Skip to main content

DUE TO COVID-19, CLASSES ARE BEING HELD REMOTELY FROM MARCH 30–MAY 22. FIND UPDATES ON OUR HEALTH & WELLNESS SITE AND FROM THE CDC.

Sketchbook | New Heights of Natural Wonder

Accomplished artist Henry Isaacs 73 PT paints 100+ plein air studies in Nepal to prep for a monumental painting of Mount Everest.

Bold Breakthroughs in 3D Weaving

In developing Weavecraft, Associate Professor Brooks Hagan and the Virtual Textiles Research Group are pushing weaving in exciting new directions.

Outside In

Mixed-media artist Esther Solondz MFA 80 PH uses milkweed to create a quirky environmental installation at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA.

Guided by Nature

Work by Industrial Design alums and faculty engaging with the natural world is featured in the Cooper Hewitt’s design triennial.

Quest for Nonviolence

Artist/activist Jordan Seaberry 14 PT encourages students enrolled in RISD’s Pre-College Program to pay attention and get involved in the world around them.

Rethinking NYC’s Trash Challenge

As one of two finalists in the BetterBin.NYC competition, a team of RISD grads is eager for public response to its proposed new trash bins.

Glassblowing Meets Reality TV

Two alumni are central to the cast of the competition show Blown Away on Netflix.

Library Inspires Site-Specific Textiles

Textiles students design custom jacquards for the RISD library’s collection of classic Knoll chairs.

Making Progress in Puerto Rico

Designer Karla López Rivera 04 FD returned to San Juan to launch Isleñas, a socially responsible footwear company.