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.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

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

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

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

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