Stories about studios + projects
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.
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.
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.