Stories about studios + projects

RISD Artists in the Whitney Biennial

Five RISD alums are among the 63 artists chosen to participate in this year's Whitney Biennial.

Mixing It Up During Wintersession

Sculpture grad students Makia Sharp MFA 17 SC and Ellie Tomlinson MFA 17 SC are co-teaching a Wintersession course called Intersecting Dimensions.

Grounded in History

Students in a cross-disciplinary studio create site-specific installations that bring alive the significance of a historic fort and state park in Newport, RI.

Co-Works Supports Cross-disciplinary Exploration

Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expand their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles.

Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

Restoring RI’s Coastal Waters

Students in Landscape Architecture and Sculpture joined an interdisciplinary team of designers and scientists to install sculptural reefs along a waterway at India Point Park in Providence.

Exploring Ideas in the Dunes

Building on his work with the National Park Service last summer, Maharam STEAM Fellow Joseph Fellows 16 SC is teaching a 3D imaging workshop this month in Colorado.

Under the Great Wide Open

In an intense, performance-oriented workshop, RISD undergrads and Brown MFA candidates in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies make new discoveries through collaboration.

New RISD Fulbright Scholars

Three recent alumni have earned 2015–16 Fulbright grants to collaborate with artists and designers in Brazil, India and Austria.

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