Nature Lab Wins NSF Support

Funding from a $280,000 EAGER grant will enable RISD to develop a maker space and K–12 curriculum focused on bio-design and its relationship to real-world problems.

News highlights

RISD Standouts at Comic-Con

Comic book artists Sonny Liew 01 IL, Erica Henderson 08 FAV and Anne Szabla 10 IL collected multiple Eisner Awards at Comic-Con 2017.

Carving a Personal Path at RISD

Rising senior Dennis Krawec 18 ID is studying Chinese in Beijing and preparing for an unconventional final year at RISD.

Supporting Cross-Cultural Engagement

RISD and the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation are working together to support the UAE’s emerging art scene.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

In RISD’s newest academic concentration, students create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

Tapping into Tanzanian Roots

Rising senior Malaika Temba 18 TX finds artistic inspiration in the rapidly changing culture of her father’s homeland.

Upcoming events on campus

Aug 17

Ars Necronomica: Wonders of the Visible Weird opening reception

Aug 28

SneakerKit Workshop

Sep 3

New student orientation

Featured exhibitions off campus

Explorations

Susan Osgood 78 PT

through Aug 27

Museum Georg Steindorf

Energy Field

Liz Collins 91 TX/MFA 99

through Aug 31

Tang Museum

Multiple Impressions

Annie Evelyn 99 FD/MFA 07

through Sep 2

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Jewels of Glass

Linda MacNeil 76 SC

through Oct 1

the Museum of Glass

Rainfield

Daniel Clayman 86 GL

through Jan 23

MassArt

RISD in the media