Stories about studios + projects

Unbound by Convention

As a Guggenheim Fellow, painter and Assistant Professor Angela Dufresne plans to cultivate her work in Italy, where she’ll also serve as chief critic for RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome.

The Nth Whoopee of Sight

In concurrent shows hosted by alumni Terry Seaman 69 PT and Heidi Seidelhuber 70 PT, Studio 53 Fine Arts in Maine is celebrating the work and legacies of late RISD professors Robert Hamilton 39 PT and Gerry Immonen.

Painting Privately/Sharing Publicly

During final crits sophomores in Painting shared new work and spoke about the evolution of their creative practices.

The Art of Fulbright Exchanges

Now that they have won Fulbrights for the 2016–17 academic year, Miri Kim 16 PT and Midge Wattles 12 PH plan to take full advantage of exciting cross-cultural exchanges.

Artful Dodger Now Showing

Long interested in balancing digital and analogue processes, Alex Dodge 01 PT has created a wonderful new series of paintings for Love May Fail, But Courtesy Will Prevail, his first New York solo show in five years.

Riding High

Sophomore Nina Ripich 18 PT finds solace and creative freedom by connecting with horses in RISD’s equestrian club.

Drawing from the Deep

Students in a Wintersession studio focused on whaling travel back in time at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Shaping the Future

In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.

Champion of Failure

After winning two fellowships at graduation, Whitney Oldenburg MFA 15 PT is happy to continue turning life’s disappointments into compelling works of art.

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