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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.

Giżycki Honored in Zagreb

Polish filmmaker Marcin Giżycki, a senior critic in the History of Art and Visual Culture department, recently accepted the Animafest Zagreb Award for Outstanding Contributions to Animation Studies.

Improving Air Travel

A cross-disciplinary spring studio sponsored by Textron Aviation Inc. invites students to reimagine the experience of flying.

Critical Design Can Change the World

In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical Futures symposium.

Culture, Community and Clay

Assistant Professor of Ceramics David Katz revels in the resources, community and mix of disciplines he’s discovering at RISD.

Striking Student Designs in NYC + Milan

Eight RISD students in Furniture Design and Textiles are exhibiting crocheted and knitted furniture as part of Italy’s renowned design triennial.

The Allure of Close Observation

As a Mellon Faculty Fellow, Professor John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID is building new opportunities for faculty and students to engage with the RISD Museum’s stunning collection.