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Polymath Artist Anne Spalter Makes NYC Debut

Naturally attracted to both math and painting,Anne Morgan Spalter MFA 92 PT has always combined left- and right-brain thinking.

Poetry for Life

In her latest book, Mairéad Byrne parcels her poems into tidy little subsets she succinctly summarizes with words like calendar, everyday lunacy, war, family, instructions.

Painting What the Eye Can’t See

Lizzie Kripke 14 PT knew she would get the chance to study marine biology during her summer internship at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab [MBL].

Tribal Nuances in Black and White

Paintings by RISD ProfessorDuane Slick are featured inWe Are Here!: The Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship, which opened on June 2 at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye Center in New York.

Abstract Analysis

Inspired by artistTomory Dodge 98 PT, who graduated from RISD more than a decade before he arrived on campus himself, Arthur Peña MFA 12 PT interviewed the Los Angeles-based painter and then welcomed him to campus to give an artist’s talk on April 17, 2012.

Swarovski Sparks Experimentation

A sponsored RISD studio by global fine crystal manufacturer Swarovski kicks off its visiting artist lecture series with contemporary artist Rashaad Newsome.

Schuleit Reveals Rumors

In fall 2010 a 1,200-sf painting on the concrete façade of UMass Amherst’s Fine Arts Center prompted viewers to interpret it like a giant Rorschach test, thanks to visiting artist and Macarthur FellowAnna Schuleit 98 PT.

From Mundane to More Meaningful

The summer after my freshman year, I got a job through RISD working for a faux finish, mural and fine art company called Imago Dei in Houston, TX.