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Movement and Light

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio experiment with projection and glass.

Chris Taylor’s Hyperrealistic Glass Creations

Faculty member Chris Taylor MFA 02 GL speaks with WBUR about his work and experience on the Netflix reality series Blown Away.

Playing with Light

Students in a virtual Wintersession class use projection, transparency and reflection to create wild visual effects.

Windows on the World

Newly minted Professor Jocelyne Prince discusses the unique and transformative joys of working with glass.

Tavares Strachan’s Ambitious Work

A profile in The New York Times Style Magazine dubs the NYC-based Glass alum “The Artist Whose Medium Is Science.”

Renewed Focus > New Perspective

Assistant Professor Sean Salstrom encourages students to make discoveries within—and beyond—the constraints of remote learning.

Allegories in Glass

With multiple exhibitions this year, Judith Schaechter is attracting new appreciation for her amazing stained glass work.

Pivoting to Fight the Pandemic

RISD makers are helping to address the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.

Glassblowing Meets Reality TV

Two alumni are central to the cast of the competition show Blown Away on Netflix.