Stories about studios + projects

RISD Artists in the Whitney Biennial

Five RISD alums are among the 63 artists chosen to participate in this year's Whitney Biennial.

Reassessing the Museum Experience

RISD grad student Maia Chao MFA 17 GL and recent alum Josephine Devanbu BRDD 16 PT invite people who never go to art museums to visit and critique the RISD Museum.

Sikander Imagines New Frontiers

As RISD’s 2016 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar, multidisciplinary artist Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR is sharing insights about Islam, collaboration and multiculturalism through a series of public programs.

Gaining Curatorial Perspective

Painting major Isabelle Rose 17 PT soaked up New York's inspiring cultural scene during a summer internship at MoMA.

A Summer of Art + Tech

Through a four-week internship at the Brooklyn experimental studio Eyebeam, Zak Ziebell BRDD 19 PT gained invaluable professional experience at the intersection of technology and fine art.

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.

The Nth Whoopee of Sight

In concurrent shows hosted by alumni Terry Seaman 69 PT and Heidi Seidelhuber 70 PT, Studio 53 Fine Arts in Maine is celebrating the work and legacies of late RISD professors Robert Hamilton 39 PT and Gerry Immonen.

Painting Privately/Sharing Publicly

During final crits sophomores in Painting shared new work and spoke about the evolution of their creative practices.

The Art of Fulbright Exchanges

Now that they have won Fulbrights for the 2016–17 academic year, Miri Kim 16 PT and Midge Wattles 12 PH plan to take full advantage of exciting cross-cultural exchanges.

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