Stories about studios + projects

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

Drawn in by the Grad Show

Master's degree candidates showcase the culmination of their creative efforts in this year's lively and impressive graduate thesis exhibition at the Providence Convention Center.

Conversing with the Cosmos

A two-person exhibition at Haines Gallery in San Francisco showcases breathtaking images by photographer Linda Connor 67 PH paired with sculpture by Zhan Wang.

Moments in Time

A retrospective exhibition on view in Worcester, MA presents ethereal work artist Esther Solondz MFA 80 PH creates by collaborating with the natural world.

​Beyond the Body

As Photography major Zai Rutter 19 PH prepares for a reading-intensive independent study this spring, issues of identity, language and authenticity are top of mind.

Building a Cohesive Body of Work

Senior Zenzele Ojore 18 PH returns from a summer internship in Uganda with surprising new insights about her own identity as a black American artist.

Continuing the Conversation in Doha

Farah Altaweel MA 17 talks about transitions and her unconventional approach to combatting #fakenews.

RISD Well Represented at Whitney Biennial

Contributing to its critical and popular success, six RISD alumni were invited to show work in the 2017 Whitney Biennial.

Salad Rules

As an outgrowth of her ongoing Salad for President project, artist Julia Sherman 06 PH has released an enticing new cookbook focused on artists who are also creative in the kitchen.

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