Stories about studios + projects

Snyder Wins a Guggenheim

Last week Professor Dean Snyder, head of the Sculpture department, learned that he is one of 175 scholars, artists and scientists in the US and Canada to earn a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship to support further work in their fields.

RISD Tops the Year in Review

A remarkable eight of the 40 projects selected for the Public Art Network’s2010 Year in Review were created by RISD alumni and faculty.

BEASTS Benefits from RISD Work

With its runaway successes at Sundance and Cannes, the atmospheric, deeply allegorical movieBeasts of the Southern Wild has taken the film world by storm.

Working with Rwandans

Fourteen artists who met at RISD have teamed up with a print shop, a design firm and a women's association in Rwanda to raise funds through their artwork for a very tangible goal: to build community housing in a rural Rwandan village.

Making the Hunger Games’ Mockingjay

After working on dozens of blockbuster films, jewelry designer Dana Schneider 82 SC felt like she won the lottery when asked to create the iconic mockingjay pin for The Hunger Games.

Seeing Color in a Whole New Light

At first glance, the group on stage had nothing in common.

RISD Partners with US State Department

As it approaches its 50th anniversary, the US State Department’s office of ART in Embassies (AIE) has chosen renowned sculptorJim Drain 98 SC to create a site-specific work for a new US embassy compound being built in Rabat, Morocco.

Student Artwork Gains Exposure at RISD Exposé

With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.

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