Stories about studios + projects

Students Stretch the Art of Books

The 2018 iteration of RISD’s Student Artist’s Book Competition teems with brilliant work.

Committing to a Career, Landing in Qatar

Thanks to advice from the RISD Career Center, recent graduate Leekyung Kang MFA 17 PR is happily immersed in a year-long fellowship at VCUarts Qatar.

Probing Issues of Race

Graduate student Kelly Taylor Mitchell MFA 18 PR translates elements of her personal history into evocative installations and artist’s books.

An Artist/Officer

As a lieutenant in the US Navy, printmaker Cole Swavely MFA 13 PR draws lessons from his studio practice that help him serve and lead.

Student Interventions @RISD Museum

This year's Dorner Prize goes to an outdoor installation critiquing institutional bias and a performance piece meditating on slavery, the civil rights movement and the beauty of black people.

Making it Work Post-RISD

Four alumni with remarkably different real-world experience came to RISD in late February for a panel discussion called Working it. Making it Work.

In Their Own Words

A recent series of woodcut portraits by Daniel Heyman, a Senior Critic in Printmaking, is highlighted in the current issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Exploring the Brilliance of Cuba

In January RISD students explored and created work inspired by Cuba during a month-long Wintersession travel/study course.

Transcending Medium

Colombian artist Vanessa Nieto Romero MFA 17 PR embraces a variety of mediums to convey messages about women’s rights and human dignity.

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