Seven RISD alumni are included in Sight Unseen’s recently released 2016 American Design Hot List.
Students in a cross-disciplinary studio create site-specific installations that bring alive the significance of a historic fort and state park in Newport, RI.
Photography grad student Maria Sturm MFA 17 PH showed her portraits of Native Americans from Robeson County.
Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expand their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles.
Furniture Design and Textiles students in a research studio called Textile into Furniture paired off to design unique pieces of furniture incorporating advanced fabrics and techniques.
An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on a space suit made for simulated space exploration.
Ceramics students in their last year of study develop strategies for cultivating their artistic practices and presenting their work to the wider world.
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.
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.