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Sundance Backs New Documentary

In July the Sundance Institute awarded recent graduate RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH a coveted $35,000 Production Grant to turn an evocative 22-minute visual narrative he has been working on for years into a full-length feature film.

An Exceptional Mad Man

In 2008, when Chris Jones 52 IA first contacted RISD to see if the school had any interest in the working archive of her late husband Richard W.

Students Propose Public Art for Providence

Students in an interdisciplinary studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the Sculpture department and an accomplished public artist herself, are designing public art installations for the Kennedy Plaza area of downtown Providence.

International Focus on Furniture

From chairs that play on the notion of over-permed hair to lighting that evokes the narrow slot canyons of the American Southwest, new works by RISD Furniture Design majors are expected to attract plenty of attention at the2011 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City this weekend.

Designs to Deliver Comfort

At the shelter run by Family Resources Community Action (FRCA) in Woonsocket, RI, six identical emergency apartments house four families in four bedrooms, with two shared bathrooms, a living room and an eat-in kitchen.

Reimagining the Industrial Waterfront

Graduate students enrolled in Scales of Operation in the Waterfront have big ideas for the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Nurturing Young Talent

Ghanain painter and community artist Munir Mohammed MA 99 finds joy and serenity in teaching.

Seating Revisited

Before graduating in May, Teshia Treuhaft MFA 14 FD represented RISD well at the 2014 Design Indaba Conference in South Africa.

Davis Educational Foundation

RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize the teaching and learning initiatives identified in its 2012 Strategic Plan.

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