Stories about studios + projects

Mining the Margins

Artists-in-residence Raqs Media Collective present an experimental film at the Chace Center exploring notions of narrative and counter-narrative in their study of marginalized members of society.

Painting from Life

Julie Gearan’s unconventional portrait of outgoing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee captures his spirit and the mood of his term in office.

Kirloskar gift

RISD is pleased to announce the receipt of the single largest gift ever from an international donor: $1 million to create an endowed fund in support of the Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting.

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With the 2014 release of her latest book Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, cartoonist Roz Chast 77 PT hit a nerve with readers across the country.

New Directions in South Asian Art

RISD’s first Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting Chitra Ganesh is back on campus this semester teaching a seminar on Drawing, Narrative and Materiality in Contemporary South Asian Art.

The View from Afar

Brooklyn-based artist Chitra Ganesh spoke to a packed house last week as RISD’s first Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting.

Movie Stills that are Anything But

RISD Painting Critic Dawn Clements has a unique relationship to space.

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.

Yoga Works

Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.

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