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Appreciating the Ancient Art of Creativity

“I haven’t had the most typical intern track,” admits Furniture Design senior Adam Hyman in reference to his fall internship at the RISD Museum.

Turner Turns to Water Wars

In his most recent documentary, a timely and provocative film made for Georgia Public Broadcasting,Rhett Turner 98 PH probes the bitter, 20-year-old struggle over water and control of the waterways in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

Students Take Tattoos to New Depths

When the Providence studio The Story Hat (TSH) began to develop their concept for a feature-length animated horror film, they didn’t need to look far to find an abundance of talented young artists to start the production process.

Serious Play

In an interdisciplinary studio built around Cranium, the Hasbro board game that blends language, art, memory and performance, students explored the psychology of game playing with an eye toward developing new games for the future.

Schuleit Reveals Rumors

In fall 2010 a 1,200-sf painting on the concrete façade of UMass Amherst’s Fine Arts Center prompted viewers to interpret it like a giant Rorschach test, thanks to visiting artist and Macarthur FellowAnna Schuleit 98 PT.

Richardson is a Standout in Hollywood

In a career that has brought ever-growing acclaim for cinematographer Robert Richardson 79 FAV, 2010 has proven to be a particularly good year.

Innovative Work in National Spotlight

Jewelry + Metalsmithing and Furniture Design students were among more than 700 professional artists invited to exhibit their work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show, which attracts buyers from throughout the world.

Growing Recognition for New Talent

If winning awards is any gauge of when an “emerging artist” has actually emerged, Philadelphia-based filmmaker, painter and sculptor Ryan Trecartin 04 FAV is definitely there.

From Mundane to More Meaningful

The summer after my freshman year, I got a job through RISD working for a faux finish, mural and fine art company called Imago Dei in Houston, TX.