Stories about studios + projects

Wrestling with Ongoing Injustices

In a recent talk, visiting artist Vincent Valdez 00 IL illuminated the process behind his stark and unsettling images of American society.

50 Years of Wonder

A look at how the department teaches students to take risks, cross disciplinary divides and write their own stories as professional artists.

Morphing as a Maker

In collaborating with fellow New Yorkers, designer Pam Prichett 82 GL rediscovers the joy of working with her hands—and launches a new business in the process.

Preservation Along the Potomac

Architect and artist Ming-Yi Wong MArch 10/PB 11 GL brings a studio approach to her work at the National Park Service in Washington, DC.

A Super Bong for Civil Rights

Alexander Rosenberg 06 GL is raising awareness for the economics rights of glass-pipe blowers through his collaborative "super bong" project.

Research through Residencies

Recent graduate Anna Riley 14 GL speaks about the value of grants and residencies in moving her practice forward.

Reassessing the Museum Experience

RISD grad student Maia Chao MFA 17 GL and recent alum Josephine Devanbu BRDD 16 PT invite people who never go to art museums to visit and critique the RISD Museum.

Art + Alchemy

Glass students and faculty members team up with visiting scientists and historians to test and validate a 16th-century recipe for gold ruby glass.

Strachan Captivates at RISD Weekend

In his keynote address at this year's alumni and parents' weekend, Tavares Strachan 03 GL revealed the thinking and creative process behind his compelling work.

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