Stories about studios + projects

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.

RISD Fulbright Winners Head to Four Continents

This year, of the 20 RISD students and alumni who applied for Fulbright grants to support research and study abroad, four have been fully funded and a fifth won a Core Scholar Grant via Holy Cross College, where she teaches visual arts.

Looking Sharp

The Oxford Dictionary defines a dandy as “a man unduly devoted to style, neatness and fashion in dress and appearance.

Martin Mull Witnesses the “Madness”

More people know Martin Mull 65 PT/MFA 67 from TV and the movies than from visiting galleries and museums.

Fallen Star Stuck on Rooftop

Passersby are hoping the 35-ton house Do Ho Suh 94 PT has placed teetering off a seven-story building in southern California is more illusion than reality.

Now Showing: New Work by New Faculty

Painters Angela Dufresne and Craig Taylor, two new assistant professors in the Painting department this year, are both interested in innovation and integration.

Mentor Project

When I graduated from RISD 37 years ago, I was lucky to have a mentor in fellow painter and Professor Emeritus Gordon Peers 33 PT.

Polymath Artist Anne Spalter Makes NYC Debut

Naturally attracted to both math and painting,Anne Morgan Spalter MFA 92 PT has always combined left- and right-brain thinking.

Poetry for Life

In her latest book, Mairéad Byrne parcels her poems into tidy little subsets she succinctly summarizes with words like calendar, everyday lunacy, war, family, instructions.

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