In 1992 when John Willis MFA 86 PH first visited Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, he was an outsider.
Naturally attracted to both math and painting,Anne Morgan Spalter MFA 92 PT has always combined left- and right-brain thinking.
Once the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts was completed in February 2011, students and faculty began hosting lively theater performances, thoughtful exhibitions and interdisciplinary lectures in the five-story, 35,000-square-foot space in the heart of the Brown campus.
RISD has emerged as a top producer of students who qualify for Fulbright grants, according to the US government’s leading sponsor of international exchanges.
It’s like a mini RISD reunion at MoMA PS1 this month, whereGus Van Sant 75 FAV, James Franco 12 DM,media critic and theoristFrancisco Ricardoof RISD’s Digital + Media department and guest artistRyan Trecartin 04 FAVare avoiding the beach in favor of a series of master classes collectively billed asSummer School.
The first sign that RISD Commencement might be a little different was the group of Landscape Architecture graduates covered head to toe in a shaggy mass of unkempt fiber.
Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.
RISD students clearly understand how to coax their craft – as evidenced by works born out of their studios.
For 2012 MacArthur FellowNatalia Almada MFA 01 PH, winning a so-called “genius grant” means one thing: freedom.
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