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RISD Student Wins a Windgate

Like objects you’d find among shipwrecked ruins on the ocean floor, the teapots, cups and vesselsRebecca Manson 11 CR creates instantly recall artifacts from a gilded age – broken, moldy and crushed, but also sculpted into a gorgeous state of decay.

RISD Appoints Interim Academic Leadership

Rhode Island School of Design has tapped three RISD alumni, professors and department heads for key leadership positions for next academic year.

RISD Ranks #1 for Fine Arts Grad Programs

For the third year running, US News & World Report announced today that RISD tops its rankings of the best Fine Arts Schools, which looks at graduate programs in art and design throughout the country.

Game Changer

For the past decade, Katie Salen MFA 92 GD has been playing and designing games, employing everything from giant inflatable game pieces to karaoke ice cream trucks to transform her theories of gaming into powerful tools for innovation and learning.

Commitment and Community

Launching a new enterprise – whether it’s an art and design project, an online startup or an entrepreneurial business venture – requires strong commitment and an even stronger community.

A Better Biennial

It happens in Venice.

Students’ Holiday Gallery Stands Out

RISD Exposé, a student-run temporary art and design gallery and gift shop, has been attracting crowds in downtown Providence during its 2010 holiday run.

Printmaking Professor Illuminates Engraving

For the recent RISD Museum exhibition The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650, Associate Curator Emily Peters and Professor of Printmaking Andrew Raftery teamed up to bring the age-old art of engraving to life for contemporary audiences.

Foundations Professors Transform Wellesley

In March 2010, work by Foundation Studies professors Thomas Mills and Ken Horii was featured in a four-person exhibition at Wellesley’s Jewett Art Gallery.