News

Luminous Structures

In an interdisciplinary Wintersession studio, students transform architectural glass and mirrors into visually arresting sculptural work.

Recent Grads Win Recognition

Landscape Architecture alumni Siyi He MLA 17 and Yixin Ren MLA 17 are awarded a $20,000 prize for their proposed mixed-income housing complex incorporating multiple community gardens.

Queering Space

Students in a thought-provoking Wintersession course question societal norms that shape our everyday lives.

Portraits in Junk

Painter Rachel Grobstein MFA 13 PT creates miniature tableaus based on everyday objects, compelling viewers to consider the commonly overlooked.

Committing to a Career, Landing in Qatar

Thanks to advice from the RISD Career Center, recent graduate Leekyung Kang MFA 17 PR is happily immersed in a year-long fellowship at VCUarts Qatar.

Tennessee Mountain Home

Recent graduate Rebecca Buglio MFA 16 CR has found the artistic community of her dreams at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN.

Water in the Desert, Ceramics in the Landscape

In a cross-disciplinary fall studio, Landscape Architecture and Ceramics students explored ideas for preserving water resources—and ways of life—in the American Southwest.

Probing Issues of Race

Graduate student Kelly Taylor Mitchell MFA 18 PR translates elements of her personal history into evocative installations and artist’s books.

Pursuing a Different Type

Tapped by Japanese type company Morisawa, type designer Cyrus Highsmith 97 GD is establishing the Providence Drawing Office with help from two recent graduates.

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design