Stories about studios + projects
Mapping Learning, a series of public talks and workshops reflecting on RISD’s core mission, has been stimulating dialogue among students, faculty and staff this fall.
“Story is first and foremost in my work,” notes photographer Laura McPhee MFA 86 PH in discussing River of No Return, a solo show that continues through September 22 at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO.
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.
Neil Kraft 78 PH knows that a little edge can go a long way.
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.
In 1992 when John Willis MFA 86 PH first visited Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, he was an outsider.
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.
Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.
For 2012 MacArthur FellowNatalia Almada MFA 01 PH, winning a so-called “genius grant” means one thing: freedom.