News

Connecting with the Class of 2022

Kicking off the academic year and getting to know a multinational, community-minded group of incoming students.

Fellowships Support Painters’ Progress

Two New York-based painters with RISD connections have earned 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships in support of ongoing studio exploration.

Considering Cultural Appropriation

A trio of visiting scholars delves into questions of censorship, exploitation, power dynamics and the importance of engaging in difficult conversations.

New Partnership Centers on Moroccan Craft

Moroccan artisans and designers visit RISD as part of a multiphase cultural exchange program.

Learning to Take Risks

First-year students present impressive work at their first end-of-semester critiques and get valuable feedback from faculty mentors.

Finding Common Creative Ground

As of this fall RISD students can pursue interdisciplinary concentrations in two new areas: Drawing or Computation, Technology and Culture.

The Transformative Power of Art

New AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow Adela Goldbard believes in the political power of art to generate critical thinking and social transformation.

Carving a Personal Path at RISD

Rising senior Dennis Krawec 18 ID is studying Chinese in Beijing and preparing for an unconventional final year at RISD.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

In RISD’s newest academic concentration, students create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

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