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Inventive Tools Spark Innovative Designs

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.

Seller Lets Loose

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.

Reimagining Household Chores

Students in Architecture, Foundation Studies, Industrial Design and Interior and Landscape Architecture participated in a series of special interdisciplinary courses focused on a future in which gadgets and machines help ease the burden of household chores.

Students Design for Clad In

Intricate folded-paper sculpture created by students inPamela Unwin-Barkley’s Spatial Dynamics Foundation studios go on display tomorrow atClad In, a designer clothing shop in Providence’s Wayland Square.

Eclectic Obsessions in ‘What She Saw’

Lately, artist Amy Goodwin 87 ID­ has been obsessed with an eclectic set of things she sums up as “roses, gardens, campfires and rabbits.

Hats Off to Foundation Students

More than a dozen Foundation students mixed and mingled at the opening of the 2012 Foundation Studies Triennial Exhibition at Woods-Gerry Gallery wearing the “extreme” hats they completed just last month.

RISD Appoints Interim Academic Leadership

Rhode Island School of Design has tapped three RISD alumni, professors and department heads for key leadership positions for next academic year.

Foundations Professors Transform Wellesley

In March 2010, work by Foundation Studies professors Thomas Mills and Ken Horii was featured in a four-person exhibition at Wellesley’s Jewett Art Gallery.

Foundation Roommates Bike Cross-Country

When Max Frieder 12 PT and Alan Johnson 12 PT were thrown together as roommates their first year at RISD, they had little idea that nine months later they would embark on a profound artistic adventure together.

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