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  • Sound Vision

    Foundation Studies Programs Head Shawn Greenlee 96 PR has earned a MacColl Johnson Fellowship to explore ancient Asian instruments in the context of new technology. 

  • Biennial Showcases Teachers’ Talents

    The 2015 Faculty Biennial at the RISD Museum presents an enticing mix of vibrant work – including crowd-pleasing surprises.

  • Painting from Life

    Julie Gearan’s unconventional portrait of outgoing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee captures his spirit and the mood of his term in office.

  • Latin American Perspective

    Recently hired Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies Paula Gaetano Adi brings a cultural perspective to her work in new media.

  • Smart Textiles

    New Assistant Professor of Textiles Jesse Asjes is experimenting with wearable technology, combining solid chips with soft knitwear.

  • Land and Sea

    Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.

  • Designing Healthy Communities

    Architects, designers, researchers and policy makers discuss strategies for initiating change and rethinking America’s unhealthiest neighborhoods.

  • Fighting Ebola

    Students and faculty collaborate to brainstorm new tools and techniques for battling the epidemic in West Africa.

  • New Directions in South Asian Art

    Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Chitra Ganesh hosts a panel discussion on contemporary South Asian art in conjunction with an exhibition of her recent work.

  • Research + Design

    Claudia Rebola, a new associate professor in Industrial Design, revels in RISD’s diverse perspectives and shared passions. 

These FAV students are using shadow puppets to create an evocative film.