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Polites Recognizes the Power of Place

An interview with Literary Arts and Studies faculty member Taylor Polites, who encourages students to engage with Providence’s rich history and diverse community.

Architecting the Infinite

In a Wintersession studio conceived to open up the imagination, students applied architectural principles to their own designs of fictional cosmic environments.

Quietly Revolutionary Film Up for an Oscar

Hale County This Morning, This Evening by RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH has been nominated for a 2019 Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary.

Kama Sutra Revisited

Illustrator Victo Ngai 10 IL has earned the Society of Illustrator’s 2019 Hamilton King Award for her interpretation of the ancient Sanskrit classic.

Portraits of Undeniable Presence

Photography grad student Shterna Goldbloom MFA 19 PH explores the complicated intersection of queer and Hasidic experiences.

Museum Acquires Edgy Contemporary Prints

Curator Jan Howard explains how Forth Estate’s wide-ranging print archive found a permanent home at the RISD Museum.

Here in RI: Providence Backs Local Designers

Three entrepreneurial alumni and a current faculty member earn 2019 Providence Design Catalyst awards in support of their practices.

Shapeshifters’ Show

A dazzling exhibition at Woods-Gerry Gallery presents an overview of RISD’s evolving Jewelry + Metalsmithing programs.

Bare Bones Beauty

Visiting artist Luci Jockel MFA 16 JM transforms bits and pieces from animals into wearable art that points to the fragility of nature.