Six faculty members win 2050 Fund grants to pursue exciting new initiatives this fall.
An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.
Deborah Zlotsky, a newly appointed assistant professor in Foundation Studies, makes paintings and drawings that blur the line between intention and coincidence.
A MacColl Johnson Fellowship is giving Associate Professor of Foundation Studies Leslie Hirst the freedom to pursue exciting new studio work while on sabbatical.
Surrounded by scraps of splintered foam and crumpled coffee cups, students in Creature-Creation – a Wintersession studio offered by Film/Animation/Video and Big Nazo Lab – barely look up from their half-finished puppets as Faccia Verde Numero Uno, a self-proclaimed extraterrestrial, inspects their progress.
Mapping Learning, a series of public talks and workshops reflecting on RISD’s core mission, has been stimulating dialogue among students, faculty and staff this fall.
For the last year, a consortium of nine Rhode Island colleges and universities—including RISD, Brown and the University of Rhode Island (URI)—has been engaged in a joint, multiyear project to investigate the impact of climate change on marine life.
Every fall, as RISD’s newest students begin the creative rite of passage known asFoundation Studies, they tackle a series of three-dimensional design challenges in theirSpatial Dynamics studios.
In Letting Loose, her latest solo show, neosurrealist painter Wendy Seller, an assistant professor in Foundation Studies, moves beyond her signature style to create intriguing collages.