One afternoon when teaching in the women’s division of Rikers Island – the jam-packed jail complex on an isolated islet just outside New York City – Jenny Lai 10 AP got a crash course on how to make striking shades of eye-shadow by blending toothpaste, ink and powdered Kool-Aid.
Powerful street art projects, a living mini-garden—and a watchful robotic eyeball—are on display in All That Glitters Are Not LEDs, the Digital + Media show now at RISD’s Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery.
If rising senior Cait Cannon 14 GL had to point to one thing that has changed about her since coming to RISD, it would be her newfound sense of self-confidence.
Like a synchronized school of fish, a group of Glass students in RISD’s Hot Shop circle around the casting furnace to check on a collection of newly formed bell-shaped jars.
As the Techstyle Haus team – a cross-disciplinary group of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) – readies their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe, a subset of the group is in Paris presenting the project at the US Embassy.
Like a seasoned gardener, Diana Wagner MID 14 finds joy in seeing things germinate ��� yet, as a second-year graduate student, she’s far too busy to stop and smell the roses.
Mapping Learning, a series of public talks and workshops reflecting on RISD’s core mission, has been stimulating dialogue among students, faculty and staff this fall.
Painter Rebecca Chamberlain 91 AP spent last summer working on the grounds of a psychiatric institution in the Netherlands, exploring how light, air and space affect health and healing.
If you were at RISD in the mid-’90s you may have crossed paths with a masked superhero armed with an oversized Nerf gun.