Students who choose to supplement their studio majors with a Concentration in Art History can get a firsthand look at the profession of museum curatorship via the Museum Fellows program.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a career that has brought ever-growing acclaim for cinematographer Robert Richardson 79 FAV, 2010 has proven to be a particularly good year.
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.
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.