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.

Beyond the How

Photographer Laura Skinner MFA 09 PH is attracting attention with her series Experimental, which captures marvels of scientific principles.

“You Don’t Look Native”

Photography grad student Maria Sturm MFA 17 PH showed her portraits of Native Americans from Robeson County.

Excavating Myths Made in Hollywood

In a project featured in the Hammer Museum's third biennial exhibition, Daniel Small 07 PH explores how Hollywood imagery influences understandings of world history.

Developing Points of View

At a final critique in May, sophomores in Photography impressed faculty and guests with sophisticated new work.

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.


A solo exhibition at the RISD Museum takes viewers on the road with Photography Critic Jesse Burke MFA 05 PH and his young daughter.

Curatorial Insights

Museum Fellow Edith Young 16 PH helps curator Kate Irvin care for historically significant fashions and fabrics.

Natural Selection

New graduate Jake Sienkiewycz 15 ID/PH brings his love for the outdoors and everything he learned at RISD to his work at Vermont-based outdoor equipment startup Finn Utility.


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