Academics Sculpture

News And Research

Crafting Connections

Visiting scholar Namita Gupta Wiggers encourages RISD students to use research as a way of catalyzing community, action and visibility.

In Newport, an Entrancing Performance Piece Responds to the Rising Seas

Vogue raves about new work by alumna Melissa McGill.

Class of 2021 Q&A | Sculpture

Four graduating fine arts students discuss the joy of working with their hands and mixing mediums at RISD.

Cultivating the Creative Process

Sculpture majors in a junior research studio draw inspiration from visiting experts working in a wide range of disciplines.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Among the Best

Several RISD artists rose to the top of various year-end roundups of creative achievement.

Eisenman’s Perpetual Motion

After a hugely productive year, Nicole Eisenman took a break from making to deliver the RISD Museum’s Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Between + Beyond at the Biennials

Nicole Eisenman 87 PT and Korakrit Arunanondchai 09 PR are the only two artists worldwide invited to show in both the 2019 Whitney and Venice biennials.

Breaking Glass Boundaries

Pioneering glass artist Therman Statom returns to RISD to speak with students about the value of building community.