Academics Sculpture

News and research

SPUR-Funded Research Underway

Juniors Gina Vestuti and Yukti Agarwal are using grants awarded by RISD Research to document the work of blues musicians in the US and traditional weavers in India.

Objet: Wwake’s Art-Inspired Jewelry

ARTnews profiles jewelry maker and Wwake founder Wing Yau 09 SC.

Five Questions: Derrick Woods-Morrow

A brief interview with one of RISD’s recently hired Schiller Family Assistant Professors in Race in Art and Design.

Alumni Offer Inspiring Advice

The Career Center presents its annual RISD Mindshare lecture series, providing current students with real-world guidance about life after college.

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.