Student Stories

Rethinking Science Through Art

Grad student Stephanie Muscat MFA 17 DM combines hands-on making skills with a lifelong love of science.

Drawing from the Deep

Students in a Wintersession studio focused on whaling travel back in time at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Making a Show from Scratch

From acting to making music, costumes and artwork, students in this year’s Theater Production Workshop are going all out to bring an original performance to life this week.

Drawing Marathon

Students in an intense Wintersession studio (re)discover the essential power of drawing.

Under the Great Wide Open

In an intense, performance-oriented workshop, RISD undergrads and Brown MFA candidates in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies make new discoveries through collaboration.

Balancing Act

Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.

Inviting New Experiences

Small-town dreamer Vaughan Carman 18 AP thanks the RISD community for awakening him to a world of possibilities.

Exploring Sound + Space at the RISD Museum

Architecture students present an interactive, multimedia performance piece that brings the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery to life.

Finding Her Footing

After a bit of culture shock last year, Yasemin Orhan 18 FAV has been adjusting to life far from Istanbul and warming to the camaraderie in the Film/Animation/Video department.