Stories about studios + projects
Brooklyn-based artist Chitra Ganesh spoke to a packed house last week as RISD’s first Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting.
RISD Painting Critic Dawn Clements has a unique relationship to space.
Students in an interdisciplinary studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the Sculpture department and an accomplished public artist herself, are designing public art installations for the Kennedy Plaza area of downtown Providence.
Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.
Artist Bo Joseph 92 PT begins his creative process by scavenging culturally and historically resonant artifacts – Roman helmets, erotic figures, Louis XIV chairs, even children’s clipart from Germany.
Painting ProfessorDonna Bruton, who has taught at RISD for 18 years and has had two shows in Providence since last summer, has long maintained a productive tension in her work between seemingly contradictory influences.
Photographer Steven Klein 76 PT is notoriously reticent about being interviewed – and about discussing his past, his age, his interests.
When David Stark 91 PT moved to New York shortly after graduation, he expected to follow the path of many fellow art school grads.
Multidisciplinary artist and MacArthur fellow Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR encourages RISD students to question societal norms and reimagine the future.