In an interdisciplinary studio built around Cranium, the Hasbro board game that blends language, art, memory and performance, students explored the psychology of game playing with an eye toward developing new games for the future.
In fall 2010 a 1,200-sf painting on the concrete façade of UMass Amherst’s Fine Arts Center prompted viewers to interpret it like a giant Rorschach test, thanks to visiting artist and Macarthur FellowAnna Schuleit 98 PT.
In a career that has brought ever-growing acclaim for cinematographer Robert Richardson 79 FAV, 2010 has proven to be a particularly good year.
Jewelry + Metalsmithing and Furniture Design students were among more than 700 professional artists invited to exhibit their work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show, which attracts buyers from throughout the world.
If winning awards is any gauge of when an “emerging artist” has actually emerged, Philadelphia-based filmmaker, painter and sculptor Ryan Trecartin 04 FAV is definitely there.
The summer after my freshman year, I got a job through RISD working for a faux finish, mural and fine art company called Imago Dei in Houston, TX.
On a normal day, Julien Nguyen, a sophomore in Painting, can usually be found in the studio, immersed in oil paint and linseed oil.
Textiles juniors, seniors and graduate students welcomed both the rigorous design challenge and incredible exposure to the industry afforded by a spring semester Knitted Fabrics studio that partnered with Zegna Baruffa, one of the largest high-end apparel yarn companies in Italy.
Before Movable Type was a blogging platform, it was a technology breakthrough in its own right, allowing printing to become a widespread way of disseminating information, not unlike blogging in its effects on culture and society.