Stories about studios + projects

Breaking Through

A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.

Focusing on Race

To promote dialogue, Nicole Buchanan 15 PH is creating a photographic series on students of color at RISD.

Inspired by Rome

A fabulous exhibition featuring work by alumni of RISD’s popular European Honors Program (EHP) is now at Woods-Gerry Gallery.

Sundance Backs New Documentary

In July the Sundance Institute awarded recent graduate RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH a coveted $35,000 Production Grant to turn an evocative 22-minute visual narrative he has been working on for years into a full-length feature film.

Wintersession Wanderlust

Wintersession – RISD's six-week mini-semester between fall and spring terms – is often a wonderful time for students to go abroad.

Local Collaboration Fosters Global Innovation

Students from RISD and neighboring Brown University worked together again this year to hostA Better World by Design, an annual conference aimed at addressing sustainable solutions to complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in the developing world.

Open Intro to Studio Life

When prospective graduate students visited campus on November 16 for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus session, they responded especially well to opportunities to talk with current students, who were eager to share information about their work, their program and life at RISD.

Fulbright Winners Headed in All Directions

In our increasingly homogenized global society, artists and designers are exploring historical and ethnographic traditions in order to create meaningful, culturally significant work.

TC Colley series 13

“Daddy, is this where they make clouds?”.