor Norm Paris 00 IL shared the inspirations that energize his obsessive research.

Making it Work Post-RISD

Four alumni with remarkably different real-world experience came to RISD in late February for a panel discussion called Working it. Making it Work.

Diving Straight In

As a first-year student Nevin Dunn 20 IL is pushing his conceptual thinking to places he hadn’t yet imagined—and loving the challenge.

Artists' Books Chosen as Keepers

Beautiful artist books by students have been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the RISD Library.

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