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Ceramics students in their last year of study develop strategies for cultivating their artistic practices and presenting their work to the wider world.

Promoting Artistic Dialogue

Graduate student Anina Major MFA 17 CR sees her ceramics practice as an expression of her commitment to furthering cultural tradition and making a positive impact on the world.

Walker Connects with Students

When Macarthur Award-winning artist Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR returned to RISD for an open conversation, students were hungry to hear her thoughts.

Building Business Savvy

RISD Careers hosts a full-day entrepreneurial “boot camp” to help artists and designers interested in making a living through their creative work.

Art + Alchemy

Glass students and faculty members team up with visiting scientists and historians to test and validate a 16th-century recipe for gold ruby glass.

A Charette of Historic Proportions

All undergraduate and graduate students in Interior Architecture threw themselves into an intensive design competition to reimagine a space for the RI Historical Society.

Designing a School for the Arts

Students in an advanced architecture studio are exploring how highly specialized programming informs a building’s form and material character.

Finding His Voice

Student Alliance President Patrick Hulse 17 IL says that at RISD he has learned to express himself—both visually and verbally.

Sikander Imagines New Frontiers

As RISD’s 2016 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar, multidisciplinary artist Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR is sharing insights about Islam, collaboration and multiculturalism through a series of public programs.