Stories about studios + projects
Once the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts was completed in February 2011, students and faculty began hosting lively theater performances, thoughtful exhibitions and interdisciplinary lectures in the five-story, 35,000-square-foot space in the heart of the Brown campus.
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.
It’s the kind of name an A-list indie band would kill for: Rich Brilliant Willing.
Art students and politicians don’t usually speak the same language, much less collaborate towards a common goal.
Artist/designer Amy Devers MFA 01 FD is becoming an increasingly familiar face on TV, always ready to remind viewers of the value of good design.
An interdisciplinary group of graduate students got a fresh perspective on design research thanks to a recent partnership between RISD and Target Corporation.
If the experimental work going on in RISD’s g-speak studio feels a lot like sci-fi, it’s probably because students are working with a groundbreaking technology that’s not yet on the market.
“I haven’t had the most typical intern track,” admits Furniture Design senior Adam Hyman in reference to his fall internship at the RISD Museum.
Jewelry + Metalsmithing and Furniture Design students were among more than 700 professional artists invited to exhibit their work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show, which attracts buyers from throughout the world.