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Past and Present Collide

“Story is first and foremost in my work,” notes photographer Laura McPhee MFA 86 PH in discussing River of No Return, a solo show that continues through September 22 at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO.

Radically Rethinking Environments

Dana Hamdan MA 13 can’t confine her own imagination.

Teens Develop Portfolios

Eleven ambitious Rhode Island teenagers got a good feel for designing and building in 3D thanks to a weeklong Project Open Door summer studio.

Up Close in Cairo

This summer Sameer Farooq MFA 14 GD found himself feeling the heat while working in one of the most politically explosive areas of the Arab world.

All-Out Arts Immersion

Thirty K–12 art teachers from Rhode Island and beyond got their hands dirty and their energy restored at RISD’s second annual Teachers’ Studio Institute.

Mehretu’s Revolutions on Canvas

Internationally known painter and MacArthur Award winner Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR is currently showing her work in two solo exhibitions on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Spirits High at Commencement 2012

The rainy day last Saturday, June 2, couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 645 graduates who celebrated together with family members and friends at RISD’s 2012 Commencement ceremony.

Under the Arctic Ice

Can the medium of glass open up new ways of thinking about the complexities of silence and sound? As a 2012–13Fulbright grant recipient, Mara Streberger MFA 12 GL spent the winter months of her year abroad in Baffin Bay, Greenland, exploring this question as she learned the ways of the Inuit.

Annealing Research Down Under

Matthew Perez MFA 10 GL is among seven recent RISD alumni to win Fulbright grants for study abroad during the 2010–11 academic year.

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