Stories about studios + projects

Geometry in the Making

When architect Eduardo Benamor Duarte had an idea for building with porcelain blocks, he turned to RISD’s Ceramics department experts for help.

Student Artwork Gains Exposure at RISD Exposé

With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.

MacNeil, a Master of the Medium

Linda MacNeil 76 SC began her jewelry career when she was just a teenager – twisting wire from her father’s basement workbench and borrowing her mother’s car to sell the earrings, necklaces and belts she crafted to passersby in Hanover, NH.

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 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.

Experimental Exchange

In an interdisciplinary studio known as Clay in Context/Wet Space, Digital Space, Assistant Professor of Architecture Hansy Better and Assistant Professor of Ceramics Linda Sormin challenged students to investigate the intersection of their disciplines through the design and construction of an architectural screen at Harmony Hill School in Chepachet, RI.

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