Stories about studios + projects

Set on a Life in the Arts

Recent graduate Renee Yu Jin 18 SC reflects on the “lovable” problems of sculpture and the insight she has gained about privilege and art-making.

Drawn in by the Grad Show

Master's degree candidates showcase the culmination of their creative efforts in this year's lively and impressive graduate thesis exhibition at the Providence Convention Center.

Shifting Focus After the Storm

Two art students from Puerto Rico are studying at RISD this semester as part of an AICAD exchange program initiated in the aftermath of Hurricane María.

Luminous Structures

In an interdisciplinary Wintersession studio, students transform architectural glass and mirrors into visually arresting sculptural work.

Huxtable’s Breathless Delivery

Speaking to students and faculty, the shape-shifting artist traces her path from research to performance to solo exhibition and back again.

Finch Focuses on Perception

Thriving multidisciplinary artist Spencer Finch MFA 89 SC shares with students his unique, experiential approaches to making work.

The Art of Deep Ecology

A Maharam STEAM Fellowship enabled Lee Pivnik 18 SC to pursue his ongoing commitment to conservation during a summer residency in Arizona.

RISD Well Represented at Whitney Biennial

Contributing to its critical and popular success, six RISD alumni were invited to show work in the 2017 Whitney Biennial.

Body Language

The Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA presents a remarkable retrospective of sculptural glass jewelry by pioneering studio artist Linda MacNeil 76 SC.

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