Stories about studios + projects

Impossible Meetings

In two provocative new shows, artist Janine Antoni MFA 89 SC presents visceral responses to embodied experience.

Uncreative Practices

Poet and provocateur Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC leads a cross-disciplinary discussion about questions of plagiarism and originality in art, design and higher ed.

Iron in Winter

Students in a Sculpture studio learn about the surprises of working with molten metal during a full-day “iron pour.”

Wild Sculpture

Two graduate students recently made substantial steel sculptures that now have a permanent home at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.

Waxing Poetic

Recent graduate Haley Davis 13 SC lands a plum job maintaining the wax figures at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco.

Light and Dark

The Hollywood tabloids are abuzz this summer with news about first-time novelist Annie Weatherwax 84 SC.

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.

Local Collaboration Fosters Global Innovation

Students from RISD and neighboring Brown University worked together again this year to hostA Better World by Design, an annual conference aimed at addressing sustainable solutions to complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in the developing world.

Alum’s Neurotic Machines at Bell Gallery

Meridith Pingree MFA 03 SC is a maker of geometric and jittery forms.

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