News

Changing Nature of Place

Recent Printmaking graduates Laura Post MFA 16 PR and Kate Aitchison MFA 16 PR experiment with papermaking techniques and materials along the San Juan River in southern Utah.

Half a Century of Activism

Artist and former Black Panther Party member Emory Douglas shares highlights from more than 50 years of creative resistance.

Discussing Identity + Inspiration

Students invited this year’s MLK honoree Emory Douglas to lead an open critique of the student-curated -ISMS exhibition.

Mixing It Up During Wintersession

Sculpture grad students Makia Sharp MFA 17 SC and Ellie Tomlinson MFA 17 SC are co-teaching a Wintersession course called Intersecting Dimensions.

We the People Have Much to Say

Artist/activist Shepard Fairey 92 IL worked with The Amplifier Foundation to share a message of inclusivity at the 2017 US presidential inauguration.

Standing Up for Equal Rights

Textiles faculty member Gina Gregorio 92 TX creates wearables with a message for the Women’s March on Washington.

Disarming Conversation in Santa Fe

Designer Yuki Murata MID 02 hopes to make the city she calls home a hub for design-centered problem solving addressing global issues such as nuclear proliferation.

Good Vibe @MLK Day of Service

Students, faculty and staff members volunteer in record numbers for RISD's MLK Day of Service 2017.

Overcoming Obstacles

Cyclo-cross enthusiasts David Kessler 18 ID, Lizzie Wright 18 ID and Marcus Peabody MFA 19 GD devote most weekends to bicycle racing.