Stories about studios + projects

RISD Fulbright Winners Head to Four Continents

This year, of the 20 RISD students and alumni who applied for Fulbright grants to support research and study abroad, four have been fully funded and a fifth won a Core Scholar Grant via Holy Cross College, where she teaches visual arts.

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Neil Kraft 78 PH knows that a little edge can go a long way.

RISD Alumni Win 2010 USA Fellowships

In a ceremony held on December 7, 2010 at New York’s Lincoln Center, the arts advocacy foundation United States Artists awarded unrestricted $50,000 grants toNatalia Almada MFA 01 PH and Matthias Pliessnig 03 FDin support of their ongoing work in film and furniture/sculpture, respectively.

Capturing a Reservation

In 1992 when John Willis MFA 86 PH first visited Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, he was an outsider.

Fulbright Cites RISD as a Top Producer of Scholars

RISD has emerged as a top producer of students who qualify for Fulbright grants, according to the US government’s leading sponsor of international exchanges.

Documenting Truth

Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.

Pure Genius

For 2012 MacArthur FellowNatalia Almada MFA 01 PH, winning a so-called “genius grant” means one thing: freedom.

Documentaries Focused on Global Issues

Photographer, historian and documentary filmmaker Rhett Turner 98 PH talked about his inspiration, his experiences traveling the globe, and his photo and video work in a public conversation with Deborah Bright, Interim Dean of Fine Arts.

Turner Turns to Water Wars

In his most recent documentary, a timely and provocative film made for Georgia Public Broadcasting,Rhett Turner 98 PH probes the bitter, 20-year-old struggle over water and control of the waterways in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

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