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Co-Works Supports Cross-disciplinary Exploration

Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expand their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles.

Furniture Formed from Fabric

Furniture Design and Textiles students in a research studio called Textile into Furniture paired off to design unique pieces of furniture incorporating advanced fabrics and techniques.

Preparing for Mars

An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on a space suit made for simulated space exploration.

The Big Picture

Ceramics students in their last year of study develop strategies for cultivating their artistic practices and presenting their work to the wider world.

Promoting Artistic Dialogue

Graduate student Anina Major MFA 17 CR sees her ceramics practice as an expression of her commitment to furthering cultural tradition and making a positive impact on the world.

Walker Connects with Students

When Macarthur Award-winning artist Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR returned to RISD for an open conversation, students were hungry to hear her thoughts.

Building Business Savvy

RISD Careers hosts a full-day entrepreneurial “boot camp” to help artists and designers interested in making a living through their creative work.

Art + Alchemy

Glass students and faculty members team up with visiting scientists and historians to test and validate a 16th-century recipe for gold ruby glass.

A Charette of Historic Proportions

All undergraduate and graduate students in Interior Architecture threw themselves into an intensive design competition to reimagine a space for the RI Historical Society.