Designer Matthew Bird 89 ID, an assistant professor of Industrial Design at RISD, learned long ago that the secret to carving out a successful career is thinking outside the box.
Ghanain painter and community artist Munir Mohammed MA 99 finds joy and serenity in teaching.
This spring Janine Antoni MFA 89 SC joined the diverse group of 180 artists, scientists and scholars who won a prestigious 2011Guggenheim Fellowship.
In the Architecture studio Skin Deep, Light as Air, students were asked to transform an abandoned 19th-century mill building in a low-income Providence neighborhood into a mixed-use facility that can support urban agriculture.
Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), is often asked how he can justify spending $150 million to fund the arts when that money could be spent on “real jobs” like building roads.
A curved, shimmering block of apartments in a struggling London neighborhood has won top honors in the2011 Brick Awards, one of the most well-established and respected design awards in the UK.
Photographer Steven Klein 76 PT is notoriously reticent about being interviewed – and about discussing his past, his age, his interests.
When Scott Clark RISD 96 IL first did an internship at Pixar during his senior year, he had no clue that more than a decade later he’d be leading the world’s premier animation crew and helping the company produce one extraordinary hit after another.
Most visual artists intuitively understand that many subject areas, including science and math, are inextricably linked to the fundamentals of design.