Portraits of Undeniable Presence

Photography grad student Shterna Goldbloom MFA 19 PH explores the complicated intersection of queer and Hasidic experiences.

Kama Sutra Revisited

Illustrator Victo Ngai 10 IL has earned the Society of Illustrator’s 2019 Hamilton King Award for her interpretation of the ancient Sanskrit classic.

Quietly Revolutionary Film Up for an Oscar

Hale County This Morning, This Evening by RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH has been nominated for a 2019 Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary.

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MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

Awards ceremony | Baker & Whitehill artists' book contest

Wednesday, February 20

Fleet Library (Main)

Visiting artist | Nell Irving Painter

Wednesday, February 27

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Visiting artist | Alejandro Cartagena

Tuesday, March 12

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Featured exhibitions on campus

_Scapes 19

RISD students

curated by Curated by Zola Anderson 19 PT, Raghvi Bhatia 19 GL and Kelly Eriksen 19 GL

through Mar 17

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Visions and Revisions

Various artists

through Aug 4

RISD Museum

Baker & Whitehill Artists’ Book Exhibition

RISD students

through Apr 28

Fleet Library at RISD

From the very first year you’ll be urged to experiment.

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies