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Mississippi Music Stories

In his work with the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, Dean of Liberal Arts Dan Cavicchi has shed new light on how the state's musicians helped define pop music—and how pop music has changed the world.

Place and Process

New Furniture Design faculty member Patty Johnson collaborates with master craftspeople around the world, exploring how objects are transformed by material and culture.

Making an Impression

As a new associate professor, master printmaker Megan Foster 00 PR is looking forward to working with and learning from RISD students.

Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

The Dialogue of Teaching

New Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Keetra Dixon encourages students to take an agnostic approach to ideation and then find the best tool for the job.

A New Space for Sonic Innovation

Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.

Online Arts Education

With the online ART PROF program, Illustration Critic Clara Lieu 98 IL plans to make a high-quality visual arts education accessible to people around the world.

Restoring RI’s Coastal Waters

Students in Landscape Architecture and Sculpture joined an interdisciplinary team of designers and scientists to install sculptural reefs along a waterway at India Point Park in Providence.

Unbound by Convention

As a Guggenheim Fellow, painter and Assistant Professor Angela Dufresne plans to cultivate her work in Italy, where she’ll also serve as chief critic for RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome.