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Students Propose Public Art for Providence

Students in an interdisciplinary studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the Sculpture department and an accomplished public artist herself, are designing public art installations for the Kennedy Plaza area of downtown Providence.

Local Collaboration Fosters Global Innovation

Students from RISD and neighboring Brown University worked together again this year to hostA Better World by Design, an annual conference aimed at addressing sustainable solutions to complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in the developing world.

Alum’s Neurotic Machines at Bell Gallery

Meridith Pingree MFA 03 SC is a maker of geometric and jittery forms.

Poetics of Space

In her 30-year career, international contemporary artistKristin Jones 79 SC has explored concepts of space and time with public art projects that are often enormous in scale.

Message in a Bottle

Using thousands of recycled water and milk bottles, Professor and Head of SculptureEllen Driscoll has created an ambitious new work of public art for Providence’s waterfront.

Alum Wins Guggenheim for Body-Generated Art

This spring Janine Antoni MFA 89 SC joined the diverse group of 180 artists, scientists and scholars who won a prestigious 2011Guggenheim Fellowship.

Sitings 13

On Thursday, March 21, the student artists who won the RISD Museum’s Sitings 2013 competition discussed their inspiration and their process at an opening reception to celebrate their new work.

Back to the Source

Now that Taylor Baldwin 05 SC has joined the full-time faculty in Sculpture, he says that it’s “surreal” to be back on campus working with professors he learned from as an undergraduate.

Maharam Fellows Work for Social Change

It wouldn’t be wise to poke holes in the plastic-wrapped package now on its way to Blake Hiltunen MFA 14 SC.