Student Stories

Intersectionality in Action

Film/Animation/Video major Lily Ahree Siegel 17 FAV is creating a short documentary about her extraordinary personal story.

Grounded in History

Students in a cross-disciplinary studio create site-specific installations that bring alive the significance of a historic fort and state park in Newport, RI.

“You Don’t Look Native”

Photography grad student Maria Sturm MFA 17 PH showed her portraits of Native Americans from Robeson County.

Promoting Artistic Dialogue

Graduate student Anina Major MFA 17 CR sees her ceramics practice as an expression of her commitment to furthering cultural tradition and making a positive impact on the world.

Building Business Savvy

RISD Careers hosts a full-day entrepreneurial “boot camp” to help artists and designers interested in making a living through their creative work.

Finding His Voice

Student Alliance President Patrick Hulse 17 IL says that at RISD he has learned to express himself—both visually and verbally.

Design Without Boundaries

As RISD’s first-ever winner of a prestigious Angelo Donghia Foundation scholarship, Madison Kim BRDD 17 IA is feeling on top of the world as she wraps up degrees at both RISD and Brown.

Forging New Connections

As a Jewelry + Metalsmithing major, junior Anthony Anderson 18 JM is discovering new ways to speak through art.

Digital Transfusion

As a summer intern at Weebly, graphic designer Zach Deocadiz 17 GD worked to connect the principles of print design to the world of tech.