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

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.

Between Cultures

After earning a Somerson Scholarship, graduate student Sanié Bokhari MFA 18 PT is able to evolve her artistic voice by commenting on her experiences as a Pakistani living in America.

Timely Design to Address Opioid Epidemic

Students and faculty in Industrial Design have contributed to a project that’s helping people cope with the public health crisis of opioid overdose.

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.

Playful Connections at Project Open Door

Thanks to generous support from Hasbro, local high school students benefitted from the opportunity to explore the possibilities of toy and game design at RISD.

Upcoming events on campus

Aug 28

SneakerKit Workshop

Sep 3

New student orientation

Sep 5

Convocation

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

The Most Astounding ...

Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR

Sep 7 – Oct 14

Sikkema Jenkins and Co.  

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