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RISD Students Share Final Projects in Fall 2022 Critiques

As the semester comes to a close, grads and undergrads in every department gather constructive criticism for their inspiring work.

White Hawk Reflects on Resilience

The latest speaker in RISD’s Indigenous and First Nations Artist Series discusses her own abstract work honoring generations of strong Indigenous women.

Record Number of RISD Fulbrights

Seven artists and designers will advance cross-cultural dialogue across Europe and Asia during the 2022–23 academic year.  

RISD Students Connect with Industry Professionals

Juniors, seniors and grad students meet with representatives from 126 companies from across the globe at annual Design Portfolio Review.

This Wearable Fabric Microphone Can Listen to the World—and Your Body

Popular Science reports on research collaboration between MIT professors and RISD Textiles Professor Anais Missakian.
 

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.

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.

Fall Crits Light Up Campus

RISD students in every department present their work to peers, faculty members and visiting critics.

Reclaiming the Blackstone

Students in a cross-disciplinary fall studio interpret cultural history and use geo-textiles to restore what was once described as “America’s hardest-working river.”