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  • Ecocentric Practices

    06/02/2014
    An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

  • Plating Perfection

    05/28/2014
    Birch, an award-winning restaurant in Providence, commissioned Ceramics students to create tableware to complement its menu and décor.

  • STEAM Map Debuts on Capitol Hill

    05/12/2014
    President Somerson and RISD students introduced a new interactive tool at last week’s House STEAM Caucus briefing in Washington, DC.

  • Making Multimedia Magic

    05/13/2014
    This week 46 seniors in Film/Animation/Video are premiering their final live action and animated films at nightly public screenings.

  • Zipcar Founder Applauds Sharing Economy

    04/25/2014
    As part of RISD’s Shared Voices series, Robin Chase visited campus to speak about the importance of creating new economic models in a rapidly changing world.

  • Maharam Fellows Work for Social Change

    04/22/2014
    This summer nine RISD students will pursue internships designed to bring art and design thinking to the realm of public policy and large social issues.

  • Eco-friendly Construction in Costa Rica

    03/03/2014
    RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.

  • Picturing the True South

    02/24/2014
    A former NCAA basketball player, RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH is now capturing the quiet moments that offer a rare glimpse into the Alabama Black Belt.

  • Extraterrestrial Experimentation

    02/14/2014
    Students in Creature-Creation recently suited up into their self-made puppet costumes and descended on downtown Providence to film impromptu interactions with the public.

  • Sharing South African Legacies

    02/06/2014
    Students who explored the global slave trade and traveled to South Africa last fall are now sharing their insights in Unearthing Legacy, a powerful exhibition on view through February 27 at RISD’s Red Eye Gallery.

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In informal crits, students are called on to defend their own work and provide constructive feedback to each other.